Audrey Lumley-Sapanski

Research Interests

  • migration
  • immigration
  • forced migration
  • urban and economic geography
  • residential segregation/residential diversity

Research Focus

Refugee Resettlement


  • B.A., Williams College
  • M.S., Pace University

Courses Taught

  • GEOG 128 Instructor
  • GEOG 030 TA
  • GEOG 126 TA
  • GEOG 160WEB TA
  • GEOG 497A TA
  • GEOG 020 TA


Lumley-Sapanski, A. and Fowler, C. S. (2017). “Planning Dissonance” and the Bases for Stably Diverse Neighborhoods: The Case of South Seattle. City & Community, 16: 86–115.

Lumley-Sapanski, A. (2014). Review of: Great American City: Chicago and the Enduring Neighborhood Effect. Spatial Demography: 2(1), 81-82.

Lumley-Sapanski, A. (forthcoming). “Refugee Resettlement’s Divergent Outcomes: The Role of the Social Network in Housing Type and Location.” Edited Volume, eds. Nelson et al.


Student Paper Competition Winner, Ethnic Geographies Specialty Group, Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers (2017)

Outstanding Graduate Research Assistant Award, Penn State Dept. of Geography (2016)

Grantee, Africana Research Center, The Pennsylvania State University (2013)