Peter Koby

Research Focus

Historical Geography

Education

  • MSc Geography 2014, The Pennsylvania State University
  • BA Geography 2012, Kent State University
  • BA Anthropology 2012, Kent State University

Courses Taught

  • GEOG 122 TA
  • GEOG 030 WEB TA
  • GEOG 123 TA
  • GEOG 160 TA

Publications

Koby, P. J. “Digital Visualization of Colonial Cartography: Patterns of Wealth in the Sugar Colony of Barbados.” Masters thesis, The Pennsylvania State University, 2014.

 

Koby, P. J. “Spatial analysis of ancient Maya settlement near karst sinkholes at Xuenkal, Yucatán, Mexico.” Undergraduate Thesis, Kent State University Honors College, 2012.

Presentations

Koby, P. J. “‘Sugar of All Sorts…Clayed & Refined’: Historical GIS and the Landscape of Sugar in Colonial Barbados”. Slideshow presentation at the annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Los Angeles, April, 2013.

 

Koby, P. J. “Spatial analysis of ancient Maya settlement near karst sinkholes at Xuenkal, Yucatán, Mexico.” Poster presented at the Graduate Student Symposium, Kent State University, Kent, OH, April, 2012.

 

Blanford, J., and P. J. Koby. Workshop of SymbolStore project with Dept. of Homeland Security agencies, Washington, DC, January 2013.

Memberships

Gamma Theta Upsilon, Geography Honors Society