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Dr. Joe Tokosh

Title: Assistant Professor of Geography
Department: History and Geography
Email: joseph.tokosh@nicholls.edu
Office Phone: 985-448-4253
Office Location: 232 Peltier Hall

Education:

Ph.D. in Geography (Northern Illinois University)
M.S in Geography and Environmental Planning (Indiana University of PA)
B.A in Geography (Indiana University of PA)

Courses:

Physical Geography
World Regional Geography
Cultural Geography
Intro to Geographic Info Systems
Hurricanes and Their Impacts
Geography of Louisiana

Bio:

Accomplishments:

Tokosh, J. (2022). Mapping Song Lyrics in an Introduction to Geographic Information Systems Course: A Lesson Using ArcGIS online. The Geography Teacher, 19(1): 1-10.

Tokosh, J. & Chen, X. (2022). Delivery by Drone: Estimating Market Potential and Access to Consumers from Existing Amazon Infrastructure. Papers in Applied Geography, 8(1): In Press

Tokosh, J., & Chen, X. (2021). Did the Macy’s in my mall close? Revisiting the closures of Macy’s, Sears, and JCPenney stores. GeoJournal, 1-25.

Tokosh, J., & Chen, X. (2020). The Green and Orange Place That Still Rents Movies: Investigating the Closures of Family Video Movie Stores. The Professional Geographer, 72(4), 618-630.

Tokosh, J. (2020) Netflix Hasn’t Killed Me Yet: The Resilience of Family Video Movie Stores in a Digital and Streaming World at The Pennsylvania Geographer, 58(1), 54-77.

Tokosh, J. (2019). Is the Macy’s in my mall going to close? Uncovering the factors associated with the closures of Macy’s, Sears, and JC Penney stores. Growth and Change, 50(1), 403-423.

Tokosh, J. (2018). You’re dead to me, but should you be? Using a retail database to classify American malls by occupancy and sales and an extended analysis of dead and dying malls. The International Review of Retail, Distribution and Consumer Research, 28(5), 490-515.

Tokosh, J. (2017). Market Area Delineation: A Classroom Exercise. The Geography Teacher, 14(3), 110-117.

Tokosh, J. (2015) Methods of Identifying Retail Trade Areas: A Comparative Analysis of Three Techniques. The Pennsylvania Geographer 53 (2), 107-123