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College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
HSS Bldg. 2nd Flr. Rm. 209

Degrees Earned: 
Doctor of Philosophy in Geography (2003)
Master of Science in Ecosystems Biology (1991)
Bachelor of Science in Biology (1988)



Dr. Amy Owen
Associate Professor of Geography
Phone: (671) 735-2870
Email: aowen@uguam.uog.edu


Current Interests
Unity consciousness
Improving and expanding relationships
Building Earth and culture friendly economies
Select Publications: 
  • Owen, A. (2012) Causes and Trends in Culture Change Today:  CHamoru and Filipino Societies on the Island of Guam.  In Psychology of Culture, eds. G. R. Hayes and M. H. Bryant, Nova Science Publishers.  ISBN: 978-1-62257-274-8.
  • Owen, A. (2011) Culture Change Dynamics in the Mariana Islands.  Pacific Asia Inquiry, Vol. 2:165-194.
  • Owen, A. (2010) Guam Culture, Immigration and the US Military Buildup.  Asia Pacific Viewpoint Vol. 51(3):304-318.
  • Owen, A., Jankowski, P., Williams, B. & Wulfhorst, J.D.  (2008) Improving public participation in resource protection: case studies in north-central Idaho.  Journal of Environmental Planning and Policy, Vol. 10(3):255-269.
  • Owen, A., Jankowski, P. & Williams. B. (2006). A Social cybernetics approach to community use of spatial data for resource protection: field study on a north-central Idaho Indian Reservation.  Journal of Environmental Assessment Policy and Management, Vol. 8(4): 431-450.


  • World Regional Geography (40)
  • Special Topics in Regional Geography: Earth’s Future (1), Middle East (5)
  • Economic Geography (3)
  • Introduction to Geography (2)
  • Geography of Asia and the Pacific (1)
  • US Geography (1)
  • Socioeconomic Spatial Applications (1)
  • Natural Resource Spatial Applications (1)
  • Remote Sensing of the Environment (1)
  • Introduction to Spatial Application Principles (1)
  • Social Science Methods (3)