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iuse.JPGMy primary academic interests are cultural and historical geography. Particularly I am drawn to religions, music, film, trees, cultural landscapes, folk culture, maps, piracy, things ancient, medieval, and pagan… and animals of all kinds.


·         Born in Seattle (1958), grew up in Indianapolis,

            graduated from North Central High School (1977)

·         Graduated from Purdue (International Agriculture 1980)

·         Peace Corps in Cameroon 1981-82

·         Masters in Geography, University of Washington 1985

·         PhD in Geography from LSU (Baton Rouge) 1991

·         Taught at St Norbert College in Wisconsin 1989-1993                                        IU Southeast Campus

·         Moved to New Albany IN to teach at IU Southeast 1993

pan_asleep.jpg       Dr. Peter Galvin                                                                                                                                                                     
Associate Professor of Geography                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             

p of p.jpguntitled.JPG                          Geosciences Department
                        School of Natural Sciences

                     Indiana University Southeast
         4201 Grant Line Rd. New Albany,  IN 47150


      Office: Life Sciences 149   Spring 2009  hours  

   M 3-4 pm   T 4-5 pm   W 12 noon-1pm & by appt.


         Course Information                                                         Professional Associations           

·         GEOG 110 Introduction to Human Geography                        Association of American Geographers

·         GEOG 307 Biogeography                                                        National Council for Geographic Education                                                        

·         GEOG 333 Introductory Cartography                          North American Cartographic Information Society

·         GEOG 418 Historical Geography                                                       National Geographic Society

·         GEOG 326 Geography of North America                             Geography Educators' Network of Indiana

·         GEOG 323 Geography of Latin America                                  Indiana Academy of Social Sciences

·         GEOG 425 Geography of Africa                     International Association for the Study of Environment, Space, and Place