Randy Booze

UCENT 450
PHOENIX
Faculty Associate
Faculty
DTPHX Campus
Mailcode
3720
Faculty Associate
Faculty
DTPHX Campus
Mailcode
3720

Biography

Randy Booze received his doctorate in justice studies in 2012 from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Arizona State University. He received his master's degree in decision and information systems from the then College of Business at ASU in 1996 and his bachelor's degree in design in urban and regional planning from the then College of Architecture at ASU in 1982.

Booze has been an information technology (IT) architect for the City of Mesa for the past 25 years where he has been involved in the design and implementation of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technologies in more than 30 different areas of the city including: Airport, Budget Research, Building Safety, Public Safety CAD 911 Dispatch, Code Compliance, Development & Sustainability, Police Crime Analysis, Economic Development/Redevelopment, Election systems, Engineering, Public Works, Environmental Programs, Fire Department systems, Neighborhood Services, Planning & Zoning, Parks & Recreation, Tax Audit & Collections, Transportation (Traffic & Streets), Utilities (Gas, Electric, Water, Wastewater), Water Resources, and other governmental operation areas. Booze also teaches the City of Mesa ArcGIS classes and has provided training and support to other agencies in their implementation of GIS technologies.

Booze has taught the ASU PAF 571 GIS & Analysis course for the past nine years and has more than 30 years of experience with geographic information systems technologies. 

Education

  • Ph.D. Justice Studies, Arizona State University 2012
  • M.S. Decision and Information Systems, Arizona State University 1996
  • B.S. Design in Urban and Regional Planning, Arizona State University 1982

Research Interests

The use of various technologies to support governmental policies, programs, and operations including: Artificial Intelligence, Cellular Automata, Crowdsourcing, Data Warehousing/Business Intelligence and Data Mining technology, E-Democracy/e-Government, Expert Systems, Geospatial Technologies, Neural Networks, SWARM technologies, and Virtual Reality, to name a few.

 

Additional interests in using technologies in work and home environments to improve the health and welfare of people living in these environments as well as building better awareness of human rights to enable individuals to more effectively participate in democratic civil and legal systems.

 

Courses

Spring 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
PAF 571Geographic Info Sys/Analysis
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
PAF 571Geographic Info Sys/Analysis
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
PAF 571Geographic Info Sys/Analysis
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
PAF 571Geographic Info Sys/Analysis
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
PAF 571Geographic Info Sys/Analysis
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
PAF 571Geographic Info Sys/Analysis
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
PAF 571Geographic Info Sys/Analysis