2022

Routledge Handbook of Geospatial Technology and Society

Routledge Handbook of Geospatial Technology and Society

Kent, Alexander J; Specht, Doug (Ed.)BookForthcoming

Routledge, Forthcoming.

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2021

Imagining Apocalyptic Politics in the Anthropocene

Imagining Apocalyptic Politics in the Anthropocene

Harper, Earl T.; Specht, Doug (Ed.)Edited collection

Routledge, 2021, ISBN: 9780367653095.

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2020

Mapping Crisis: Participation, Datafication, and Humanitarianism in the Age of Digital Mapping

Mapping Crisis: Participation, Datafication, and Humanitarianism in the Age of Digital Mapping

Specht, Doug (Ed.)Edited collectionOpen Access

University of London Press, 2020, ISBN: 978-1-912250-33-2.

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2019

The Media and Communication Study Skills Student Guide

The Media and Communication Study Skills Student Guide

Specht, DougBookOpen Access

University of Westminster Press, London, 2019, ISBN: 978-1-912656-56-1.

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About
Doug Specht is a Chartered Geographer (CGeog. FRGS), a Senior Lecturer (SFHEA) and the Director of Teaching and Learning in the School of Media and Communication at the University of Westminster.

His research examines how knowledge is constructed and codified through digital and cartographic artefacts, focusing on development issues in Latin America and Sub-Saharan Africa, where he has carried out extensive fieldwork. He also writes and researches on pedagogy, and is author of the Media and Communications Student Study Guide.

He speaks and writes on topics of data ethics, development, education and mapping practices at conferences and invited lectures around the world. He is a member of the editorial board at Westminster Papers in Communication and Culture, and the journal Anthropocenes – Human, Inhuman, Posthuman. He is also Chair of the Environmental Network for Central America.