Department Directory

Jennifer Baka Jennifer Baka
Assistant Professor
jeb525@psu.edu
Expertise:
energy geography; political ecology; industrial ecology; governance
Trevor Birkenholtz Trevor Birkenholtz
Associate Professor
tlb5964@psu.edu
Expertise:
political ecology; development; social theory; nature-society relations; gender-dynamics; South Asia; water resources
Rob Brooks Robert Brooks
Professor Emeritus of Geography
rpb2@psu.edu
Expertise:
ecology; conservation and restoration of wetlands, streams, and riparian areas; wetland wildlife; landscape ecology
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
Professor of Geography, Meteorology and Atmospheric Science
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
William Easterling William Easterling
Professor
wee2@psu.edu
Expertise:
environmental change; agricultural systems; climate; renewable natural resources; land use
Cindy Etchison Cindy Etchison
NRT Program Coordinator - LandscapeU
cds149@psu.edu
Carolynne Hultquist Carolynne Hultquist
Post-doctoral Scholar
hultquist@psu.edu
Expertise:
GIScience; Social Data Analytics; Natural Hazards
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:
visualizing climate change; immersive analytics; designing environmental decision support systems; immersive learning; storytelling in 360 degrees; digital humanities; place; spatial cognition; wayfinding; embodiment
Alan MacEachren Alan MacEachren
Professor of Geography and Information Science & Technology
maceachren@psu.edu
Expertise:
visual analytics; geovisualization; geographic information retrieval; place & big data
Doug Miller Doug Miller
Research Professor
dam8@psu.edu
Expertise:
remote sensing; geomorphology; soils; GIS; landscape ecology; small unmanned autonomous systems
Mike Nassry Michael Nassry
Assistant Research Professor
nassry@psu.edu
Expertise:
Wetland Hydrology; Ecological Condition Assessments; Climate Change Impacts on Wetland Structure and Function; Meltwater Supported Wetland Systems; Wetland Ecosystem Services
Bronwen Powell Bronwen Powell
Assistant Professor of Geography, African Studies, and Anthropology
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
Luke Trusel Luke Trusel
Assistant Professor
trusel@psu.edu
Expertise:
climate variability and change; ice sheet surface mass balance; ice core paleoclimatology; remote sensing
Denice Wardrop Denice Wardrop
Director of Riparia
dhw110@psu.edu
Expertise:
ecological indicator development; monitoring and assessment for environmental management; wetland ecosystem services; impacts of anthropogenic change
Manzhu Yu Manzhu Yu
Assistant Professor
mqy5198@psu.edu
Expertise:
geographic information science; spatiotemporal theories and applications; big data and cloud computing; natural hazards and extreme weather; environmental informatics; spatial data science and deep learning
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