Jerry Shannon, "Stimulus or Stigma? Examining the expansion of Georgia's SNAP retailers during the Great Recession."

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Jerry Shannon is an assistant professor in the department of geography and the College of Family and Consumer Sciences at the University of Georgia. He is a geographer studying how to make urban neighborhoods and food systems healthier and more equitable. Dr. Shannon’s broad interests are in urban development and inequality, geographic information systems, political geography, and place effects on health. More specifically, his research focuses on the role of maps in shaping our understanding of hunger, poverty, and neighborhood development.