Ph.D., Geography, University of Kansas--M.A., Geography, University of Kansas--B.S., Geography, Brigham Young University
Sense of Place, Place-based Identity, Las Vegas, Nuclear Landscapes, Casino Landscapes, Cultural Impacts of Sea Level Rise
Rowley, Rex J. 2016. Review of: The Garage: Automobility and Building Innovation in America’s Early Auto Age. By John A. Jakle and Keith A. Sculle. Social & Cultural Geography 17, no. 7: 984-986. doi:10.1080/14649365.2016.1154127.
Rowley, Rex J. 2015. Review of: Fluid New York: Cosmopolitan Urbanism and the Green Imagination. By May Joseph. Urban Geography 36, no. 3: 460-461. doi:10.1080/02723638.2014.1000067.
Rowley, Rex J. 2015. “Faith Islands in Hedonopolis: Ambivalent Adaptation in Las Vegas,” in The Changing World Religion Map: Sacred Places, Identities, Practices and Politics, Volume 4, edited by Stanley D. Brunn, 2265-2284. Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Springer.
Rowley, Rex J. 2013. “Where Locals Play: Neighborhood Casino Landscapes in Las Vegas,” in Frontiers in Chance: Gaming Research Across the Disciplines, edited by David G. Schwartz, 99–114. Las Vegas: UNLV Gaming Press.
Rowley, Rex J. 2013. Everyday Las Vegas: Local Life in a Tourist Town. Reno: University of Nevada Press, 272 p. (Paperback, published February, 2014).
Rowley, Rex J. 2016. “Las Vegas Strip,” in Minicars, Maglevs, and Mopeds: Modern Modes of Transportation Around the World, edited by Selima Sultana and Joe Weber, 166-67. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO/Greenwood Press.
Rowley, Rex J. 2016. “Shinkansen (Japan),” in Minicars, Maglevs, and Mopeds: Modern Modes of Transportation Around the World, edited by Selima Sultana and Joe Weber, 278-79. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO/Greenwood Press.
O'Reilly, Catherine M., Derek K. Gray, Sapna Sharma, Stephanie E. Hampton, Jordan S. Read, Rowley, Rex J., Philipp Schneider, John D. Lenters, (and 56 others). 2015. “Rapid and highly variable warming of lake surface waters around the globe.” Geophysical Research Letters, 42, doi:10.1002/2015GL066235.
Rowley, Rex J. 2012 (2014 release of backdated issue). “Becoming Las Vegas: Opportunity and Challenge with the Building of Boulder Dam.” Nevada Historical Society Quarterly 55, no 1-4: 3-35.
Kostelnick, John C., David McDermott, Rex J. Rowley, and Nathaniel Bunnyfield. 2013. “Cartographic Methods for Visualizing Risk.” Cartographica 48, no. 3: 200–224. doi: 10.3138/carto.48.3.1531
Rowley, Rex J. 2015. “Multidimensional Community and the Las Vegas Experience.” GeoJournal, 80, no. 3: 393-410. DOI: 10.1007/s10708-014-9561-y.
Sagers, Glen, Bryan Hosack, Rex J. Rowley, Doug Twitchell, and Ranjitha Nagaraj. 2015. “Where’s the Security in WiFi: An Argument for Industry Awareness,” HICSS 48 (48th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences): 5453-5461. doi: 10.1109/HICSS.2015.641.