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Geography Faculty Research Areas

Timothy G. Anderson

  • Cultural
  • Historical
  • World systems
  • Ethnicity

Geoffrey L. Buckley

  • Environmental
  • Historical
  • Mining landscapes
  • Urban environments 

James M. Dyer

  • Biogeography
  • Landscape ecology
  • Forest dynamics

Ryan Fogt

  • Polar meteorology and climatology
  • Climate variability and change
  • Stratosphere - troposphere interactions

Jana Houser

  • Observations of formation and evolution of tornadoes
  • Supercell thunderstorms
  • Radar studies
  • Severe weather climatology

Brad D. Jokisch

  • Cultural/political ecology agriculture
  • Population
  • Migration
  • Latin America

Yeong-Hyun Kim

  • Globalization
  • Economic geography
  • Urban geography
  • Asia

James K. Lein

  • Environmental assessment
  • Land resource analysis
  • Applied physical
  • Remote sensing
  • GIS

Amy Lynch

  • Land use and environmental planning
  • Green infrastructure
  • Sustainable community strategies and indicators

Harold Perkins

  • Political ecology and economy of environments, including topics of neoliberalization, the state, governance, environmental justice, and the agency of nonhuman organisms

Dorothy Sack

  • Physical geography
  • Geomorphology
  • Quaternary studies
  • Paleolakes
  • Arid lands
  • History of geomorphology

Gaurav Sinha

  • Geospatial ontology
  • Environmental data modeling
  • Landscape analysis
  • PPGIS

Thomas Smucker

  • Environment and development
  • Rural livelihood and coping strategies
  • Adaptation to climate change
  • African drylands

E. Edna Wangui

  • Gender
  • Rural livelihoods and landscape change in East Africa

Risa Whitson

  • Gender and development
  • Social geographies
  • Informal sector
  • Argentina

 

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