Reginald S. Archer, PhD

Reginald S. Archer, PhD

National Professionals Professional Development Conference (PDC) Chair
Reginald Archer, Ph.D., GISP. is an Assistant Professor of Applied GIS in the Department of Agricultural and Environmental sciences at Tennessee State University (TSU).  He applies Geographic Information Systems/Science & Remote Sensing and the “science of where” to analyze spatial data and conduct research, specifically environmental change related to sustainability, public health, hazards, vulnerability, disaster recovery and environmental justice. He teaches multiple courses related to Geospatial applications at both undergraduate and graduate level.

Reginald and is a Lifetime member of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) and serves as Secretary of NSBE Music City Professionals, a TSU NSBE Chapter advisor, and also serves on the National Professionals Executive Board as the Professional development conference chair (PDC Miami).   He is dedicated to increasing the number of underrepresented students in STEM and regularly participates as a mentor in programs such as Tennessee Achieves, and STEM related summer camps.

Education: PhD in Geography from the University of California Santa Barbara, MS in Civil Engineering and BS in Surveying and Mapping, both from the University of Florida.