Ira M. Sheskin, Ph.D.(Ohio State University, 1977)
Professor Sheskin is a human geographer with teaching and research interests in ethnic geography (particularly American Jews), quantitative methods, survey research, urban geography, and the Middle East. He is also the Director of the Jewish Demography Project of the Sue and Leonard Miller Center for Contemporary Jewish Studies at the University of Miami. His books include Survey Research for Geographers (1985) and How Jewish Communities Differ (2001). His recent research has been published in The Southeastern Geographer, Contemporary Jewry, and The Florida Geographer, among other journals.
- Sheskin, I. “Ten percent of American Jews,” in Andrea Greenbaumn, ed.,
The Jews of South Florida (Boston: Brandeis University Press, 2005), pp. 000-000.
- Sheskin, I. and Arnold Dashefsky, “Jewish population of the United States, 2006,” in David Singer and Lawrence Grossman, eds., American Jewish Yearbook, 2006 (New York: The American Jewish Committee, Vol. 106, 2006), pp. 133-193.
- Sheskin, I. The Jewish Community Study of Detroit (Detroit: The Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit, 2007).
- GEG 105 World Regional Geography
- GEG 481 Introduction to Quantitative Methods