Neil Reid works as a Professor of geography and Director of the Urban Affairs Center at the University of Toledo, Toledo, OH, USA. He holds a Ph.D. degree in geography from Arizona State University, Glendale, AZ, USA. His research interests are in regional science with a particular interest in the drivers of local economic development. His research has been funded by a number of state and federal agencies including the US Department of Agriculture, the National Science Foundation, and the Ohio Board of Regents. Professor Reid serves as an Editor for the Americas for Regional Science Policy and Practice and serves on the editorial boards of Applied Geography and the Journal of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. He is also Book Review Editor for Economic Development Quarterly. Professor Reid currently serves as Chair of the International Geographical Union's Commission on the Dynamics of Economic Spaces. In January 2013 he will assume the position of Executive Director of the North American Regional Science Council. He is a recipient of the Distinguished Service Award from Regional Development and Planning Specialty Group of the Association of American Geographers. Professor Reid also holds an appointment as Visiting Professor in the European Faculty of Engineering at Czestochowa University of Technology, Częstochowa, Poland.
Biography Updated on 27 January 2013