PROFESSOR EMERITUS OF GEOGRAPHY
Geography of Elections. The geographical aspects of American political culture. Legislative redistricting and gerrymandering.
U.S./West Virginia Professor of the Year 2007Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), Washington, DC.http://wvutoday.wvu.edu/n/2007/11/15/6331
West Virginia University Foundation Outstanding University Teacher Award 2007.http://wvutoday.wvu.edu/n/2007/04/17/5631
Association of American Publishers, Professional and Scholarly Publishing Division, Outstanding Single Volume Reference Book in the Humanities & Social Sciences of 2006 for the Historical Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections 1788 – 2004http://wvutoday.wvu.edu/n/2007/03/06/5449