Regan Maas

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Assistant Professor / GIS, Health, Medical, Spatial Demography, Urban
(818) 677-3515
Office location:
Sierra Hall, Room 130-F



  • Ph.D. 2011, Geography, University of California Los Angeles
  • M.A. 2005, Geography (emphasis: GIS), California State University, Northridge
  • B.S. 2001, Psychology (minor: statistics), Iowa State University
  • B.S. 1998, Biology, University of Iowa

Courses Taught

  • 408A Applications in GIS
  • 408C GIS Project Management
  • 690B Spatial Statistics


2015.  Clark, W.A.V. & Maas, R. Spatial mobility and opportunity in Australia: Residential selection and neighborhood connections. Urban Studies: 1-15. DOI: 10.1177/0042098015572976.

2014.  Clark, W.A.V. & Maas, R. Interpreting migration through the prism of reasons for moves: what can we learn about the economic returns to migration from survey data? Population, Space, and Place: 21(10) 54-67.

2012.  Mays, V. M., Maas, R., Ricks, J. & Cochran, S.D. HIV in African American Women: A Social Determinants Approach in Population-Level HIV Prevention and Intervention. Baum, A., Revenson, T.A., & Singer, J.E., Eds. Handbook of Health Psychology, 2nd edition. New York: Taylor & Francis.

2012.  Maas, R. M. Hispanics/Latinos in the United States: A Geography of Change. Jackiewicz, E. & Bosco, F., Eds. Placing Latin America, 2nd edition. Boulder: Roman & Littlefield.

2012.  Clark, W.A.V. & Maas, R. Schools, Neighborhoods and Selection: Outcomes across Metropolitan Los Angeles. Population Research and Policy Review, 31: 339-360

2010.  Clark, W.A.V. & Maas, R. The geography of a mixed-race society. Growth and Change, 40(4): 565-593.

2006.  Shin, M., Clark, W.A.V., and Maas, R. Social Capital, Neighborhood Perceptions, and Self-Rated Health: Evidence from the Los Angeles Family and Neighborhood Survey (LAFANS). California Center for Population Research, Online Working Paper Series, found at