Department Directory

Todd Bacastow Todd Bacastow
Teaching Professor
bacastow@psu.edu
Expertise:
Geospatial Intelligence; Analytic Methods; GIS; Comparative Analysis; Cognitive Processes
Ryan Baxter Ryan Baxter
Associate Teaching Professor
rbaxter@psu.edu
Expertise:
geospatial technologies; land-use change; data management and distribution; energy
Justine Blanford Justine Blanford
Associate Teaching Professor
jib18@psu.edu
Expertise:
GIS; mobility; novel data sources; novel technologies; spatial analysis; spatial and temporal ecology; health & disease; online education
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
Guido Cervone Guido Cervone
Professor of Geography, Meteorology and Atmospheric Science
cervone@psu.edu
Expertise:
environmental hazards; remote sensing; geoinformatics; social media
Jim Detwiler Jim Detwiler
Associate Teaching Professor
jed124@psu.edu
Expertise:
geospatial programming; web mapping; spatial databases; climate
James Gaboardi James Gaboardi
Post-doctoral Scholar
jgaboardi@psu.edu
Expertise:
spatial optimization; population (dis)aggregations; network-based modeling; high-performance computing; object-oriented programming
Carolynne Hultquist Carolynne Hultquist
Post-doctoral Scholar
hultquist@psu.edu
Expertise:
GIScience; Social Data Analytics; Natural Hazards
Fritz Kessler Fritz Kessler
Associate Teaching Professor
fck2@psu.edu
Expertise:
Map projections; Datums; Cartographic Design; History of Cartography; Spatial Analysis; Qualitative Analysis
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
Anthony Robinson Anthony Robinson
Director of Online Geospatial Education
acr181@psu.edu
Expertise:
geovisual analytics; cartography; user-centered design; geovisualization; information visualization
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
Michelle Zeiders Michelle Zeiders
Assistant Teaching Professor
mgz1@psu.edu
Expertise:
GIS; spatial analysis; online geospatial education; geoenvironmental studies
Xi Zhu Xi Zhu
Post-doctoral scholar
xjz5168@psu.edu
Expertise:
GIS; spatial data mining; visual analytics; geovisualization; cartography