Peter O. Muller
By Julie Faust
His Background
• Graduated from Rutgers in 1971
• Temple University
• University of Miami 1980
 Geography Department Chair
 Professor
 author
Geographic Contributions
• Publications
 Contemporary Suburban America (1981)
 Economic Geography (1998)
 The World Today: Concepts and Regions in Geography (2013)
 Physical Geography: The Global Environment (2013)
Urban Geography
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Urban/Suburban relationship
Dependence vs. independence
Suburbanation
Ex. Fairfield County
Bibliography
• "Department of Geography Faculty." University of Miami Department of Geography. University
of Miami, n.d. Web. 2013. <http://www.as.miami.edu/geography/people/PeterMuller>.
• Ihlanfeldt, Keith. "Cityscape." Trans. Array The Importance of the Central City to the Regional and
National Economy. Atlanta: Georgia State University, 125-150. Print.
• Muller, P.O.. "Stages in the Spatial Evolution of the American Metropolis." Trans. Array
Transportation and Urban Form. 59-85. Web. 24 Sep. 2013.
<http://www.des.ucdavis.edu/faculty/handy/TTP220/Muller_reading.pdf>.