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Professor Michael Gillespie to lecture on central Illinois poverty and hunger at Lake Land College

Dr. Michael D Gillespie

Michael Gillespie, assistant professor of Sociology at Eastern Illinois University will present an upcoming lecture on Geography and Hunger throughout east central Illinois at Lake Land College.

Lake Land College will host Michael Gillespie, assistant professor of Sociology at Eastern Illinois University, on Tuesday, Jan. 28 from 1 – 2 p.m. Gillespie will present  “The Geography of Poverty and Hunger: The Case in East Central Illinois” in the Lake Land College theater.

Topics of discussion include:

  • How statistics and social policies can be used to better understand the percent of the population that is poor and food insecure.
  • Data description and GIS mapping in different areas of Coles County.
  • How the presentation of statistics can help individuals to understand the east central Illinois region, more specifically Coles County.
  • The process of collecting, analyzing, and using statistics for advocacy and applied work.

This event is free and open to the public. For more details, contact Stephanie Medley-Rath, Lake Land College sociology instructor at smedleyrath@lakeland.cc.il.


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