Associate Professor of Geography
(616) 632-2192
AH 222


Professor McCluskey arrived in the geography department in the fall semester of 1999. Before coming to Aquinas, he taught at the State University of New York at Geneseo and was a researcher for the Washington Department of Social and Health Services. While in Washington (1997-99), he was the geographer for the Washington Household Needs Assessment Survey. This project was a complex and comprehensive survey of alcohol and drug use by citizens in the State of Washington. Here at Aquinas, he is responsible for teaching many of the human and cultural geography courses offered by the department and specializes in economic, industrial, and urban geography. His interests include the economic and geographic restructuring of the automobile industry, the historical geography of immigrant groups in the U.S., and survey research encompassing a variety of social and economic topics.


  • Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University
  • M.S., Pennsylvania State University
  • B.S., Michigan State University