Department Directory

Clio Andris Clio Andris
Assistant Professor
clio@psu.edu
Expertise:
GIS; Social Networks; Interpersonal Relationships; Flow Data; Urban Planning
Jennifer Baka Jennifer Baka
Assistant Professor
jeb525@psu.edu
Expertise:
energy geography; political ecology; industrial ecology; governance
Cynthia Brewer Cynthia Brewer
Head of Department
cab38@psu.edu
Expertise:
cartographic communication and visualization; map design; color theory; multi-scale mapping; atlas production; topographic maps; cartography
Andrew Carleton Andrew Carleton
Professor
amc7@psu.edu
Expertise:
climatology; synoptic climatology; climate dynamics; climate impacts of aviation contrails; human impacts on climate; climate variability and change; land surface-climate interactions; polar climatology; polar lows; Southern Ocean; Antarctica
Guido Cervone Guido Cervone
Associate Professor
cervone@psu.edu
Expertise:
environmental hazards; remote sensing; geoinformatics; social media
Robert Crane Robert Crane
Professor
rqc3@psu.edu
Expertise:
climatology; regional scale climate change; African climates
Lorraine Dowler Lorraine Dowler
Associate Head of Undergraduate Programs
lxd17@psu.edu
Expertise:
political geography; gender; qualitative methods; feminist geospolitics
Roger Downs Roger Downs
Professor
rd7@psu.edu
Expertise:
spatial cognition; cognitive development; geography education; behavioral geography
William Easterling William Easterling
Professor
wee2@psu.edu
Expertise:
environmental change; agricultural systems; climate; renewable natural resources; land use
Chris Fowler Chris Fowler
Associate Professor
csfowler@psu.edu
Expertise:
inequality; population; scale; economic; urban; race; segregation
Larry Gorenflo Larry Gorenflo
Professor
ljg11@psu.edu
Expertise:
biodiversity conservation; cultural ecology; East Africa; Latin America; Southeast Asia
Joshua Inwood Joshua Inwood
Associate Professor
jfi6@psu.edu
Expertise:
critical race theory; peace geographies; social movements; political economy; urban geography; social justice; cultural geography
Brian King Brian King
Associate Head of Resident Graduate Programs
king@psu.edu
Expertise:
development; conservation; Southern Africa; cultural and political ecology; health; livelihoods; justice
Alex Klippel Alexander Klippel
Professor
klippel@psu.edu
Expertise:
3D Modeling; Virtual and Augmented Reality; Crowdsourcing; Landscape Concepts; Human Concepts
Alan MacEachren Alan MacEachren
Professor
maceachren@psu.edu
Expertise:
visual analytics; geovisualization; geographic information retrieval; place & big data
Stephen Matthews Stephen Matthews
Professor
sxm27@psu.edu
Expertise:
geographic information systems; demography; health and well-being; multi-method research
Lise Nelson Lise Nelson
Associate Professor
lknelson@psu.edu
Expertise:
qualitative methods; Political and feminist geography; Neoliberal globalization; Citizenship belonging and identity; Mexico and the United States; Migration and labor
Bronwen Powell Bronwen Powell
Assistant Professor
bxp15@psu.edu
Expertise:
Biodiversity and Nutrition; Wild and forest foods; Dietary patterns and dietary diversity; Traditional food systems; Applied Research for improved policy and practice
Anthony Robinson Anthony Robinson
Director of Online Geospatial Education
acr181@psu.edu
Expertise:
geovisual analytics; cartography; user-centered design; geovisualization; information visualization
Erica Smithwick Erica Smithwick
Professor
smithwick@psu.edu
Expertise:
landscape ecology; ecosystem ecology; biogeochemistry; fire ecology
Alan Taylor Alan Taylor
Professor
aht1@psu.edu
Expertise:
landscape ecology; fire ecology; disturbance and climate effects on vegetation; biogeography; biological conservation; environmental management; paleoecology
Melissa Wright Melissa Wright
Department Head, Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
mww11@psu.edu
Expertise:
political economy; feminist studies; critical geography; social movements; state terror; transnationalism; security and militarization in the Americas and along the Mexico-US border
Karl Zimmerer Karl Zimmerer
Professor
ksz2@psu.edu
Expertise:
land use and agricultural change/global change; economic development/globalization/neoliberalism; nature-society and human-environment theory environmental impacts (biodiversity/soils/water/conservation); food/producer-consumer networks/sustainability