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Department of Geography and Geospatial Sciences

Distinguished Geography Alumni

2018Mr. Ted E. PayneM.A., 1999Director, Program Monitoring and Research
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
2017Dr. Leslie DuramM.A., 1991Professor of Geography
Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
2016Ms. Cheryl BlakeB.A., 1981National Geospatial Intelligence Agency
2015Mr. Jason SweetM.A., 2006Stantec
2014Dr. John GuinotteB.S., 1996; M.A., 1999Marine Biogeographer
Marine Conservation Institute
2013Mr. Jerry HoldenB.S., 1996; M.A., 1998Director of Conservation Programs
Ducks Unlimited
2012Dr. Holly BarcusPh.D., 2001Professor of Geography
Macalester College
2011Dr. Kay WellerM.A., 1990Professor of Geography
University of Northern Iowa
2010Mr. Jason SheeleyB.S., 1995Geographer
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
2009Dr. Steven KaleB.A., 1970Transportation Geographer
2008Dr. Brad RundquistM.A., 1995; Ph.D., 2000Professor of Geography
University of North Dakota
2007Dr. Milton RaffertyB.S., 1960Emeritus Professor of Geography
Missouri State University


Dr. Patricia Solis

M.A., 1996

Executive Director, Knowledge Exchange for Resilience
Arizona State University