Dr. Matthew Connolly

Associate Professor


Lewis Science Center, Room 146

(501) 852-2640


Areas of Interest:

  • Environmental Geography
  • Water Resources
  • Human-Environment Interaction
  • GIS
  • Remote Sensing
  • Spatial Analysis



  •  Earth Systems Science
  •  Introduction to Physical Geography
  •  Principles of Geography
  •  Geographic Information Analysis
  •  Environmental Practicum
  •  Conservation of Natural Resources
  •  Water Resources



  • Ph.D. Texas State University, 2013
  • M.A. Geo. Texas State University, 2009
  • B.S. University of Colorado Denver, 2006



Connolly, Matthew H. 2018. Statistics and GIS. In The Encyclopedia of Archaeological Sciences, edited by Sandra L. Lopez

Varela, 1-4. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons Inc. DOI: 10.1002/9781119188230.saseas0552.

Townsend, Christi G., Matthew H. Connolly, and Clayton J. Whitesides. 2016. My friend the fire ant: A preliminary analysis

of the role of fire ants in grapevine health. Papers in Applied Geography (2)1: 85-95. DOI: 10.1080/23754931.2015.1084356.

Connolly, Matthew H., and Ronald R. Hagelman III. 2015. Management implications of spatiotemporal non-stationarity in

              municipal water consumption patterns and drivers. Applied Geography 65(2015): 70-81.

              DOI: doi:10.1016/j.apgeog.2015.11.003.

Connolly, Matthew H., Ronald R. Hagelman III, and Sven Fuhrmann. 2012. Estimating residential carbon

              footprints for an American city. International Journal of Applied Geospatial Research 3(4): 103-122.

Hagelman III, Ronald R., Matthew H. Connolly, Elyse Zavar, and Khila R. Dahal. 2012. Disaster reconstruction and

               business geography following the 2007 Greensburg, Kansas Tornado. Environmental Hazards


Whitesides, Clayton J., and Matthew H. Connolly. 2012. Estimating fractional snow cover with fuzzy classification

                in mountain environments. International Journal of Applied Geospatial Research 3(3): 1-20.

Whitesides, Clayton J., Matthew H. Connolly, and Jason D. Arbogast. 2010. Predicting fractional snow cover.

                Papers of the Applied Geography Conferences 2010(33): 45-54.


Please visit my ResearchGate profile for more information about my publications and current research projects: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Matthew_Connolly6


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