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Division of Natural Sciences & MathematicsDepartment of Geography & the Environment

Faculty & Staff

Geography & the Environment

Faculty & Staff


  • WebTagE. Eric Boschmann
    Associate Professor
  • Urban Geography, Accessibility, Mixed Methods, Economic Geography.

  • WebTagJ. Michael Daniels
    Associate Professor and Environmental Science Director
  • Geomorphology, Environmental Change, Soils, Hydrology.

  • WebTagAndrew R. Goetz
  • Transportation, Urban Geography and Planning, Economic Geography.
  • WebTagHillary B. Hamann
    Teaching Professor
  • Physical Geography, Water Resources, Conservation.
  • WebTagHelen Hazen
    Teaching Associate Professor
  • Health and Environment, Environmental Conservation.
  • WebTagSteven R. Hick
    Professor of the Practice
  • Geographic Information Science, Project Management, Cartography, Crime Mapping & Analysis.
  • WebTagMichael J. Keables
    Associate Professor and Chair
  • Climatology, Water Resources, Climate Variability.
  • WebTagMichael W. Kerwin
    Associate Professor
  • Quaternary Geology, Dendroclimatology.
  • WebTagKristopher Kuzera
    Teaching Assistant Professor, Internship Director
  • GIScience, Remote Sensing, Statistical Analysis, Health Geography, Climate Change.
  • WebTag G. Thomas LaVanchy
    Visiting Teaching Assistant Professor
  • Human-Environment Interactions, Hydrology, Political Ecology, Latin America, GIS, West African Sahel.
  • WebTagJing Li
    Assistant Professor
  • 3D/4D Geovisualization and Visual Analytics, Spatial Temporal Modeling and Analysis, Web-based Geographic Information Science (GISc), High Performance Geocomputation, Spatial Cloud Computing.
  • WebTagHanson Nyantakyi-Frimpong
    Assistant Professor
  • Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change; Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems; Political Ecology; Africa.
  • WebTagRebecca L. Powell
    Associate Professor
  • Human-Environment Interaction, Remote Sensing, Statistics, Land Use/Land Cover Change, Geographic Information Science (GISc).
  • WebTagDonald G. Sullivan
    Associate Professor
  • Quaternary Studies, Biogeography, Environmental Change.
  • WebTagPaul C. Sutton
  • Geographic Information Science (GISc), Ecological Economic, Human-Environment Interactions, Population Geography.
  • WebTagMatthew J. Taylor
  • Cultural Geography, Latin America Geography.
  • WebTagErika N. Trigoso
    Teaching Associate Professor
  • Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change, Geographic Information Science, Latin America.
  • Adjunct Faculty

    • Michelle J. Moran-Taylor
      Gender and International Migration.
    • Martha A. Narey
      Dendroclimatology, Drought Climatology, Climate History, Paleoenvironments, Vegetation Change, Rural Land Use, American Indians.
    • Sean Tierney
      Economic Geography, Energy, Transportation.

    Emeritus Faculty


  • WebTagWilliam K. Kiniston
    Administrative Assistant / Graphic Artist