Alan Marcus | Towson University


Selected Publications:

2020. Marcus, Alan P. The Dangers of the Geographical Imagination in the U.S. Eugenics
Movement Geographical Review (4)111: 1-21.

 2020. ___. Skiffle in the U.K.: The Indigenization of a Musical Genre. Journal of Cultural Geography (37)2: 216-235.

 2020 ___.  Where is the Geography? The Geographical Predicaments of the Panethnic
Terms, “Hispanic” and “Latino.” Journal of Latin American Geography 19(2):170-190.

2015   Marcus, Alan P.   Convenient Liaisons: Brazilian Immigration/Emigration and
the Spatial-relationships of Religious Networks, Space, Populations, Societies (2014-2-3)2-12.

2013___. Sex, Color, and Geography: Racialized Relations in Brazil and its Predicaments.
Annals of the Association of American Geographers 103(5):1282-1299.

2011___. Rethinking Brazil’s Place within Latin Americanist Geography.  Journal of Latin American Geography 10(1): 129- 147.

2011__. Experiencing Ethnic Economies. Journal of Immigrant and Refugee Studies. 9:1–24.

2009___. Brazilian Immigration to the United States and the Geographical Imagination. 
Geographical Review 99 (4): 481-498.

2009___. (Re)Creating Places and Spaces in Two Countries: Brazilian Transnational
Migration Processes.   Journal of Cultural Geography (26)2: 173-198.

 Book Chapters:

2019   Marcus, Alan P.  Population Geographies of Brazil: A Geographer’s Personal and Professional
Viewpoints. In Human Geography and Professional Mobility.  International Experiences, Critical Reflections,
Practical Insights
. W. A. Kusek and N. Wise (Eds.), pp. 13-24.  New York and London: Routledge. 

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2016     Marcus, Alan P. Introduction.  In Navigating Autobiographies. Transnational Geographers in the United States.  A. P. Marcus (Ed.), pp. xi-xxi. Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Books.

2016    ____. Navigating My Autobiogeography: From Brazil to Baltimore. In Navigating Autobiographies. Transnational Geographers in the United States. A.P. Marcus (Ed.), pp.1-18.  Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Books.

2013     ___. Global moves from and to Brazil.  In Careers without Borders: Critical Perspectives, pp.93-106.  Y. Baruch and C. Reis (Eds.). Oxford, UK: Routledge.

2011     ___. Racial Self-identification among Brazilian Immigrants in the U.S. and
Returnees in Brazil.  In Race, Ethnicity, and Place in a Changing America (Second Edition), pp. 197-209.  J. Frazier, E.Tettey-Fio, and N. Henry (Eds.). NY: SUNY press.

2011      ___. Transnational Rio de Janeiro: (Re)Visiting Geographical Experiences.
In Growing Up Transnational: Identity and Kinship in a Global Era, pp. 21-35.  May Friedman and Silvia Schultermandl (Eds.). Toronto, Canada: University
of Toronto Press.

Books:

(Forthcoming, April 2021) Marcus, Alan P.  Confederate Exodus: Social and Environmental Forces in the Migration of U.S. Southerners
to Brazil
.  Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press.

Marcus, Alan P. (Ed.) 2016. Navigating Autobiographies. Transnational Geographers in the United States.  Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Books.

___. 2011   Towards Rethinking Brazil: A Thematic and Regional Approach. NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

  Awards:

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 2018 — Lord Baltimore Fellowship awarded by the Maryland Historical Society, Baltimore

2018-19 — Towson University Diversity Fellowship awarded by the Office of the Provost,
Towson University.

2017 — Grant Award by Towson University College of Liberal Arts Faculty Research
Grant. “Confederados in Brazil”.

2016 — Travel Grant Award by Towson University College of Liberal Arts Faculty Research
Grant.

2013 — National Endowment of the Humanities (NEH) supported grant, guest talk, “The Great
Migration”, Delta State University, Cleveland, Mississippi (July 7).

2012 — National Endowment of the Humanities (NEH) supported grant, guest talk, “The
Great Migration”, Delta State University, Cleveland, Mississippi (July 14).

2011 — Recipient of Towson University Faculty Fellowship, 2011-2013: Towards a     
Geography of the Blues: Approaches to Understanding the Cultural Landscapes of
the Mississippi Delta.

 


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