Gregory Burris

PhD Program


Gregory Burris is a US Army veteran who served as a Geospatial Imagery Analyst from 2006 to 2010. He has presented papers at conferences, including the Southern British Historical Association, the Northern Great Plains conference, Southeastern Division of the American Association of Geographers meeting, and the annual AAG Conference.


M.S. Geographic Information Science. Florida State University, 2015
M.A. History. Florida State University, 2015
B.A. Political Science. Minnesota State University, Moorhead, 2012

Research Interests

Biogeography, bioclimatology, historical geography, historical climatology

Selected Publications

Burris, G, J. B. Elsner, R. Doel. Plantation Book to Database: Extracting Environmental Data from the Shirley Plantation Papers. Southeastern Geographer (In Review)

Courses Taught

GEO 1400 Human Geography
GEO 1330 Environmental Science
GIS 3015 Map Analysis