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Political Science, International Affairs & Public Administration

College of Arts and Sciences

Michael Marchioni

Michael  Marchioni 

Professor Emeritus

Professor Emeritus of Urban Studies

Dr. Marchioni earned his MA from Louisiana State University in Cultural Geography and Anthropology and his PhD from the University of Cincinnati in Urban Economic Geography and Regional Economics. He has taught at ETSU for over 30 years in the fields of Cultural Geography, Planning and Urban Studies, taking on the responsibility of shaping the undergraduate and graduate planning programs. While in the Department of Economics, Finance and Urban Studies, he chaired at least 80 thesis and capstone committees and assisted in many others. Dr. Marchioni was named recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award given by the Tennessee Chapter of the American Planning Association (TAPA) and was the first director of the State of Franklin Section of TAPA, as well as a member of the organization's executive board. He was recipient of the 2003-2004 Outstanding Service Award and the 2004-2005 Outstanding Teacher Award. His research interests include urban and regional planning, housing, urban economic development, flood plain management, culture trait geography, and consumer behavior.

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