View Text Only Version

Geography and Planning

Dr. Megan L. Heckert

Contact Geography and Planning  

Geography and Planning

Dean's Office

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



Name: Dr. Lori Fuller
Position: Faculty Associate to the Dean

Name: Kathy Koval
Position: Assistant Dean, Director of Business and Public Management Programs

Name: Cindy Cheyney
Position: Assistant Dean

Name: Laurie Christie
Position: Administrative Assistant to the Dean

Name: Danah Allen
Position: Communications and Impact Coordinator

Name: Paige Carey
Position: Receptionist

Dr. Megan L. Heckert

Megan Heckert


Megan Heckert is thrilled to be joining the Department of Geography and Planning as an Assistant Professor. 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.

Faculty Directory