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Jacqueline W. Mills, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Geography
California State University, Long Beach
1250 Bellflower Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90840
562 985-4454 | Fax: 562 985-8993
jmills AT | Office: LA4-103


Research Interests

Dr. Jacqueline W. Mills uses Geographic Information Science (GISc) approaches to study hazards and the urban environment, with a particular emphasis on Southern California and Louisiana.


BA, University of Memphis, Geography, 2000
MA,University of Memphis, Geography, 2001
PhD, Louisiana State University, Geography, 2005

Selected Publications

Mills, J.W. (forthcoming) Spatial Decision Support in a Post-Disaster Environment: A Community-Focused Approach. Cartographica.

Mills, J.W. and A. Curtis (2008) Geospatial Approaches for Disease Risk Communication in Marginalized Communities. Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research, Education, and Action 2 (1): 61-72.

Curtis, A. J.W. Mills, and J.K. Blackburn (2007) The Calculation fo a Spatial Basic Reproduction Number for Yellow Fever in 1878 New Orleans. The Professional Geographer (59 (4): 492-502.

Honors, Awards, and Grants

Recipient with others of theLGCC of the 2007 Meredith F. Burril Award from the Association of American Geographers.

Co-PI (2008) Census-Based Pediatric Vulnerability Assessment, Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles through a grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, $52,314.

PI (2007) GOHSEP Critical Infrastructure, Homeland Security and Emergency Management (GOHSEP), $30,0000.