Curriculum Vitae

Updated August 2020
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Education

August 2016 – Present

PhD in Geography – In progress – ABD since October 2019

Texas State University (United States)
Dissertation: Towards a geography of persecution: The case of the Arts-et-Métiers and the Enfants-Rouges quarters of the third arrondissement of Paris, 1940-1946

August 2014 – May 2016

Master of Science in Geography

Texas State University (United States)
Thesis: Family arrest and separation during the Holocaust in Italy.

September 2010 – June 2013

Licence in Geography with high honors
Licence in History with high honors

Université Rennes 2 (France)

Summer Schools & Institutes

2017 Holocaust Education Foundation Summer Institute, Northwestern University

2016 Lancaster Summer Schools in Corpus Linguistics, Lancaster University

Research

August 2016 – Present

Holocaust Geography Collaborative

Participation as a research assistant (2016 –2017) & as an affiliate (since 2017). More information: http://holocaustgeographies.org/  

October 2017 – Present

Connus à cette adresse” Research Collective

Participation as an affiliate, providing expertise in GIS and geographic analysis. The collective, led by Isabelle Backouche, Sarah Gensburger, and Eric Le Bourhis, works on the question of housing in Paris during the occupation period.

August 2017 – May 2018

Graduate Research Assistant

Research for Dr. Yihong Yuan (Geography Department, Texas State University), involving big geodata, trajectories, and time-series analysis.

Teaching

January 2015 – December 2020

Graduate Instructional Assistant

Geography Department, Texas State University (United States)

– Class developed and taught as instructor of record:

· Research Methods in Geography (upper-level undergraduate)

– Labs taught as lab instructor:

· GIS II – Python Lab (master and doctoral level)
· Web mapping Lab (upper-level undergraduate, master, and doctoral level)
· Physical Geology Lab (lower-level undergraduate)
· Historical Geology Lab (mixed-level undergraduate)

SCHOLARLY
WORK

Articles in refereed journals

Nadège Ragaru and Maël Le Noc. 2021 (in press). Visual Clues to the Holocaust: The Case of the Deportation of Jews from Northern Greece. Holocaust and Genocide Studies

Maël Le Noc, Alberto Giordano, and Tim Cole. 2020. The Geography of the Holocaust in Italy: Spatio-Temporal Patterns of Arrests for Families and Individuals and a Conceptual Model. The Professional Geographer 72(4), pp. 575-585.

Other peer-reviewed publications

Maël Le Noc. 2019. Feminist Critiques of GIS. The Geographic Information Science & Technology Body of Knowledge, ed. John P. Wilson. Ithaca, NY: University Consortium for Geographic Information Science

Yihong Yuan, and Maël Le Noc. 2018. Exploring Urban Mobility from Taxi Trajectories: A Case Study of Nanjing, China. In Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Data Science, Technology and Applications – Volume 1: DATA, SciTePress, pp. 302-307.

Publications as contributor

Anne Kelly Knowles, Paul B. Jaskot, Tim Cole, and Alberto Giordano, with Maël Le Noc, Paul Rayson, and Ian Gregory. 2020. Mind the Gap: Reading Across the Holocaust Testimonial Archive. In The Holocaust in the 21st Century: Relevance and Challenges in the Digital Age. Vol XIV of Lessons and Legacies, ed. Tim Cole and Simone Gigliotti. Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press, pp. 216-241.

Book reviews

Sarah Gensburger et Maël Le Noc. 2020. Un tournant spatial pour l’histoire de la Shoah en France ? Revue d’Histoire Moderne et Contemporaine 67(4), pp 146-152
[Extended critical review of Jean Luc Pinol’s Convois. La déportation des Juifs en France, 2019]

Maps and Atlases

Daniel Brownstein and Maël Le Noc. 2018. Bangalore’s disappearing lakes. In Water: An atlas, ed. Darin Jensen et al, 148-149. Oakland, CA: Guerrilla Cartography.  

Publications under review and in preparation

Maël Le Noc. Présences, proximités et disparitions. Une approche spatiale de la persécution des Juifs à Paris 1940-1944. (Submitted to Histoire Urbaine, under review)

Maël Le Noc and Eric Sarmiento. “‘How we were made Jews’: Space, subjectivation, and resistance in occupied Paris”. (In preparation)    

Invited lectures and talks

March 12, 2020, Geographies of Persecution in Occupied Paris: Place and Space in Survivors’ Testimonies. Margee and Douglas Greenberg Research Fellow Lecture. USC Shoah Foundation, Los Angeles, CA.

Oct. 23, 2017. Using GIS to study family arrests and separations during the Holocaust in Italy. Digital Approaches to Genocide Studies conference. USC Shoah Foundation, Los Angeles, CA.

Nov. 10, 2016. The Holocaust in France: Insights from survivors’ oral histories. National French Week Lectures, Department of Modern Languages, Texas State University, San Marcos, TX.

Papers presented at professional meetings with abstracts

Maël Le Noc and Eric Sarmiento. 2019. Subjectivity, Persecution, and Urban Space: The case of Parisian Jews, 1940-1944. Southwest Division of the Association of Americans Geographers (SWAAG), Fort Worth, TX.

Maël Le Noc and Eric Sarmiento. 2019. Othering and Exclusion: Jews’ Experience of Public Space in Occupied Paris. American Association of Geographers (AAG), Washington, DC.

Maël Le Noc. 2018, Jews and Public Space in Occupied Paris. IXth Race Ethnicity and Place Conference, Austin, TX.

Yihong Yuan and Maël Le Noc, 2018. Exploring Urban Dynamics from Taxi Trajectories: A Case Study of Nanjing, China. AAG, New Orleans, LA.

Maël Le Noc, 2018. Shifting the resolution: Using GIS to study family groups during the Holocaust, AAG, New Orleans, LA.

Maël Le Noc, 2017. Accounts of Family Separations in Holocaust Survivors’ Oral Histories. AAG, Boston, MS.

Maël Le Noc, 2016. Visualizing the trajectory of Jews deported from Italy during the Holocaust. SWAAG, Denton, TX.

Maël Le Noc and Alberto Giordano, 2016. Family separation during the Holocaust in Italy. Association of Americans Geographers, San Francisco, CA.

Maël Le Noc and Alberto Giordano, 2015. Spatio-temporal patterns of Jewish family arrests during the Holocaust in Italy. SWAAG, San Antonio, TX.

AWARDS
& FUNDING

Fellowships

2020-2021 – Fred and Maria Devinki Memorial Fellowship, Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

2020 – Phi Kappa Phi Dissertation Fellowship

2020 – Doctoral Research Support Fellowship, Graduate College, Texas State University

2019-2020 – Margee and Douglas Greenberg Research Fellowship, USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research

2017 – Summer Institute Fellowship, Holocaust Education Foundation of Northwestern University

2016 – Texas State Doctoral Merit Fellowship, Texas State University

Awards

2020 – Sandra E. Estaville Geography Scholarship, Department of Geography, Texas State University

2020 – Student Government Scholarship, Texas State University

2019 – Graduate Student Award for Outstanding Service, Department of Geography, Texas State University

2017 – Outstanding Master’s Thesis Awards in Digital Scholarship, Conference of Southern Graduate Schools (CSGS)

2016 – Outstanding Master’s Thesis Awards in Digital Scholarship, Texas State University

2016 – Graduate Student Award for Outstanding Service, Department of Geography, Texas State University

2016 – Wiley Outstanding Graduate Student Award, Department of Geography, Texas State University

Scholarships

2019 – Graduate College Liberal Art Scholarship, Texas State University

2019 – Sandra E. Estaville Dissertation Scholarship, Department of Geography, Texas State University

2019 – Bernard W. Detlefsen Candidate Scholarship, Department of Geography, Texas State University

2018 – Celebrity Classic Scholarship, Texas State University

2018 – Graduate College Liberal Art Scholarship, Texas State University

2018 – Bernard W. Detlefsen Doctoral Excellence Scholarship, Department of Geography, Texas State University

2017 – Jeffries Family Scholarship in Geography, Department of Geography, Texas State University

2017 – Graduate College Liberal Art Scholarship, Texas State University

2016 – Bernard W. Detlefsen Doctoral Recruitment Scholarship, Department of Geography, Texas State University

2016 – Graduate College Liberal Art Scholarship, Texas State University

2015 – Student Government Scholarship, Texas State University

2015 – Bernard W. Detlefsen Masters Excellence, Department of Geography, Texas State University

2015 – Graduate College Liberal Art Scholarship, Texas State University

Grants

2019 – Rising Scholarly Travel Activity and Research (S.T.A.R) grant. ($500)

2018 – Rising Scholarly Travel Activity and Research (S.T.A.R) grant. ($200)

2016 – Rising Scholarly Travel Activity and Research (S.T.A.R) grant. ($500)

LEADERSHIP

Academic and Professional

Race, Ethnicity, and Place Conference, Technical arrangements (2018-2021)Alpha Chi National Honor Society, Texas State University Chapter, Outreach Coordinator (2016-2018) & Vice-President (2018-2020)

Student Government Graduate House Leader, Texas State University (2017-2019)

Student Government Graduate House Representative, Texas State University (2016-2019)

Texas State Geography Graduate Forum, Vice President (2017-2018) & Co-President (2015-2016, 2018-2019)

Student Government Finance Commission, Texas State University, Member (2016-2018)

Graduate Council, Texas State University, Student Representative (Spring 2018)

University Leadership Assembly, Texas State University, Student Representative (2017-2018)

AAG Graduate Student Affinity Group, Secretary (2016-2018)

PhD Faculty Representative, Geography Department, Texas State University (2016-2017)

SERVICE

Academic and Professional

Race, Ethnicity, and Place Conference, Technical arrangements (2018-2021)

Student Regalia Committee, Texas State University, Committee member (2019-2020)

Dean of Student’s Student Government Task Force, Texas State University, Task Force Member (2018-2019)

Muir Mentoring Award Selection Committee, Texas State University, Committee Member (2018)

Presidential Award for Excellence in Teaching Selection Committee, Texas State University, Committee Member (2017)

Texas State University Graduate College, “What I Wish I Had Been Told as a New Graduate Student” Shop talk, Panelist (2016 & 2018)

2016 International Research Conference for Graduate Student, Texas State University, Moderator

2015 SWAAG-AGC San Antonio meeting, Local arrangements