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Demetrice Jordan, PhD, MPH
Instructor in Global Health and Social Medicine

Demetrice “Dee” Jordan is came to HMS as a Dean’s Postdoctoral Research Fellow with a dual-doctorate in Geography and Environmental Science and Policy. Her research has focused on environmental drivers of Neglected Tropical Diseases of sub-Saharan Africa. She has developed innovative programs and curriculum to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion in academia and non-profit settings. Dee is the Founder of the Advancing Geography Through Diversity Program (AGTDP) at Michigan State University, and she recently developed the Celebrating Black Geographers anthology hosted by the American Geographical Society. Dee is a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.

In the News
The American Geographical Society Elects Dr. Demetrice Jordan to Council
Mother and son become Spartan alumni together. 2020-05-20
Dee Jordan - Diversity Spotlight. 2020-08-19
Geography Alumnus Spearheads Publication of Online Black Geographers Anthology Database. 2021-03-01

Causes and Consequences of Persistent Underrepresentation in US Geography Doctoral Programs: The Disciplinary Underrepresentation Gap.
Authors: Jordan, DR, Shortridge, AM, Darden, JT.
Under Review. 2021.

A Risk Reduction Approach to Tsetse and African Trypanosomiasis Control: Case Study the Canvas Method.
Jordan, Demetrice R.
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Water-Energy-Climate Food Nexus: Exploratory Insights from a Case Study of Organic Leafy Vegetable Production in Urban Southwest Nigeria.
Jelili AA, Olabisi LS, Lin L, Jordan DR.
Environ Dev Sustain 2020-07-17
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Neonatal mortality in East Africa and West Africa: a geographic analysis of district-level demographic and health survey data.
Grady SC, Frake AN, Zhang Q, Bene M, Jordan DR, Vertalka J, Dossantos TC, Kadhim A, Namanya J, Pierre LM, Fan Y, Zhou P, Barry FB, Kutch L.
Geospat Health 2017-05-26
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Dying to be Screened: Exploring the Unequal Burden of Head and Neck Cancer in Health Provider Shortage Areas.
Rereddy SK, Jordan DR, Moore CE.
J Cancer Educ 2015-09
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Exploring the use of Geographic Information Systems as an Environmental and Social Justice Advocacy Tool for Community-Based Organizations: A Case Study of Galena Park, Texas.
Jordan, Demetrice R.
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