Nick Quinton

Instructor & Assistant Academic Coordinator

Bellamy 311


Ph.D. Geography, Florida State University, 2014
M.S. Geography, University of Alabama, 2007
B.S. Political Science, University of Tennessee at Martin, 2005
B.S. Geosciences, University of Tennessee at Martin, 2004

Research Interests

Economic geography, political geography, electoral geography, U.S. south

Selected Publications

Quinton, N. 2013. Political criteria, political praxis, Political Geography 32, 18-20.

Quinton, N. and Webster, G.R . 2011. Electoral alignments and place-based cleavages in statewide votes in Alabama. In Barney Warf and Jonathan Leib, editors, Revitalizing Electoral Geography. Ashgate Press.

Webster, G.R. and Quinton, N. 2010, The electoral geographies of two segregationist ("Jim Crow") referenda in Alabama. Political Geography 29, 370-380.

Selected Presentations

Quinton, N. 2011. A Tea Party nation? Electoral politics and the Tea Party movement in Tennessee. Association of American Geographers, Seattle, Washington,

Quinton, N. 2010. Local quantitative measures and new directions in electoral geography [panel presentation], Association of American Geographers, Washington, D.C.

Quinton, N. 2010. Actor-network theory and contingency in Tennessee’s partisan geographies. Southeastern Division of the Association of American Geographers, Birmingham, Alabama.

Professional Experience

CEO and lead consultant, GEOConsulting, LLC, Tallahassee, FL, 2014-present
President, Polytics, Inc., Tallahassee, Florida, 2013-2015
CEO and Lead Consultant, IQ Solutions, LLC, Tallahassee, Florida, 2012-2013

Courses Taught

GEA2210 United States & Canada
GEO3502 Economic Geography
GEO4421 Cultural Geography
GEO4471 Political Geography
GEO4508 Globalization

Professional Organizations

Association of American Geographers
Southeastern Division of Association of American Geographers