Assistant Professor of Geography
Office: 261 Phillips
Political Geography, Electoral Geography of the United States, Urban Geography, Quantitative Methods, Economic Geography, Population Geography, and Sports Geography
U.S. and Wisconsin Election Maps and Results
General Wisconsin Election Maps and Results (2012)
Wisconsin Supreme Court Election Maps and Results (2011)
Wisconsin Presidential Maps and Results
***Presidential County Level Map Now Added***
Wisconsin Governor Election Maps and Results (2002 - 2012)
**Ward Level 2010 Gubernatorial Election and the Ward Level June 5th, 2012 Recall Maps Now Available*
446 - Political Geography Class Blogs for Battleground States (Presidential Election Fall 2012)
2008 Ph.D. Geography, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
2002 M.A.G. Geography, Texas State University-San Marcos
2000 B.S. Geography,
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
2009-present - Assistant Professor, Department of Geography and Anthropology, University of WI-Eau Claire
Geog 111 - Human Geography
2012. Weichelt, Ryan and Ezra Zeitler. "Multi-Scalar Cartographic Analysis of 2008 and 2010 Election Returns in Wisconsin, USA." Journal of Maps.
2010. Weichelt, Ryan. "Does a Hispanic Political Region of South Texas Exist? An Electoral Analysis of U.S. Presidential Elections, 1952 to 2008 in the State of Texas." Southwestern Geographer: Vol 14.
2006. Weichelt, Ryan and Jonathan Herbert. “Sports and Climate: A Case Study of
Faculty/Student Research Collaboration Projects
Dunning, Benjamin. 2012. "Wisconsin Electoral History." Poster presented at UWEC's 2012 Student Research Day.
Kelly, Meghan and Jon Bowen. 2012 "The Geography of Supper Tuesday in Ohio Through Twitter." Poster presented at UWEC's 2012 Student Research Day.
Sackmann, Matthew. 2011. “Crime Analysis of Eau Claire County.” Poster presented
Diller, Alyson. 2011. “Spatial Analysis of Lottery Revenue across Neighborhoods of
Melsness, David. 2010 “Geographic Crime Displacement in Chicago’s Southside.” Poster
Baum, Rebekah. 2010. " Examining the Relationship between Alcohol
Darin Mertig. 2010. "Geographic Bias in the National Football League Draft, 1970-2009." Poster presented at the 2010 Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Washington, D.C.
Melsness, David. 2010. “A Spatial and Temporal Analysis of Displacement Theory and
Evan Byers. 2009. "Geography of Minnesota High School Hockey." Research presented at the 2009 Meeting of the West Lakes Region of the Association of American Geographers, St. Paul, MN.
October 2009. Idea Lounge X: The Urban Battle. Panel discussant, sponsored by Downtown Eau Claire, Inc. (DECI).
October 2008. “The Electoral Behavior of Hispanics at a National Scale: 1980-2004 and Beyond.” A presentation to the American Democracy Project, Edmond, Oklahoma.
December 2007. “The Physical Geography of Spain, Portugal, and Morocco.” A presentation to the LEAD Program sponsored by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, in Lincoln, NE.
Great Web Resources
The Holy Grail of U.S. population data: http://www.census.gov/
U.S. Agricultural Data: http://www.agcensus.usda.gov/