The Geography of Transport Systems, concerned with movements of freight, people and information, tries to link spatial constraints and attributes with the origin, the destination, the extent, the nature and...
Jean-Paul Rodrigue received a Ph.D. in Transport Geography from the Université de Montréal (1994) and has been at the Department of Economics & Geography at Hofstra University since 1999. In 2008, he became part of the Department of Global Studies and Geography.
Dr. Rodrigue, as project director, contributed to the development of a web site about transport geography and was chair of the Transport Geography Specialty Group of the American Association of Geographers (2004-2006). He is also on the international editorial board of the Journal of Transport Geography and the Cahiers Scientifiques du Transport, acts as the Van Horne Researcher in Transportation and Logistics, is a board member of University Transportation Research Center, Region II of the City University of New York and is a lead member of the PortEconomics.eu initiative. Dr. Rodrigue is a member of the the Future of Manufacturing Council, World Economic Forum and a board member of the Canadian Transportation Research Forum as well as of the International Association of Maritime Economists. In 2013, the US Secretary of Transportation appointed Dr. Rodrigue to sit on the Advisory Board of the US Merchant Marine Academy. He regularly performs advisory and consulting assignments for international organizations and corporations.
The Waves of Containerization
The Future of Freight Transportation
Third Edition The Geography of Transport Systems, concerned with movements of freight, people and information, tries to link spatial constraints and attributes with the origin, the destination, the extent, the nature and the propose of movements...