Jason Kaufman, Research Associate, HERE Program
Phone: (865) 576-9859
MS, Geography, University of Tennessee, 2014
BS, Earth System Science (Environmental Science), University of Alabama in Huntsville, 2009
Research Experience and Interests
Jason first joined the GIST group in the summer of 2012 as a participant in the Higher Education Research Experience (HERE) program, and returned on that program in September 2013. He currently works on the Population Density Tables (PDT) project. Among his research interests are spatial modeling and demographic analysis and population trend analysis.
As a Master’s student at the University of Tennessee, he first worked as a Graduate Teaching Assistant for introductory geography, meteorology and water resources classes. Later, as a Graduate Research Assistant, he was a GIS modeler and mapper for a water resources group exploring changes in the Upper Tennessee River basin.