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Adam Payne
Geosciences
Lecturer

Research Areas: Historical Geography, Urban Studies, Tourism

Office: 2150A Haley Center

Address:
2050 Beard Eaves Coliseum
Auburn, AL 36849

Phone: 334-844-7002
E-Mail: aap0047@auburn.edu


Education

Pd.D., Geography, Oklahoma State University
2015
M.A., History, University of Central Oklahoma
2007
B.A., Education (History), University of Central Oklahoma
2004


Professional Employment

Instructor, Auburn University
2017-Present
Adjunct Professor, Rose State College
2015-Present
Adjunct Professor, Southern New Hampshire University
2011-2014
Adjunct Professor, University of Central Oklahoma
2009-2015


Research and Teaching Interests

Dr. Adam A. Payne is a geographer interested in the historical geography of North America, urban studies, and tourism. His research interests have been gentrification and commodification, place promotion, and heritage tourism.  Dr. Payne has been teaching as an adjunct at various colleges and universities for nine years. He accepted a lecture position at the University of Auburn in 2017. Through his many years of teaching he has taught a wide-range of courses including Global Geography, Physical Geography, Economic Geography, Introduction to Geography, and Cultural Geography.


Selected Publications

  1. 2015. Narratives of the mother road: Geographic themes along Route 66. Geographical Review 105 (3): 283-303. (with Douglas A. Hurt).
  2. 2014. Kerr McGee. In Oil: A Cultural and Geographic Encyclopedia of Black Gold, ed., Xiaobing Li and Michael Molina. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO.
  3. 2014. Saudi Arabia. In Oil: A Cultural and Geographic Encyclopedia of Black Gold, ed., Xiaobing Li and Michael Molina. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO.
  4. 2014. Sea Empress. In Oil: A Cultural and Geographic Encyclopedia of Black Gold, ed., Xiaobing Li and Michael Molina. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO.
  5. 2012. Oklahoma tourism along Route 66: Pioneers, perseverance, community, and freedom. Material Culture 44 (1): 31-49. (with Douglas A. Hurt, Ajax Delvecki, and Gary Gress)






Last updated: 08/08/2017