Department Directory

Cary Anderson Cary Anderson
Graduate Student (M.S.)
caryanderson@psu.edu
Research Interests:
Cartography & Geovisualization; Usability/Perception/Emotion in Maps; Survey Methods/Questionnaire Design
Peter Backhaus Peter Backhaus
Graduate Student (M.S. + Ph.D.)
pbackhaus@psu.edu
Research Interests:
Wetland Functional Assessment
Megan Baumann Megan Baumann
Graduate Student (Ph.D.)
meganbaumann@psu.edu
Research Interests:
feminist political ecology; smallholder agriculture; farmer knowledge; water governance; seed networks; agarobiodiversity; Latina feminisms; Feminist Geopolitics
Megan Boyle Meg Boyle
Graduate Student (Ph.D.)
mmb5966@psu.edu
Research Interests:
International climate governance
Kelsey Brain Kelsey Brain
Graduate Student (Ph.D.)
kjb5816@psu.edu
Research Interests:
critical development studies; social and environmental justice; feminist political ecology; feminist methodologies
Chanda Burrage Chanda Burrage
Graduate Student (Ph.D.)
crt138@psu.edu
Sarah Cavallo Sara Cavallo
Graduate Student (Ph.D.)
sec271@psu.edu
Research Interests:
political ecology; Geographies of Agriculture and Food; Spatial Analysis & GIS; Nutrition and Health
Hanzhou Chen Hanzhou Chen
Graduate Student (M.S. + Ph.D.)
hzc176@psu.edu
Research Interests:
GIS; Geovisualization and visual analytics; Urban Planning
Jenna Christian Jenna Christian
Graduate Student (Ph.D.)
jmc5974@psu.edu
Research Interests:
Feminist Geopolitics; race; citizenship; arts-based methods
Laura Clemente-Harding Laura Clemente-Harding
Graduate Student (Ph.D.)
lec170@psu.edu
Harrison Cole Harrison Cole
Graduate Student (Ph.D.)
Harrison.Cole@psu.edu
Research Interests:
cartography; Virtual/augmented/mixed reality; geovisualization; Dreams; Labor and organizing; Political and social theory; Logistics; Mobilities
Emily Domanico Emily Domanico
Graduate Student (M.S.)
exd295@psu.edu
Carolyn Fish Carolyn Fish
Graduate Student (Ph.D.)
fish@psu.edu
Research Interests:
cartography; climate change communication; design; mapping
Lauren Fritzsche Lauren Fritzsche
Graduate Student (M.S. + Ph.D.)
luf7@psu.edu
Research Interests:
Refugee Resettlement; Feminist Geopolitics; Settler Colonialism; critical race theory
Zach Goldberg Zach Goldberg
Graduate Student (M.S.)
zag5022@psu.edu
Research Interests:
agroecology; Agroforestry; Politcal Ecology; agrobiodiversity
Lucas Harris Lucas Harris
Graduate Student (Ph.D.)
lbh146@psu.edu
Research Interests:
biogeography; fire ecology; forest ecology; climate change; species distributions
Russell Hedberg II Russell Hedberg II
Graduate Student (Ph.D.)
rch206@psu.edu
Research Interests:
landscape ecology; political ecology; agri-food systems; soil-health; social-ecological interactions; environmental philosophy
Arielle Hesse Arielle Hesse
Graduate Student (Ph.D.)
alh359@psu.edu
Mikael Hiestand Mikael Hiestand
Graduate Student (M.S.+Ph.D.)
mph21@psu.edu
Yooinn Hong Yooinn Hong
Graduate Student (Ph.D.)
yxh186@psu.edu
Weiming Hu Weiming Hu
Graduate Student (M.S.+Ph.D.)
wuh20@psu.edu
Research Interests:
remote sensing; natural resources/environment
Jiawei (Jade) Huang Jiawei (Jade) Huang
Graduate Student (Ph.D.)
jzh87@psu.edu
Research Interests:
3d modeling; VR
Carolynne Hultquist Carolynne Hultquist
Graduate Student (Ph.D.)
cgh138@psu.edu
Courtney Jackson Courtney Jackson
Graduate Student (Ph.D.)
coj5074@psu.edu
Research Interests:
Natural Hazards; Flooding; Remote Sensing; UAVs; Scientific Communication
Eun-Kyeong Kim Eun-Kyeong Kim
Graduate Student (Ph.D.)
eun-kyeong.kim@psu.edu
Research Interests:
Spatiotemporal data mining; Geovisual analytics; Complexity theory; Spatial dynamics
Eden Kinkaid Eden Kinkaid
Graduate Student (Ph.D.)
eck5162@psu.edu
Research Interests:
Agricultural knowledge and practice; postcolonial theory; critical development; queer theory; philosophy,
Adrienne Kramer Adrienne Kramer
Graduate Student (Ph.D.)
AZT153@PSU.EDU
Daniel Kunches Daniel Kunches
Graduate Student (Ph.D.)
dmk354@psu.edu
Catherine Lauvaux Catherine Lauvaux
Graduate Student (Ph.D.)
cta5060@psu.edu
Research Interests:
fire ecology
Xi Liu Xi Liu
Graduate Student (Ph.D.)
xiliu@psu.edu
Research Interests:
Urban Computing; Social Networks; Complex Systems; GIScience
Audrey Lumley-Sapanski Audrey Lumley-Sapanski
Graduate Student (Ph.D.)
axl209@psu.edu
Research Interests:
Refugee Resettlement; migration; immigration; forced migration; urban and economic geography; residential segregation/residential diversity
Grace Malley Grace Malley
Graduate Student (Ph.D.)
gsm11@psu.edu
Andrew Marshall Andrew Marshall
Graduate Student (Ph.D.)
atm177@psu.edu
Research Interests:
historical urban geography
Jennifer Mason Jennifer Mason
Graduate Student (Ph.D.)
jms1186@psu.edu
Research Interests:
uncertainty visualization; cognition; GIScience
Arif Masrur Arif Masrur
Graduate Student (Ph.D.)
axm733@psu.edu
Research Interests:
GIScience; GeoVisual and Immersive Analytics; Urban-Environmental Systems
Tara Mazurczyk Tara Mazurczyk
Graduate Student (M.S.+Ph.D.)
tjm5447@psu.edu
Research Interests:
Wetlands; conservation; GIS; Watershed Analysis; climate change; ecosystem services
Elham Nasr Azadani Elham Nasr Azadani
Graduate Student (Ph.D.)
eun32@psu.edu
Research Interests:
Wetland; Society; education
Jonathan Nelson Jonathan Nelson
Graduate Student (M.S.)
jkn128@psu.edu
Research Interests:
GIS; cartography; visual analytics
Stacey Olson Stacey Olson
Graduate Student (Ph.D.)
sko8@psu.edu
Research Interests:
landscape ecology; coupled human-environment systems; human dimensions of natural resources and the environment
Aparna Parikh Aparna Parikh
Graduate Student (Ph.D.)
aparna@psu.edu
Research Interests:
feminist geography; transnational feminism; Asian urbanism; outsourced gendered labor
Ruchi Patel Ruchi Patel
Graduate Student (M.S.)
rdp20@psu.edu
Research Interests:
conservation; community development; natural resources; sustainability; environment & society
Natalie Pawlikowski Natalie Pawlikowski
Graduate Student (M.S.)
ncp6@psu.edu
Research Interests:
biogeography; disturbance ecology; fire ecology
Jamie Peeler Jamie Peeler
Graduate Student (Ph.D.)
jjp5689@psu.edu
Research Interests:
Disturbance dynamics; forest resilience; landscape ecology
Michelle Ritchie Michelle Ritchie
Graduate Student (Ph.D.)
mar550@psu.edu
Research Interests:
climate change adaptation; vulnerability and resilience; coastal communities; Arctic and near-Arctic environments
Marie Louise Ryan Marie Louise Ryan
Graduate Student (Ph.D.)
mdr259@psu.edu
Julie Sanchez Julie Sanchez
Graduate Student (Ph.D.)
jms1286@psu.edu
Research Interests:
Arctic Amplification,; climate change; synoptic climatology; Arctic Climate Change
Elena Sava Elena Sava
Graduate Student (Ph.D.)
eus222@psu.edu
Research Interests:
GIS; remote sensing; natural hazards; social media
Nari Senanayake Nari Senanayake
Graduate Student (Ph.D.)
nus192@psu.edu
Research Interests:
health and environment; agrarian political economy/ecology
Mark Simpson Mark Simpson
Graduate Student (Ph.D.)
mbs278@psu.edu
Research Interests:
GIScience- Virtual Reality; Visualization; Spatial Cognition
Michael Stryker Michael Stryker
Graduate Student (Ph.D.)
mzs114@psu.edu
Gabriel Tamariz Gabriel Tamariz
Graduate Student (Ph.D.)
gabrieltamariz@psu.edu
Research Interests:
agrobiodiversity; drug wars; food sovereignty; violent environments
Ramzi Tubbeh Ramzi Tubbeh
Graduate Student (Ph.D.)
rmt5319@psu.edu
Adrienne Tucker Adrienne Tucker
Graduate Student (Ph.D.)
azt153@psu.edu
Research Interests:
synoptic climatology; severe weather; storm damage; boundary layer climate
Amy Welch
Graduate Student (Ph.D.)
APW131@PSU.EDU
Yanan Xin Yanan Xin
Graduate Student (Ph.D.)
ykx5030@psu.edu
Research Interests:
GIS; spatial statistics; spatio-temporal data mining
Fangcao Xu Fangcao Xu
Graduate Student (Ph.D.)
fbx5002@psu.edu
Research Interests:
Spatio-temporal patterns; 3D modeling; VR
Travis Young Travis Young
Graduate Student (Ph.D.)
TMY11@PSU.EDU
Research Interests:
demography
Anthony Zhao Anthony Zhao
Graduate Student (M.S.)
auz64@psu.edu
Research Interests:
fire ecology; vegetation dynamics; prescribed burning
Jiayan Zhao Jiayan Zhao
Graduate Student (Ph.D.)
juz64@psu.edu
Research Interests:
Spatial Cognition; Virtual Reality; Mobile Development; GIScience