Hunter Shobe

Associate Professor of Geography


 Ph.D. December 2005,
 University of Oregon, Department of Geography
 Research Associate, February - June 2004, 
 Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Geography
 M.A. December 2000,
 University of Oregon, Department of Geography
 B.A. May 1994, International Affairs, George Washington University, Elliot School of International Affairs

Research Interests

Cultural geography, urban geography, cultural cartography, sense of place, urban landscapes, public space in the city, place-based branding/marketing, geographies of graffiti and murals, place-based identities and sport, nationalism

Courses Taught (4 credits)

 GEOG 230 Environment and Society: Global  Perspectives 
 GEOG 331 Geography of Globalization/Economic  Geography
 GEOG 332 Urban Geography 
 GEOG 346 World Population and Food Supply 
 GEOG 354 Geography of Europe 
 GEOG 4/510 Geography of Popular Culture 
 GEOG 4/510 Urban Agriculture
 GEOG 521 Geographic Thought
 GEOG 4/525 Field Methods in Human Geography
 GEOG 4/530 Cultural Geography
 GEOG 4/532 Urban Landscapes
 GEOG 4/562 Sense of Place 

Courses Taught (2 credits)

 GEOG 399 Graffiti Field Course 
 GEOG 399 Portland Neighborhoods Field Course 
 GEOG 399 Public Space Field Course 
 GEOG 399 Urban Landscape: Symbols, Brands and  Codes  Field Course 

Publications & Presentations & Media

March 2, 2016 David Banis and Hunter Shobe gave an invited talk at the University of Oregon Library Faculty Forum about their book Portlandness: A Cultural Atlas.  

November 30, 2015 David Banis and Hunter Shobe appeared on the OPB program Think Out Loud discussing Portland in Maps 

October 28, 2015 - David Banis and Hunter Shobe gave a Portland State of Mind talk about the making of their book Portlandness: A Cultural Atlas.

October 23, 2015 - Hunter Shobe was one of five presenters at PDXTalks, a signature event for Portland State of Mind

David Banis and Hunter Shobe (October 2015). Portlandness: A Cultural Atlas, Sasquatch Books, Seattle WA. 

Hunter Shobe and Geoff Gibson (August 2015)."Cascadia rising: Soccer, region, and identity" in Soccer and Society."

Shobe, H. and Banis, D. (2014) Zero Graffiti for a Beautiful City: The Cultural Politics of Urban Space in San Francisco Urban Geography 35:4, 586-607