Dr. Jordan Brasher
Academic AreasCultural-historical geography, geographies of memory, settler colonial studies, critical cartography and GIS, heritage tourism, community geography, Black Geographies, Latin America/Brazil
EducationPh.D., University of Tennessee
M.S., Oklahoma State University
B.S., Middle Tennessee State University
Dr. Jordan Brasher is a specialist in the racial politics of Confederate memory in a U.S. Southern and global context. He arrived to CSU in Fall 2020 after completing his Ph.D. in Geography at the University of Tennessee with a Graduate Certificate in Africana Studies. His dissertation focused on the Confederados of Brazil and the transnational racial politics at work in the commemoration and romanticization of Confederate memory in Brazil.
He is also a Research Fellow with Tourism RESET, a collaborative research and outreach initiative dedicated to identifying, studying, and challenging patterns of social inequity in the tourism industry.
Dr. Brasher teaches World Regional Geography, Introduction to GIS, Intermediate GIS, and Advanced GIS, and oversees the Geographic Information Systems and Sciences (GIS) Certificate program.