Visual Community Studies
Academics at Utica College

Visual Community Studies is designed to provide community scholars with a way of publishing heavily visual data in a format conducive to both public and scholarly debate. Articles are authored in presentation software (e.g. PowerPoint) and peer-reviewed by institute fellows prior to publication. For more information on submitting an article to Visual Community Studies, contact Alex Thomas at

Volume 2: 2013
The Creative Class Reconsidered

External Constraints on Civic Character in a New York Village

Volume 1: 2012
New Settlement Patterns in the Catskills

Industrial Water Systems in the Headwaters


Alexander R. Thomas, Ph.D.
School of Arts & Science

(315) 792-3057
(315) 792-3006
1600 Burrstone Road | Utica, NY 13502