Professor of Transport Geography | Hofstra University
Jean-Paul Rodrigue received a Ph.D. in Transport Geography from the Université de Montréal (1994) and has been at the Department of Economics & Geography at Hofstra University since 1999. In 2008, he became part of the Department of Global Studies and Geography.
Dr. Rodrigue, as project director, contributed to the development of a web site about transport geography and was chair of the Transport Geography Specialty Group of the American Association of Geographers (2004-2006). He is also on the international editorial board of the Journal of Transport Geography and the Cahiers Scientifiques du Transport, acts as the Van Horne Researcher in Transportation and Logistics, is a member of University Transportation Research Center, Region II of the City University of New York and is a lead member of the PortEconomics.eu initiative. He regularly performs advisory and consulting assignments for international organizations and corporations. Dr. Rodrigue is a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Advanced Manufacturing (2011-2013) and a board member of the Canadian Transportation Research Forum. In 2013, the US Secretary of Transportation appointed Dr. Rodrigue to sit on the Advisory Board of the US Merchant Marine Academy.