Dr. John M. Morgan, III ("Jay") is a professor of Geography and Environmental Planning at Towson University in Baltimore, Maryland. A graduate of the Baltimore Polytechnic Institute (1965), Dr. Morgan received his B.A. (1969) and M.A. (1973) from Towson University. He earned his Ph.D. (1980) from the University of Maryland. His primary teaching and research interests include geographic information systems (GIS), remote sensing and digital image processing, homeland security and emergency management, outdoor recreation planning and management, military geography, and the geography of Alaska.