Kenneth C. Martis

Kenneth C. Martis

Professor, Geography
1985-1986 Benedum Distinguished Scholar
Faculty Research Associate, Regional Research Institute


Ph.D., University of Michigan, Geography, 1976

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests:

Geographical aspects of American political culture
Spatial variables operating within legislative bodies, especially the United States Congress, roll call voting behavior, elections, and congressional districts
Geographical aspects of parliamentary elections
Legislative redistrictingNatural resource, conservation and environmental history and policy
Historical geography
Geographic education

Honors and Awards:

Martis is the 16th WVU professor to win the Carnegie Foundation WV Professor of the Year award
Martis received the 2007 WVU Foundation Outstanding Teacher Award

Contact Information:

Tel: (304) 293-9662
Fax: (304) 293-6522