Department of Geography and Environmental Engineering
Wolfel, Richard. “Slicing into the Dobish Torte: The Many Layers of Tourism in Munich.” Ed. Knudsen, Daniel. Landscape, Tourism, and Meaning. Ashgate Publishing Co. Forthcoming.
Wolfel, Richard. “Transition and the Beached Diaspora: Proximate and Structural Determinants of Migration Between Uzbekistan and Russia During the Early Transitional Era.” Forthcoming in Journal of Central Asian Studies.
Conway, Dennis and Richard Wolfel (2006). “Geopolitical Globalization: From World Systems to Global City Systems.” in: Conway, Dennis and Nik Heynen eds. Globalization’s Many Dimensions: Destructive, Disciplinary and Contradictory. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield.
Wolfel, Richard L. (2006). “Berlin as a Relic Border: The Role of the “Two” Berlins in German National Development” Western Humanities Review. Fall, 2006: 68-78.
Wolfel, Richard L. (2005) “Migration in the New World Order: Structuration Theory and its Contribution to Explanations of Migration.” Geography Online. 5:2.
Wolfel, Richard. (2002). “North to Astana: Nationalistic Motives for the Movement of the Kazakh(stani) Capital.” Nationalities Papers. 30(3).
Wolfel, Richard. (2003) “Carpathian Mountains.” For Inclusion in The Modern Encyclopedia of Russian and Soviet History.
Wolfel, Richard. (2001). “The Diffusion of Evangelical Abolitionism.” Pennsylvania Geographer. 39(1).
Reisinger, Mark E. and Richard L. Wolfel (2000). World Regional Geography: A Learning Guide. Bloomington, IN: School of Continuing Studies, Independent Study Program.
Dr. Wolfel is currently researching 1) The influence of Cold War and unification ideology on the urban landscapes of both divided and unified Germany. 2) The role of identity construction on the modern landscape of Uzbekistan. 3) The use of forward capitals as a geopolitical tool in Kazakhstan. 4) The role of ideology on the construction of tourist landscapes. 5) The connection between international travel study and increased cross cultural competence. 6) Leveraging political geographical models to predict and combat insurgencies.