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Alexander (Sasha) Savelyev

alexander savelyev

Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Geography, The Pennsylvania State University, 2015
Office:  ELA 339
Phone: 512.245.8491
Email:  a_s899@txstate.edu
Vita      HB2504 information
Research Interests: Geovisualization and Geovisual Analytics, Cartography, and Visual Cognition


Recent Publications

Savelyev, A., & MacEachren, A. M. (2019). Advancing the theory and practice of system evaluation: a case study in geovisual analytics of social media. International Journal of Cartography, 1-20. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/23729333.2019.1637488

Savelyev, A., & MacEachren, A. M. (2018). Augmenting geovisual analytics of social media data with heterogeneous information network mining — Cognitive plausibility assessment. PloS one, 13(12), e0206906. https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0206906


Courses Taught

 

Visual Analytics – Leveraging GeoSocial Data (GEOG 597A). Conceptual and project-based seminar on visual analytics and its applications to geo-social data analysis and Big Data Social Science research. Department of Geography, Pennsylvania State University (co- instructor).


Dynamic Cartographic Representation – Theory and practice of mapping and geo- representation in a dynamic media context (GEOG 461W). Applications in science, policy, travel, and education. Department of Geography, Pennsylvania State University (co- instructor).


Mapping Our Changing World – Fundamental concepts of GIS, cartography, remote sensing, and GPS in the context of environmental and social problems (GEOG 160). Department of Geography, Pennsylvania State University (instructor, general education).

Geography Teaching Internship (GEOG 495B). Supervised undergraduate teaching experience in which students serve as peer tutors, laboratory assistants, or course material developers (instructor).