Ph.D., Geography, University of Illinois
M.S., Geography, University Illinois
B.S., Civil Engineering, University of Kansas
Migration patterns and behaviors of the rural poor, ethnographic approaches to population geography, geography of food insecurity, affordable housing and manufactured housing communities, modern streetcar systems
Emphasis: population geography, migration, residential mobility, poverty, rural development policy, immigration, mixed methodological approaches
Geog 2720: The City
Geog 2289: Towns in Missouri and the Midwest: Voices and Inequalities
Geog 3740: Geography & Planning
Geog 4770/7770: Migration & Immigration
GEOG 4945: Internship in Applied Geography and Cartography
Foulkes, M. and Schafft, K. 2009. The impact of migration on poverty concentrations in the United States, 1995-2000. Rural Sociology.
Foulkes, M. and Newbold, K.B. 2008. Poverty catchments: migration, residential mobility, and population turnover in impoverished rural Illinois communities. Rural Sociology 73: 440-462.
Foulkes, M, Hermsen, J. Raedeke, N. and Rikoon, S. 2008. Hunger Atlas of Missouri. Interdisciplinary Center for Food Security
Foulkes, M. and Newbold, K.B. 2008. Using alternative data sources to study rural migration: examples from Illinois. Population, Space and Place 14: 177-188.
Foulkes, M. and Newbold, K.B. 2000. Migration propensities, patterns, and the role of human capital: comparing Mexican, Cuban, and Puerto Rican interstate migration, 1985-90. The Professional Geographer 52: 133-145.