We believe what makes our department special is our dedicated faculty and staff who strive to create a supportive, caring, and dynamic learning environment. Our world-class faculty members are frequently recognized with awards and honors. Our research has had major policy impacts, and we are often quoted in the press and cited for our groundbreaking research. 

Faculty

Waleed Abdalati photo portrait
Waleed Abdalati
Professor of Geography • Remote Sensing of Earth’s Ice Cover • Executive Director of CIRES • Ph.D. University of Colorado at Boulder, 1996
Physical Geography
Suzanne Anderson photo portrait
Suzanne Anderson
Professor of Geography • Fellow of INSTAAR • Faculty of Hydrologic Sciences • Geomorphology; Weathering; Hydrology; Glaciology • Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley, 1995
Physical Geography
Jennifer Balch photo portrait
Jennifer Balch
Assistant Professor of Geography • Fire ecology; Land use/landcover change; Global change ecology; Tropical forest ecology • Director, Earth Lab Project Fire Principal Investigator • Ph.D. Yale University, 2008
Physical Geography
Holly Barnard photo portrait
Holly Barnard
Associate Professor of Geography • Fellow of INSTAAR • Faculty of Hydrologic Sciences • Ecohydrology; Stable Isotope Geochemistry; Forest Hydrology; Tree Physiology • Ph.D. Oregon State University, 2009
Physical Geography
Peter Blanken Photo Portrait
Peter Blanken
Professor of Geography • Climatology; Biometeorology • Faculty of Hydrologic Sciences • Ph.D. University of British Columbia, 1997
Physical Geography
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Joe Bryan
Associate Professor of Geography • Indigenous Politics in the Americas; Human Rights; and Critical Cartography. • Ph.D. University of California Berkeley, 2007
Human Geography
Barbara (Babs) Buttenfield
Barbara (Babs) Buttenfield
Professor of Geography • GIS, Cartographic Generalization, Multi-Scale Databases • Ph.D. University of Washington, 1984
GIS
Jennifer Fluri photo portrait
Jennifer Fluri
Associate Professor of Geography • Feminist political geography; conflict security and development; South/Southwest Asia • Ph.D. Pennsylvania State University, 2005
Human Geography
Mara Goldman
Mara Goldman
Associate Professor of Geography • Political Ecology; Science and Technology Studies; indigenous knowledge; Nature-Society Relations • Faculty Research Associate of IBS • Ph.D. University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2006
Human Geography • Environment-Society
Stefan Leyk photo portrait
Stefan Leyk
Associate Professor of Geography • GIScience, uncertainty modeling, small area estimation, cartographic pattern recognition • Ph.D. University of Zurich / Federal Research Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape, 2005
GIS
Katherine Lininger photo portrait
Katherine Lininger
Assistant Professor of Geography • fluvial geomorphology; ecogeomorphology; carbon cycle; water resources management; coupled natural-human systems • PhD in Earth Sciences, Colorado State University
Physical Geography
Noah Molotch photo portrait
Noah Molotch
Associate Professor of Geography • Surface Water and Snow Hydrology; Remote Sensing; Ecohydrology • Fellow of INSTAAR • Faculty of Hydrologic Sciences • Ph.D. The University of Arizona, 2004
Physical Geography
John O'Loughlin
John O'Loughlin
Professor of Geography • Political; Former Soviet Union; Post Communist Societies; Nationalism • Faculty Research Associate of IBS • Professor of Distinction • Ph.D. Pennsylvania State University, 1973
Human Geography
Tim Oakes photo portrait
Timothy Oakes
Professor of Geography • Cultural Politics; Economic and Social Change; China • Director of CAS • Ph.D. University of Washington, 1995
Human Geography
Colleen Reid photo portrait
Colleen Reid
Assistant Professor of Geography • Climate change and human health; Environmental and social epidemiology; Spatial exposure assessment • Faculty Research Associate of IBS • Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley, 2014
Human Geography • Environment-Society
Fernando Riosmena photo portrait
Fernando Riosmena
Associate Professor of Geography • International migration; population geography; social demography, Latin America • Faculty of IBS • Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania, 2005
Human Geography
Mark Serreze photo portrait
Mark Serreze
Research Professor of Geography • Arctic climate; global implications; and climate warming in the Arctic • Director of NSIDC • Fellow of CIRES • 2017 Professor of Distinction • Ph.D. University of Colorado at Boulder, 1989
Physical Geography
Seth Spielman photo portrait
Seth Spielman
Associate Professor of Geography • Urban Geography, Medical Geography, Spatial Statistics, GIScience • Affiliate of IBS • Ph.D. State University of New York at Buffalo, 2008
Human Geography • GIS
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William (Riebsame) Travis
Department Chair • Associate Professor of Geography • Natural hazards, risk, climate change, decision-making • Earth Lab Deputy Director Project Risk Principal Investigator • Ph.D. Clark University, 1981
Human Geography • Environment-Society
Yaffa Truelove
Yaffa Truelove
Assistant Professor of Geography • Urban Geography, Political Ecology of Water, India, Southern Urbanism, Urban Infrastructure, Water Governance, Nature-Society Relations • Faculty of International Affairs • PhD University of Cambridge, 2015
Human Geography • Environment-Society
Tom Veblen photo portrait
Tom Veblen
Distinguished Professor of Geography • Biogeography; Conservation • Distinguished Research Lecturer • Arts and Sciences College Professor of Distinction • Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley, 1975
Physical Geography
Emily Yeh photo portrait
Emily Yeh
Professor of Geography • Nature/society geography; political ecology; cultural politics; development; Tibet; China • Associate Faculty of CAS • Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley, 2003
Human Geography • Environment-Society

Hold

Brendan Buzzard
Brendan Buzzard
Ph.D. Student of Geography • Areas of interest: Natural resources, conservation, identity and place
Environment-Society
Alex Eddy
Alex Eddy
Ph.D. Student of Geography • Geomorphology; hydrology
Physical Geography
Susan Green
Susan (Sue) Green
M.A. Student of Geography • Immigration; population; health
Human Geography
Andrew Hardin
Andrew Hardin
M.A. Student of Geography • Remote sensing; GIS; programming
GIS
Trevor Klein
Trevor Klein
Ph.D. Student of Geography • Hydrology, Biogeochemistry
Physical Geography
Sara Krumminga
Sara Krumminga
M.A. Student of Geography • Political geography, the Holocaust & WWII, nationalism
Human Geography
Petra Norlund
Petra Norlund
Ph.D. Student of Geography • Geographic Information Science
GIS
Elizabeth Wharton
Elizabeth Wharton
Ph.D. Student of Geography • China's development role in the Horn of Africa
Environment-Society

Lecturer

John Adler
John Adler
Ph.D. 2010
Physical Geography
Najeeb Jan photo portrait
Najeeb Jan
Political Islam, South Asia; Poststructural & Postcolonial Theory; Biopolitics, Critical Ontology • Ph.D. University of Michigan, 2010
Human Geography

Adjunct

Max Boykoff photo portrait
Maxwell (Max) Boykoff
Associate Professor of CSTPR • Associate Professor of ENVS • Fellow of CIRES • Ph.D. University of California-Santa Cruz, 2006 • environmental governance, cultural politics, science-policy interactions, political economy
Human Geography • Environment-Society
Clint Caroll photo portrait
Clint Carroll
Assistant Professor of Ethnic Studies • Native American and Indigenous Studies • PhD, University of California, Berkeley - Environmental Science, Policy, and Management, 2011 • BA, University of Arizona, Tucson - Anthropology, 2003
Human Geography • Environment-Society
Paul Lander photo
Paul Lander
Water, energy, land conservation • ASLA • LEED A.P. • PhD University of Colorado, Department of Geography, 2005
Environment-Society
John Lenters Photo
John Lenters
PhD Cornell University, 1997
Physical Geography
Tania Schoennagel portrait
Tania Schoennagel
Research Scientist of INSTAAR • Disturbance ecology; climate change; landscape modeling • Ph.D. University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2002
Physical Geography • Environment-Society
Gregory Simon photo
Gregory Simon
Adjunct Associate Professor of Geography • Environmental History; Environmental Policy; Political Ecology • PhD University of Washington, 2007
Environment-Society
Leah Wasser Photo
Leah Wasser
Adjunct Professor of Geography • Ecology, Scientific programming, GIS, Remote Sensing, Computationally intensive teaching / learning • Earth Analytics Education Initiative Director
Physical Geography

Instructor

Mike Dwyer photo portrait
Mike Dwyer
Instructor in Geography and the Center for Asian Studies • Development studies; political ecology; land governance; Southeast Asia • Ph.D. University of California Berkeley, 2011
Human Geography • Environment-Society
Sarah Kelly photo portrait
Sarah Kelly
Instructor of Geography • Interests: GIScience, statistics, spatial epidemiology, ecological restoration • M.A. Geography, 2008, University of South Florida
GIS

Staff

Jeff Nicholson photo portrait
Jeff Nicholson
IT Professional • Lab Manager • Web • Computing support • Media
Darla Shatto
Darla Shatto
Department Administrator
Karen Weingarten photo portrait
Karen Weingarten
Graduate Program Assistant • Contact person for graduate program inquiries
Leslie Yakubowski photo portrait
Leslie Yakubowski
Undergraduate Assistant • Contact person for undergraduate program inquiries; scholarship, internship, independent study, and honors coordinator

Graduate Student

Robert Andrus
Robert (Robbie) Andrus
PhD Student of Geography • Areas of interest: biogeography; dendrochronology; disturbance ecology; forest ecology • M.A. 2015
Physical Geography
Andrew Birch
Andrew Birch
Ph.D. Student of Geography • Areas of interest: Tropical Hydrology and Biogeochemistry in Panama Canal Watershed
Physical Geography
Mollie Buckland photo portrait
Mollie Buckland
M.A. Student of Geography • Interests: wildfire, megafires
Physical Geography
Isaac Bukoski photo portrait
Isaac Bukoski
M.A. Student of Geography • Interests: groundwater-surface water interaction, water quality
Physical Geography
Sidney Bush photo portrait
Sidney Bush
Ph.D. Student of Geography • Areas of interest: Hydrology; ecohydrology; geochemical transport processes
Physical Geography
Jonathon Cavitt
Jonathon Cavitt
Ph.D. Student of Geography • Climatology, Arctic climate, Sea ice dynamics, Sea level affect of climate change on weather pattern
Physical Geography
Rachel Chai
Rachel Chai
PhD student of Geography • M.A. 2017 • Biogeography and entomology
Physical Geography
Teresa Chapman
Teresa Chapman
Ph.D. Student of Geography • Biogeography • M.A. 2009
Physical Geography
Georgios Charisoulis
Georgios Charisoulis
Ph.D. Student of Geography • GIS, Environmenal Law & Energy/Sustainability
GIS
Katie Clifford
Katherine (Katie) Clifford
Ph.D. Student of Geography • American West; decision making and uncertainty; climate change; land and water resources • M.A. 2014
Environment-Society
Max Counter
Max Counter
Ph.D. Student of Geography • IDPs; refugees; Colombia • M.A. 2015
Human Geography
Angela Cunningham
Angela Cunningham
Ph.D. Student of Geography
Human Geography • GIS
Bryan Curtis
John (Bryan) Curtis
M.A. Student of Geography • Biometerology, Land-Atmosphere Interactions
Physical Geography
Amy DeCastro photo portrait
Amy DeCastro
PhD Student of Geography • Interests: dogs, swimming, spatial statistics, satellites, human geography, climate, math, overall silliness
Environment-Society
Jessica DiCarlo photo portrait
Jessica DiCarlo
Ph.D. Student of Geography
Environment-Society
Zhaxi Duojie
Zhaxi Duojie
Ph.D. Student of Geography • Development Geography; Migration Geography, Geography of China, Tibetan Plateau
Human Geography
Kaitlin Fertaly
Kaitlin Fertaly
Ph.D. Student of Geography • Post-socialism; food; gender; Armenia; environmentalism
Human Geography
Shae Frydenlund
Shae Frydenlund
Ph.D. Student of Geography • Political ecology; nature-society in Tibet/Nepal • M.A. 2015
Environment-Society
Mehran Ghandehari
Mehran Ghandehari
Ph.D. Student of Geography • GIScience
GIS
Molly Graber photo portrait
Molly Graber
M.A. Student of Geography • Interests: spatial statistics, Geographic Information Science
GIS
Shane Grisby
Shane Grigsby
Ph.D. Student of Geography • Ice sheets & glaciers, climate change, remote sensing, machine learning
Physical Geography
Julia Guarino
Julia Guarino
Ph.D. Student of Geography • Legal geography; political ecology
Human Geography
Phurwa Gurung
Phurwa Gurung
MA Student of Geography • Areas of interest: Political Ecology, Development Geography, GIS, Nepal and the Himalayas
Environment-Society
Kate Hale photo portrait
Katherine (Kate) Hale
M.A. Student of Geography • Snow hydrology, Arctic and Mountain Environments
Physical Geography
Melissa Harkavy
Melissa Harkavy
M.A. Student of Geography • Climate change adaptation; natural resources; utilization; gender
Environment-Society
Meghan Helmberger photo portrait
Meghan Helmberger
Ph.D. Student of Geography • Areas of interest: Arctic Climate, GIS, Climate/Human Connection
Physical Geography
Emma Hines photo portrait
Emma Hines
M.A. Student of Geography • Interests: climate and health
Environment-Society
Noah Hoffman photo portrait
Noah Hoffman
M.A. Student of Geography • Interests: soil chemistry
Physical Geography
Shruthi Jagadeesh
Shruthi Jagadeesh
MA Student of Geography • Areas of Interest: Political Ecology, Development, Indigenous communities, Conservation
Environment-Society
Stephanie Jarvis
Stephanie Jarvis
Ph.D. Student of Geography • Hydrology, Ecohydrology, geology
Physical Geography
Alexander Jasper
Alexander Jasper
MA Student of Geography • Area of Interest: Political Ecology, Climate Change, Planetary Science
Environment-Society
Keith Jennings
Keith Jennings
Ph.D. Student of Geography • Snow and floods in mountain environments
Physical Geography
Gretchen Lang
Gretchen Lang
Ph.D. Student of Geography • Geographies of food and migration • M.A. 2016
Human Geography
Gina Li photo portrait
Gina Li
M.A. Student of Geography • Climatology, big data, programming
Environment-Society
Gene Longenecker
H.E. (Gene) Longenecker
Ph.D. Student of Geography • Climatology; Climate Change; Hazard/Risk Vulnerability • M.A. 2009
Physical Geography • Environment-Society
Adam Mahood
Adam Mahood
PhD student of Geography • M.A. 2017 • Plant ecology; remote sensing
Physical Geography
Aaron Malone
Aaron Malone
Ph.D. Student of Geography • Migration; development; Latin America
Human Geography
Daniela Marini
Daniela Marini
Ph.D. Student of Geography • Political Agroecology: Social Movements and Food Sovereignty in Argentina
Human Geography
Kevin Mason
Kevin Mason
PhD Student of Geography • Population, immigration, development, Latin America • MA 2017
Human Geography
Caitlin McShane
Caitlin McShane
MA Student of Geography • Areas of Interest: Predictive modeling
GIS
Diego Melo photo portrait
Diego Melo
PhD Student of Geography • Interests: extractive economies, territorial rights, political ecology, Latin America
Human Geography
Martha Morrissey
Martha Morrissey
Ph.D. Student of Geography • GIS, Spatial Data Science
GIS
Faran Naderi
Faran Naderi
M.A. Student of Geography • Cultural Identity and Ethnosymbolism
Human Geography
Francis Naylor photo portrait
Francis Naylor
Phd Student of Geography • Interests: Former Soviet Union, remote sensing, spatial perception, religion and ethnic spatial conflict, political geography
Human Geography
Fedor Popov
Fedor Popov
PhD Student of Geography • Areas of Interest: Political Geography
Human Geography
Sarah Posner photo portrait
Sarah Posner
M.A. Student of Geography • Interests: human geography, spatial statistics
Human Geography
Yuying Ren
Yuying Ren
MA Student of Geography • Areas of Interest: GIS, Remote Sensing
GIS
Kyle Rodman
Kyle Rodman
Ph.D. Student of Geography • Biogeography, climate spatial analysis; forest ecology
Physical Geography
Patrick Rody Photo Portrait
Patrick Rody
M.A. Student of Geography • Interests: Migration, climate change
Human Geography
Caitlin Ryan
Caitlin Ryan
Ph.D. Student of Geography • Post-conflict urban development, humanitarian aid, post-socialism
Human Geography
Victoria Scholl photo portrait
Victoria Scholl
M.A. Student of Geography • Interests: remote sensing, data science, land cover/use change
Physical Geography
Erika Schreiber
Erika Schreiber
Ph.D. Student of Geography • Climatology; Cryosphere
Physical Geography
Brittany Selander
Brittany Selander
Ph.D. Student of Geography • Fluvial geomorphology
Physical Geography
Neda Shaban
Neda Shaban
MA Student of Geography • Areas of Interest: Political Geography
Human Geography
Richa Shakya photo portrait
Richa Shakya
M.A. Student of Geography • Interests: gender, migration
Human Geography
Rupak Shrestha
Rupak Shrestha
Ph.D. Student of Geography • Development Geography; Political Geography; Nepal
Human Geography
Tasha Snow
Tasha Snow
Ph.D. Student of Geography • Cryosphere remote sensing; glaciology
Physical Geography
Kylen Solvik
Kylen Solvik
MA Student of Geography • Areas of Interest: Machine Learning, Remote Sensing, Human-Environment Interaction, Computer Vision
GIS
Alex Stum
Alexander (Alex) Stum
Ph.D. Student of Geography • Spatial predictive model, GIS
GIS
Gabriella Subia Smith
Gabriella Subia Smith
Ph.D. Student of Geography • Political Geography, Land rights in Colombia
Human Geography
Joe Tuccillo
Joseph Tuccillo
Ph.D. Student of Geography • Urban Geography, Spatial Demography, Hazards/Vulnerability, Geocomputation • M.A. 2015
Human Geography • GIS
Sarah Tynen
Sarah Tynen
Ph.D. Candidate • Graduate Part-time Instructor • Urbanization and Poitical Governance • MA 2014
Human Geography
Johannes Uhl
Johannes Uhl
Ph.D. Student of Geography • GIS, spatio-temporal modelling, machine learning
GIS
Emily Volkmar
Emily Volkmar
M.A. Student of Geography • Conservation and development in Tibet
Human Geography
Xi Wang
Xi Wang
Ph.D. Student of Geography • Energy transitions; electricity systems; China; electricity planning
Environment-Society
Xueqian Wang photo portrait
Xueqian Wang
Phd Student of Geography • Interests: land-atmosphere interaction
Physical Geography
Will Wicherski photo portrait
Will Wicherski
M.A. Student of Geography • Interests: Rivers, geology
Physical Geography
Kehan Yang photo portrait
Kehan Yang
Phd Student of Geography • Interests: snow hydrology, remote sensing
Physical Geography
Yang Yang
Yang Yang
Ph.D. Student of Geography • Ethnic geography; China, critical tourism studies
Human Geography
John (Ridge) Zachary photo portrait
John (Ridge) Zackary
M.A. Student of Geography • Interests: urban geography
Human Geography
Lin Zhu
Lin Zhu
MA Student of Geography • Areas of Interest: Political Ecology, International Development, Latin America and China
Human Geography

Alumni

Hallie Adams Portrait
Hallie Adams
M.A. 2014
Physical Geography
John Adler
John Adler
Ph.D. 2010
Physical Geography
Cole Akeson Portrait
Cole Akeson
M.A. 2013
Human Geography • Environment-Society
Claudio Alvarez Portrait
Claudio Alvarez
M.A. 2013
Physical Geography
Chris Amante
Christopher Amante
Ph.D. 2018 • M.A. 2012
Physical Geography
Scott Anderson Portrait
Scott Anderson
M.A. 2013
Physical Geography
Christopher Anderson-Tarver Portrait
Christopher Anderson-Tarver
M.A. 2010; Ph.D. 2015
GIS
Naomi Arcand Portrait
Naomi Arcand
Ph.D. 2013
Physical Geography
Mason Auger
Mason Auger
Ph.D. 2015
Human Geography • Environment-Society
Adriana Raudzens Bailey
Adriana Raudzens Bailey
M.A. 2010
Physical Geography
Emily Baker Portrait
Emily Baker
M.A. 2015
Physical Geography
Ted Barnhart
Theodore (Theo) Barnhart
Ph.D. 2018
Physical Geography
Jennifer Bartmess
Jennifer Bartmess
M.A. 2012
Human Geography
Jessica Bobeck
Jessica Bobeck
M.A. 2017 • Areas of interest: Remote sensing; cryosphere; geophysics
Physical Geography
Andrew Bock Portrait
Andrew Bock
M.A. 2011
Physical Geography • GIS
Stephanie Booker
Stephanie Booker
M.A. 2009
Human Geography
Ben Brayden Portrait
Benjamin (Ben) Brayden
M.A. 2013
Physical Geography
Photo portrait
William Bredemeyer
Ph.D. 2017
Human Geography
Margaret Burns Portrait
Margaret (Maggie) Burns
M.A. 2014
Physical Geography
Sean Burns
Sean Burns
Ph.D. 2018
Physical Geography
Brian Butterworth Portrait
Brian Butterworth
M.A. 2011
Physical Geography
Afton Clarke-Sather Portrait
Afton Clarke-Sather
Ph.D. 2012
Human Geography • Environment-Society
Joel Correia
Joel Correia
Ph.D. 2017 • Indigenous rights, development, legal geographies, political ecology, Latin America
Human Geography
Rory Cowie
Rory Cowie
M.A. 2010 • Ph.D. 2014
Physical Geography
Austin Cowley Portrait
Austin Cowley
M.A. 2014
Human Geography
Alex Crawford
Alexander (Alex) Crawford
Ph.D. 2017 • M.A. 2014 • Climate change; polar research; snow and ice
Physical Geography
William Cumming Portrait
William (Preston) Cumming
Ph.D. 2013
Physical Geography
Sepideh Dadashi
Sepideh Dadashi
MA 2018
Physical Geography
Becky Davies
Becky Davies
M.A. 2017 • Spatial statistics, computing, demography, land use
Human Geography
Meredith DeBoom
Meredith DeBoom
Ph.D. 2018, M.A. 2013
Human Geography
er rang (Kabzung) Ga
er rang (Kabzung) Ga
Ph.D. 2012
Human Geography
Kristin Gangwer
Kristin Gangwer
M.A. 2011
Environment-Society
Meredith Gartner
Meredith Gartner
Ph.D. 2015
Physical Geography
Lauren Gifford
Lauren Gifford
Ph.D. 2018
Human Geography
Sierra Gladfelter
Sierra Gladfelter
M.A. 2017 • Conservation and development
Environment-Society
Mike Gleason Portrait
Mike Gleason
M.A. 2012
GIS
Glenn Grant
Glenn Grant
Ph.D. 2017 • M.A. 2012 • Remote sensing, Polar climate
Physical Geography
Katya Hafich Portrait
Katya Hafich
M.A. 2014
Physical Geography
Jeff Hamerlinck
Jeff Hamerlinck
Ph.D. 2011
GIS
Sarah Hart Portrait
Sarah Hart
Ph.D. 2014
Physical Geography
Abby Hickcox Portrait
Abby Hickcox
Ph.D. 2012
Human Geography • Environment-Society
Alice Hill
Alice Hill
PhD 2017 • Snow and ice; water resources and repurcussions in a changing climate
Physical Geography
Abdulsalam Hindawi
Abdulsalam Hindawi
M.A. 2017 • Population, migration, conflict resolution, Syrian refugee crisis
Human Geography
Edward Holland Portrait
Edward (Ted) Holland
Ph.D. 2012
Human Geography
Molly Holmberg
Molly Holmberg
Ph.D. 2010
Physical Geography • GIS
C. Andrés Holz
C. Andrés Holz
Ph.D. 2009
Physical Geography
Jung Eun Hong Portrait
Jung Eun (Jessie) Hong
Ph.D. 2012
GIS
Jamie Humphrey Portrait
Jamie Humphrey
Ph.D. 2015
Human Geography
Allison Hurley Portrait
Allison Hurley
M.A. 2014
Physical Geography
Warren Jochem Portrait
Warren (Chris) Jochem
M.A. 2012 • Ph.D. 2016
Human Geography • GIS
Bryan Jones
Bryan Jones
Ph.D. 2012
Human Geography
Amanda Kass Portrait
Amanda Kass
M.A. 2011
Human Geography • Environment-Society
Julia Kelly
Julia Kelly
Ph.D. 2017 • Biogeography, Conservation Biology, Forest Ecology, Avian Diversity • M.A. 2011
Physical Geography
Patrick Kelly Portrait
Patrick Kelly
M.A. 2012
Physical Geography
Travis Klingberg Portrait
Travis Klingberg
Ph.D. 2014
Human Geography
John Knowles Portrait
John Knowles
Ph.D. 2015 • M.A. 2009
Physical Geography
Natalie Koch Portrait
Natalie Koch
Ph.D. 2012 • M.A. 2009
Human Geography
David Korn
David Korn
M.A. 2010
Physical Geography
Adrianne Kroepsch Portrait
Adrianne Kroepsch
M.A. 2011
Physical Geography
Tony LaGreca
Tony LaGreca
M.A. 2010
Physical Geography
Ahn Lee Portrait
Ahn (Ahnnie) Lee
M.A. 2014
Environment-Society
Adam Levy Portrait
Adam Levy
Ph.D. 2012
Human Geography
Nick Lewis
Nicholas (Nick) Lewis
M.A. 2018
GIS
Andrew Linke Portrait
Andrew Linke
Ph.D. 2013
Human Geography
Eric Lovell
Eric Lovell
Ph.D. 2018
Environment-Society
Mike MacFerrin
Michael (Mike) MacFerrin
Ph.D. 2018
Physical Geography
Galen Maclaurin Portrait
Galen Maclaurin
Ph.D. 2015 • M.A. 2011
GIS
Kerry Malm
Kerry Malm
M.A. 2009
Physical Geography
Julie Malmberg Portrait
Julie Malmberg
Ph.D. 2014
Physical Geography • Environment-Society
Nathanael (Nate) Martin
Nathanael (Nate) Martin
M.A. 2012
Physical Geography
Adam McCurdy Portrait
Adam McCurdy
M.A. 2016
Environment-Society
Daniel McGrath Portrait
Daniel McGrath
Ph.D. 2013 • M.A. 2009
Physical Geography
Siddharth Menon photo portrait
Siddharth Menon
M.A. 2018
Human Geography
Leah Meromy Portrait
Leah Meromy
M.A. 2012
Physical Geography
Joe Mills
Taylor (Joe) Mills
Ph.D. 2016 • Small-scale hydrologic systems; water chemistry
Physical Geography
Sara Crepinsek Morris
Sara Morris
M.A. 2018
Physical Geography
Sitthisak Moukomla Portrait
Sitthisak Moukomla
Ph.D. 2015
Physical Geography
Mahsa Moussavi Portrait
Mahsa Moussavi
Ph.D. 2015
Physical Geography
Erich Mueller Portrait
Erich Mueller
Ph.D. 2012
Physical Geography
Galen Murton
Galen Murton
Ph.D. Geography, 2017 • Development; Political Geography; Cultural Geography; Tibet and Himalaya Region
Human Geography
Atsuhiro Muto
Atsuhiro Muto
Ph.D. 2010
Physical Geography
Cameron Naficy
Cameron Naficy
Ph.D. 2017 • Disturbance ecology; tree ecophysiology; climate variability; restoration; remote sensing
Physical Geography • Environment-Society
Yonten Nyima
Yonten Nyima
Ph.D. 2012
Human Geography • Environment-Society
Mary Oppold Portrait
Mary Oppold (Huisenga)
M.A. 2012
Environment-Society
Joni Palmer Portrait
Joni Palmer
Ph.D. 2012
Human Geography
Jordan Parman Portrait
Jordan Parman
M.A. 2010
Physical Geography
Mark Parsons
Mark Parsons
M.A. 2010
GIS
Juan Partisis
Juan Partisis
Ph.D. 2009
Physical Geography
Danielle Perrot Portrait
Danielle Perrot
M.A. 2012
Physical Geography
Pakorn Petchprayoon Portrait
Pakorn Petchprayoon
Ph.D. 2015
Physical Geography • Environment-Society
Jennifer Petrzelka
Jennifer Petrzelka
M.A. 2011
Physical Geography
Thomas Phillips
Thomas Phillips
Ph.D. 2010
Physical Geography
Nancy Hoalst Pullen
Nancy Hoalst Pullen
Ph.D. 2008
Physical Geography • GIS
Adina Racoviteanu
Adina Racoviteanu
Ph.D. 2011
Physical Geography
Eric Reiff
Eric Reiff
Ph.D. 2016 • Urban backyard farming as a subversive performance, Social Construction of Nature, STS, Pol Ecology
Environment-Society
Susan Riggins
Susan Riggins
Ph.D. 2010
Physical Geography
Joshua Rodd
Joshua Rodd
Ph.D. 2016 • Political violence and conflict; infectious disease
Human Geography
Monica Rother Portrait
Monica Rother
Ph.D. 2015
Physical Geography
Ian Rowen Portrait
Ian Rowen
Ph.D. 2016 • M.A. 2012
Human Geography
Ashley Rumble Portrait
Ashley Rumble
M.A. 2014
Human Geography
Kevin Sampson
Kevin Sampson
M.A. 2009
Physical Geography
Dominik Schneider
Dominik Schneider
Ph.D. 2017 • Mountain and snow hydrology, interaction between vegetation and snowmelt runoff, water resources
Physical Geography
Amelia Schubert-Zhang Portrait
Amelia (Amy) Schubert-Zhang
Ph.D. 2016 • M.A. 2011
Human Geography
Jessica Schwarz
Jessica Schwarz
M.A. 2009
Human Geography
Kevin Sharp
Kevin Sharp
M.A. 2009
Physical Geography
Connor Sheehan Portrait
Connor Sheehan
M.A. 2011
Human Geography
Claire Simon
Claire Simon
Ph.D. 2011
Human Geography
Nick Sitko
Nick Sitko
Ph.D. 2010
Human Geography
Lindsay Skog Portrait
Lindsay Skog
Ph.D. 2015
Environment-Society
Jeremy Smith Portrait
Jeremy Smith
Ph.D. 2012
Physical Geography • GIS
Sam Smith
Samuel (Sam) Smith
PhD Geography, 2018 • Historic/Urban Geog-links between historic mining settlements & current tourist areas
Human Geography • Environment-Society
Andrew Stauffer Portrait
Andrew (Andy) Stauffer
M.A. 2013
GIS
Michelle Stewart Portrait
Michelle Stewart
Ph.D. 2013
Human Geography
Meagan Todd
Meagan Todd
Ph.D. Geography, 2017 • Political & cultural geography in post-Soviet space
Human Geography
Roland Viger
Roland Viger
Ph.D. 2011
GIS
Kendle Wade Portrait
Kendle Wade
M.A. 2010
Human Geography • Environment-Society
Luke Ward Portrait
Luke Ward
Ph.D. 2010
Human Geography
Kristy Weber
Kristy Weber
M.A. 2017 • Climate change, carbon flux, micrometeorology and instrumentation
Physical Geography
Jochen Wendel
Jochen Wendel
Ph.D. 2014
GIS
Adam Williams Portrait
Adam Williams
Ph.D. 2014 • M.A. 2010
Human Geography
Travis Williams
Travis Williams
M.A. 2018
Environment-Society
Alana Wilson
Alana Wilson
Ph.D. 2017 • Climate change, water resources and the cryosphere • M.A. 2015
Physical Geography
Frank WItmer Portrait
Frank Witmer
Ph.D. 2007
Human Geography • GIS
Kathryn Wright
Kathryn Wright
Ph.D. 2017 • Migration, international development, Senegal, United States
Human Geography
Li Xu Portrait
Li Xu
M.A. 2013
GIS
Bunyamin Yilmaz
Bunyamin Yilmaz
M.A. 2016
Physical Geography • GIS
Amy Zader Portrait
Amy Zader
Ph.D. 2011
Human Geography
Morgan Zeliff Portrait
Morgan Zeliff
M.A. 2013
Physical Geography
Qinghuan Zhang
Qinghuan Zhang
Ph.D. 2018
Physical Geography
Hamid Zoraghein
Hamidreza (Hamid) Zoraghein
Ph.D. 2017 • GIScience; spatial statistics; small area estimation
GIS

Emeritus

Roger Barry photo portrait
Roger Barry
Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Geography • Arctic Climate; Cryosphere-Climate Interactions; Mountain Climate; Climate Change • Fellow of CIRES • Ph.D. University of Southampton, UK, 1965
Susan Beatty photo portrait
Susan Beatty
Professor Emerita of Geography • Plant ecology, soil science, disturbance ecology, biogeography, conservation and restoration ecology • Ph.D. Cornell, 1981
T. Nelson Caine photo portrait
T. Nelson Caine
Professor Emeritus of Geography • Geomorphology and hydrology
Ken Erickson photo portrait
Ken Erickson
Professor Emeritus of Geography • GIScience
Kenneth Foote photo portrait
Kenneth Foote
Professor Emeritus of Geography • American & European Landscape History; GIScience & Internet Techniques; Geography in Higher Education • Ph.D. University of Chicago, 1982
John Pitlick photo portrait
John Pitlick
Professor Emeritus of Geography • Geomorphology; Water Resources; Natural Hazards • Hydrologic Sciences • Ph.D. Colorado State University, 1988
Physical Geography
Andrei Rogers photo portrait
Andrei Rogers
Professor Emeritus of Geography • Immigration; Internal Migration; Population Geographies; Urbanization • Senior Research Associate of IBS • Ph.D. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill,
Konrad Steffen photo portrait
Konrad Steffen
Professor Emeritus of Geography • Climatology, Remote Sensing; • Dr. sc. nat. ETH, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, 1983
Mark Williams photo portrait
Mark Williams
Professor Emeritus of Geography • Alpine Biogeochemistry; Hydrology; Snow Hydrology; and Nutrient Cycling. • Fellow of INSTAAR • Ph.D. University of California-Santa Barbara, 1991
Physical Geography