Elizabeth A. Mack

Elizabeth A. Mack
  • Associate Professor
  • Geography
  • PhD, Department of Geography, Indiana University
  • MA, Department of Economics, University of Cincinnati
  • BS, Department of Finance, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • BA, Department of Spanish, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • 673 Auditorium Rd, Room 232
  • Geography Building
  • East Lansing, MI 48824
  • 517.432.7058


Report on autonomous vehicles and the future workforce (PDF)

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Current Research

Dr. Mack teaches courses in economic geography. Her research program evaluates the impact of emerging technologies on the development trajectory of regional economies. This research program includes broadband policy as well as the impacts of broadband on business location. Recently, Dr. Mack’s work has focused on understanding entrepreneurial ecosystems, water affordability, and spatial data uncertainty.


  • Economic impacts of emerging technologies
  • Telecommunications policy
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Entrepreneurial ecosystems
  • Water affordability
  • Spatial data uncertainty