Randall Jackson

Peter V. Schaeffer

Drs. Randall Jackson and Peter V. Schaeffer are being recognized at the third annual celebration of long-form scholarship and creative work produced by WVU faculty and staff. In partnership with the WVU Humanities Center and the WVU Press, the Provost Office plans to celebrate and recognize the achievements of all faculty and staff members who have published a book, released a cd, or produced a full-length work in another medium (e.g., art or theater). For Drs. Jackson and Schaeffer, the work they will be recognized for is: Regional Research Frontiers: Vol 1 – Innovations, Regional Growth and Migration; and Regional Research Frontiers: Vol 2 – Methodological Advances, Regional Systems Modeling and Open Sciences, The nearly 700 page, two-part series are published by Springer International Publishing.

Volume 1  Identifies trends and future developments in the areas of innovation, regional growth and migration; covers research areas such as mobility, regional forecasting, and regional policy, and includes expert contributions on disasters, resilience, and sustainability; and builds on recent methodological and modelling advances, as well as on extensive policy-analysis experience.

Volume 2 identifies methodological advances as well as trends and future developments in regional systems modelling and open science; covers research areas such as interindustry modelling, computable general equilibrium models, exploratory spatial data analysis, geographic information science, and spatial economics; and builds on recent methodological and modeling advances, as well as on extensive policy-analysis experience.

The celebration is being held on March 22 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in the Milano Reading Room at the Wise library and is open to the public.