Dr. Emily Skop
University of Colorado Colorado Springs
Dr. Emily Skop is Professor and Chair in the Department of Geography and Environment Studies at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs (UCCS), and the Founding Director of the university’s Global Intercultural Research Center. Professor Skop’s scholarship explores global migration and its consequences. Her current work explores refugee resettlement and placemaking, and broadly examines the multiple ways in which scale is utilized as a concept to create legacies of advantage and disadvantage. Professor Skop has built a significant research record, including a book titled “The Immigration and Settlement of Asian Indians”, and nearly fifty peer-reviewed book chapters and research articles. In addition, she maintains ongoing academic and service interests in the discipline of geography. Professor Skop was recently awarded the 2018 Distinguished Scholar Award in Ethnic Geography from the American Association of Geographers, as well as the 2017 UCCS Faculty Award for Outstanding Contribution to Diversity and Inclusiveness.