Toni Alexander
Associate Professor

Office: Suite 2046E 
Haley Center 
Tel: (334) 844-3417 
alexato@auburn.edu



Specialties:
Cultural Geography with a particular interest on socio-spatial relationships. She is particularly interested in patterns ethnic and racial segregation and the social context that promotes or inhibits it.



Toni Alexander’s teaching responsibilities largely reflect her interests in various areas of human geography.  Her lower-division classes include Global Geography and Cultural Geography.  She also teaches upper-division courses on the topics of Urban Geography and Economic Geography.



Dr. Alexander’s training and research interests are primarily within the field of Cultural Geography with a particular interest on socio-spatial relationships.  She is particularly interested patterns ethnic and racial segregation and the social context that promotes or inhibits it.  Other geographic topics of interest include domestic migration and agricultural to urban land use conversion.

Working in conjunction with COSAM Outreach, Dr. Alexander has recently secured funding through an Auburn Outreach Scholarship Grant to study and promote the participation of female high school students in the areas of physical science and mathematics.  The result has been the creation of the L.I.F.E. in Science program.



Alexander, T., 2005, eInstruction Classroom Performance System remote keypad instructor companion CD for Contemporary World Regional Geography: Global Connections, Local Voices by Bradshaw, White, and Dymond, New York: McGraw-Hill.



Alexander, T., 2006, An examination of agricultural to urban land conversion in Stanislaus County, California, 1994-2002:  Papers of the Applied Geography Conferencse, vol. 29, p. 235-244. 

Alexander, T., 2005, “Finland,” “Louisiana,” “Historical Geography” in McColl, R., The Encyclopedia of World Geography, New York: Golson Books.

Alexander, T., 2002, The deceptive landscape: A study in ethnicity in Hornitos, CA, 1860-1900: California Geographer, vol.  42, p. 41-59.

Last updated: 10/01/2013