Joseph Leydon, Associate Professor Teaching Stream

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Home Campus:
U o f T Mississauga

PhD:
University of Toronto (1995)

Other Degrees:
MA National University of Ireland (1989)
BA National University of Ireland (1987)

Contact Information:

Phone:    (905) 569-4854 (UTM)
Location: Room SE2113C (UTM)
Email:     joseph.leydon@utoronto.ca

Research Interests:

  • Regional geography of North America
  • Colonial North America and the Caribbean
  • Population dynamics
  • Retail analysis

Teaching This Academic Year:

GGR111H5F – Human Geography
GGR252H5S – Retail Geography
GGR318H5F – Political Geography
GGR418H5S – Geopolitics
JEG400Y5Y – Geography / Environment Science Internship
JEG401Y5Y – Geography / Environment Social Science Internship

Selected Publications:

Refereed Articles

  • Leydon, J., Wilson, K. & Boyd, C. 2014. “Improving Student Writing Abilities in Geography: Examining the Benefits of Criterion-Based Assessment and Detailed Feedback” Journal of Geography, 113 (00) : 1-9.
  • Leydon J. & Turner, S. 2013. “The Challenges and Rewards of Introducing Field Trips into a Large Introductory Geography Class” Journal of Geography, 112 (2) :248-261.
  • Turner, S. & Leydon, J. 2012. ‘Improving Geographic Literacy among First-Year Undergraduate Students: Testing the effectiveness of online quizzes’ Journal of Geography, 111(2) :54-66.
  • Leydon, J. 1994.  ‘A Study of the Irish Cattle and Beef Trades in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries, Journal of History and Politics xi, : 1-35.