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Faculty and Staff

 

The research and teaching interests of the faculty spans a broad range of systematic, technical, and regional specializations. Primary areas include the following: Environmental Geography (environmental assessment, analysis and management; conservation; environmental planning); Nature‐Society Relationships (human‐environment interactions; cultural and political ecology); Geospatial Techniques (geographic information science; cartography and geovisualization; remote sensing); Regional Development Studies (rural livelihoods; the developing world; gender issues; Latin America; Southeast Asia; Sub‐Saharan Africa; North America); Physical Geography (biogeography; geomorphology; meteorology and climatology).


Faculty

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Dr. Timothy G. Anderson, Associate Professor
Clippinger 118
anderst1@ohio.edu
740.593.0141


Office Hours: Monday-Friday 2:00-3:00 or by appointment
Research Interests:

Cultural, historical, world systems, ethnicity

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Dr. Geoffrey L. Buckley, Professor and Undergraduate Chair
Clippinger 104
buckleyg@ohio.edu
740.593.9846


Office Hours: Tuesday and Thursday 12:00-1:00, Wednesday 9:00-11:00 or by appointment
Research Interests:

Environmental, historical, mining landscapes, urban environments

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Dr. James M. Dyer, Professor and Chair
Clippinger 122A
dyer@ohio.edu
740.593.1138


Office Hours: Monday and Wednesday 10:45-11:45, Tuesday 9:30-11:30 or by appointment
Research Interests:

Biogeography, landscape ecology, forest dynamics

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Dr. Ryan Fogt, Associate Professor and Scalia Lab Director
Clippinger 113 and Scalia Lab Clippinger 402B
fogtr@ohio.edu
740.593.1151


Office Hours: Monday and Wednesday 2:00-4:00 or by appointment
Research Interests:

Polar meteorology and climatology, climate variability and change, stratosphere - troposphere interactions

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Dr. Jana Houser, Assistant Professor
Clippinger 145
houserj@ohio.edu
740.593.1124


Office Hours: By appointment
Research Interests:

Observations of formation and evolution of tornadoes, supercell thunderstorms, radar studies, severe weather climatology.

 

Brad Jokisch
Dr. Brad D. Jokisch, Associate Professor
Clippinger 114
jokisch@ohio.edu
740.593.1143


Office Hours: Wednesday 8:30-12:30 or by appointment
Research Interests:

Cultural/political ecology agriculture, population, migration, Latin America

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Dr. Yeong-Hyun Kim, Associate Professor
Clippinger 105B
kimy1@ohio.edu
740.593.9179


Office Hours: Monday-Thursday 10:40-11:40 or by appointment
Research Interests:

Globalization, economic geography, urban geography, Asia

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Dr. James K. Lein, Professor
Clippinger 107
lein@ohio.edu
740.593.1147


Office Hours: Monday and Wednesday 1:30-3:30 or by appointment
Research Interests:

Environmental assessment, land resource analysis, applied physical, remote sensing, GIS 

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Dr. Amy Lynch, Assistant Professor
Clippinger 103A
lyncha@ohio.edu
740.593.1100


Office Hours: Tuesday and Wednesday 12:00-2:00 or by appointment
Research Interests:

Land use and environmental planning, green infrastructure, sustainable community strategies and indicators

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Dr. Harold Perkins, Associate Professor
Clippinger 109
perkinsh@ohio.edu
740.593.9896


Office Hours: Tuesday and Wednesday 2:00-4:00 or by appointment
Research Interests:

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

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Dr. Scott Reinemann, Visiting Assistant Professor
Clippinger 149B
reineman@ohio.edu
740-593-1141


Office Hours: Tuesday-Thursday 10:30-12:00 or by appointment
Research Interests:

Paleoclimatology of the Great Basin, meteorology, biogeography, and global environmental change

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Dr. Dorothy Sack, Professor and Graduate Chair
Clippinger 108
sack@ohio.edu
740.593.1149


Office Hours: Monday 9:30-11:30 and Wednesday 4:15-6:15 or by appointment
Research Interests:

Physical geography, geomorphology, Quaternary studies, paleolakes, arid lands, history of geomorphology 

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Dr. Gaurav Sinha, Associate Professor
Clippinger 105A
sinhag@ohio.edu
740.593.0304 or 740.743.7188


Office Hours: Wednesday and Friday 12:00-2:00 or by appointment
Research Interests:

Geospatial ontology, environmental data modeling, landscape analysis, PPGIS 

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Dr. Thomas Smucker, Assistant Professor
Clippinger 111
smucker@ohio.edu
740.593.1152


Office Hours: Monday 2:00-4:00, Thursday 10:30-12:30 or by appointment
Research Interests:

Environment and development, rural livelihood and coping strategies, adaptation to climate change, African drylands.

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Dr. E. Edna Wangui, Associate Professor
Clippinger 106
wangui@ohio.edu
740.593.1097


Office Hours: Tuesday 9:30-10:30 and 3:00-4:00, Thursday 9:30-10:30, Friday 10:30-11:30 or by appointment
Research Interests:

Gender, rural livelihoods and landscape change in East Africa

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Dr. Risa Whitson, Associate Professor and Curriculum Chair
Clippinger 110 and 31 S. Court Street
whitson@ohio.edu
740.593.1144 and 740.593.4686 front desk


Office Hours: Clippinger 110: Tuesday 3:00-4:45; 31 S. Court Street: Monday 2:30-4:30 or by appointment
Research Interests:

Gender and development, social geographies, informal sector, Argentina 

Geography
Timothy Anderson
Timothy G. Anderson, Associate Professor
Clippinger 118
anderst1@ohio.edu
740-593-0141

Geoffrey Buckley
Geoffrey L. Buckley, Professor and Undergraduate Chair
Clippinger 104
buckleyg@ohio.edu
740-593-9846

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James M. Dyer, Professor and Chair
Clippinger 122A
dyer@ohio.edu
740-593-1138

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Ryan Fogt, Associate Professor and Scalia Lab Director
Clippinger 113 and Scalia Lab Clippinger 402B
fogtr@ohio.edu
740-593-1151

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Jana Houser, Assistant Professor
Clippinger 145
houserj@ohio.edu
740-593-1124

Brad Jokisch
Brad D. Jokisch, Associate Professor
Clippinger 114
jokisch@ohio.edu
740-593-1143

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Yeong-Hyun Kim, Associate Professor
Clippinger 105B
kimy1@ohio.edu
740-593-9179

James Lein
James K. Lein, Professor
Clippinger 107
lein@ohio.edu
740-593-1147

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Amy Lynch, Assistant Professor
Clippinger 103A
lyncha@ohio.edu
740-593-1100

Ana Mojica Myers
Ana Mojica Myers, Instructor
Clippinger 103B
myersa1@ohio.edu
740-593-1117

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Harold Perkins, Associate Professor
Clippinger 109
perkinsh@ohio.edu
740-593-9896

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Scott Reinemann, Visiting Assistant Professor
Clippinger 149B
reineman@ohio.edu
740-593-1141

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Dorothy Sack, Professor and Graduate Chair
Clippinger 108
sack@ohio.edu
740-593-1149

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Robert J. Shostak, Esq., Assistant Professor
Shostak Law Office, 8 N. Court St., Suite 506
shostakr@ohio.edu
740-593-5828

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Gaurav Sinha, Associate Professor
Clippinger 105A
sinhag@ohio.edu
740-593-0304 or 740-743-7188

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Thomas Smucker, Assistant Professor
Clippinger 111
smucker@ohio.edu
740-593-1152

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E. Edna Wangui, Associate Professor
Clippinger 106
wangui@ohio.edu
740-593-1097

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Risa Whitson, Associate Professor and Curriculum Chair
Clippinger 110 and 31 S. Court St.
whitson@ohio.edu
740-593-1144

Part-time Faculty

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Ana Mojica Myers, Instructor
Clippinger 103B
myersa1@ohio.edu
740-593-1117


Office Hours: Monday and Friday 3:10-5:10 or by appointment
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Robert J. Shostak, Esq., Assistant Professor
Shostak Law Office, 8 North Court Street, Suite 506
shostakr@ohio.edu
740.593.5828


Office Hours: By appt- email or call

Staff

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Tim Grubb, I.T. Support Specialist
Clippinger 149C
grubbt1@ohio.edu
740.593.1103


Office Hours: GEOG mornings GEOL afternoons
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Patti Malloy, Administrative Associate
Clippinger 122
malloyp@ohio.edu
740.593.1140

Chemistry & Biochemistry
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Karthi Perumal, Postdoctoral Research Associate
perumal@ohio.edu

Geography
Tim Grubb
Tim Grubb, I.T. Support Specialist
Clippinger 149C
grubbt1@ohio.edu
740-593-1103

Patti Malloy
Patti Malloy, Administrative Associate
Clippinger 122
malloyp@ohio.edu
740-593-1140

Emeriti Faculty

Nancy Bain, Ph.D., U. of Minnesota


Dr. Frank E. Bernard, Ph.D., U. of Wisconsin

Dr. Ronald Isaac, Ph.D., Southern Illinois U., Carbondale


Dr. Bob J. Walter, Ph.D., U. of Wisconsin

Dr. Hubert G.H. Wilhelm, Ph.D., Louisiana State U.

Dr. Lynden S. Williams, Ph.D., U. of Kansas