2022

Between the Office and the Coffee Shop: A examination of spaces used for research degree supervision

Between the Office and the Coffee Shop: A examination of spaces used for research degree supervision

Specht, DougJournal ArticleOpen Access

In: Journal of Learning Development in Higher Education, vol. 23, 2022.

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Frack-Off: Social media fights against Fracking in Argentina

Frack-Off: Social media fights against Fracking in Argentina

Raftopoulos, Malayna; Specht, DougJournal ArticleOpen Access

In: Environmental Communication , 2022.

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2021

The Technopolitics of Mapping Dar es Salaam: An examination of the technological and political motivations of the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team

The Technopolitics of Mapping Dar es Salaam: An examination of the technological and political motivations of the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team

Specht, DougJournal ArticleOpen Access

In: Espacio, Tiempo y Forma. Serie VI, Geografía, vol. 14, pp. 193-216, 2021.

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Developing Belief in Online Teaching: Efficacy and Digital Transformation

Developing Belief in Online Teaching: Efficacy and Digital Transformation

Specht, D; Chatterton, P; Hartley, P; Saunders, GJournal ArticleOpen Access

In: Journal of Perspectives in Applied Academic Practice, vol. 9, no. 2, 2021.

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2020

Reproduced, reinterpreted, lost: Trajectories of scientific knowledge across contexts

Reproduced, reinterpreted, lost: Trajectories of scientific knowledge across contexts

Gimenez, Julio; Baldwin, Mark; Breen, Paul; Green, Julia; Gutierrez, Ernesto Roque; Paterson, Richard; Pearson, Jayne; Percy, Martin; Specht, Doug; Waddell, GuyJournal Article

In: Text & Talk, vol. 40, iss. 3, pp. 293-324, 2020.

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2019

The Issue of Blogging: Using Visual Network Analysis to go Beyond Self-reporting Studies of Blogging

The Issue of Blogging: Using Visual Network Analysis to go Beyond Self-reporting Studies of Blogging

Specht, DougJournal ArticleOpen Access

In: Journal of Learning and Teaching in the Digital Age, vol. 4, no. 2, 2019, ISSN: 2458-8350.

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 Crowdsourced mapping in crisis zones: collaboration, organisation and impact

Crowdsourced mapping in crisis zones: collaboration, organisation and impact

Hunt, Amelia; Specht, DougJournal ArticleOpen Access

In: Journal of International Humanitarian Action, vol. 4, 2019.

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2018

 Did you find the world or did you make it up?: Geography, Communications and the Media in the Digital Age

Did you find the world or did you make it up?: Geography, Communications and the Media in the Digital Age

Specht, DougJournal ArticleOpen Access

In: Westminster Papers in Communication and Culture, vol. 13, iss. 2, pp. 1-13, 2018.

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 Geographic Protest: The Role of Counter-Mapping in Supporting Campaigns Against Large-Scale Extractive Projects in Colombia: The Case of La Colosa

Geographic Protest: The Role of Counter-Mapping in Supporting Campaigns Against Large-Scale Extractive Projects in Colombia: The Case of La Colosa

Specht, DougJournal ArticleOpen Access

In: LivingMaps Review, vol. 5, 2018.

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Teaching vicarious trauma in the journalism classroom: an examination of educational provision in UK Universities

Teaching vicarious trauma in the journalism classroom: an examination of educational provision in UK Universities

Specht, Doug; Tsilman, JuliaJournal Article

In: Journal of Applied Journalism & Media Studies, vol. 7, no. 2, pp. 407-427, 2018.

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2017

Undressing with the Lights On: Surveillance and The Naked Society in a Digital Era

Undressing with the Lights On: Surveillance and The Naked Society in a Digital Era

Specht, DougJournal ArticleOpen Access

In: Westminster Papers in Communication and Culture, vol. 12, iss. 3, 2017.

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2016

Future trends in geospatial information management: the five to ten year vision

Future trends in geospatial information management: the five to ten year vision

UN-GGIM,Working paperOpen Access

2016.

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 Gold, power, protest: Digital and social media and protests against large-scale mining projects in Colombia

Gold, power, protest: Digital and social media and protests against large-scale mining projects in Colombia

Specht, Doug; Ros-Tonen, Mirjam A FJournal Article

In: New Media and Society , vol. 19, iss. 12, 2016.

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2015

The Future of GI in the 3rd Sector

The Future of GI in the 3rd Sector

Specht, DougWorking paperOpen Access

2015.

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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.