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Business & Public Management

Dr. Megan L. Heckert

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Business & Public Management

Business and Public Management Center 
Third Floor 
50 Sharpless Street 
West Chester, PA 19383

Phone: 610-436-2930

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Dr. Megan L. Heckert



Megan Heckert is an Associate Professor in the Department of Geography and Planning. An urban geographer, she focuses on the use of geographic information systems and spatial analysis to explore urban social issues. She is interested in urban sustainability and neighborhood revitalization, with a particular focus on how sustainability initiatives contribute to urban revitalization efforts. In addition to her academic work, Megan has served as a U.S. Peace Corps volunteer, worked for a national environmental nonprofit helping K-12 teachers to facilitate community-based service learning projects, and has worked as business development manager and GIS analyst for Azavea, a geospatial software development company. She holds a bachelor of science in Aquatic Biology from Brown University and a master of arts in Geography and doctorate in Urban Studies from Temple University.

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