Faculty, Staff, and Post-Doctoral Researchers

Avocat, Helene

Visiting Assistant Professor
Geography of energy, forest biomass, cartography, GIS, spatial analysis.

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Caldas, Marcellus M.

Professor and Assistant Provost for International Collaboration and Education Programs, Office of International Programs
Land use science, deforestation, human-environmental interactions, geospatial applications.

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Crawford, Penny

Office Specialist II
Daily department operations and faculty/student support.

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Goodin, Douglas G.

Professor, Interim Graduate Program Director, and Director, Remote Sensing Research Laboratory
Biophysical and thematic remote sensing, geospatial modeling, computational geography, climate-vegetation interactions.

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Hutchinson, J.M. Shawn

Professor, Director, NRES Secondary Major, and Director, Geographic Information Systems Spatial Analysis Laboratory
Environmental monitoring, grassland phenology and trends, surface water resources, military training land sustainability, agricultural biosecurity.

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Joslin, Audrey

Associate Professor
Political ecology, environmental governance, biodiversity conservation, market-based environmental initiatives, Latin America.

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Langston, Abigail

Assistant Professor
Fluvial geomorphology, quantitative geomorphology, landscape evolution modeling, landscape response to climate, Rocky Mountains.

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Lu, Max

Professor
Population geography, population and environment, spatial statistics, GIS, regional development, China.

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Martin, Charles W.

Professor and Department Head
Fluvial geomorphology, human impact on the environment, trace metals in river systems, Germany.

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Moley, Laura M.

Visiting Assistant Professor

Vegetation and invasive species, cultural and built landscapes, human impact on the environment, measures of environmental stress, landscape change.

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Nelson, Katherine S.

Assistant Professor
Sustainable agriculture, flood adaptation, rural resilience, environmental justice, and spatial analysis.

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Paul, Bimal K.

Professor
Population geography, medical/health geography, natural hazards, quantitative methods, South Asia.

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Sanderson, Matthew

Professor of Geography and Randall C. Hill Professor of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work
Development, environment, water, agriculture and food, migration and population, political economy/ecology.

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Sikder, Md Safat

Post-Doctoral Research Associate
Surface water hydrology, remote sensing and GIS, numerical modeling, hydro-meteorological forecasting.

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Smirnova, Vera

Assistant Professor
Political geography, territorial integrity, private property regimes, urban governance, Russia and post-socialist regions.

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Smith, Jeffrey S.

Professor and Lead Undergraduate Advisor
Cultural geography, historical geography, sense of place, landscape analysis, international migration.

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Temme, Arnaud

Professor and Graduate Program Director
Soil mapping, geomorphology, soil-landscape evolution modelling, landslide path dependency, complexity

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Wang, Jida

Associate Professor
Terrestrial hydrology, lake-river systems, limnology, water resources, climate change, remote sensing and GIS, big spatial data.

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