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
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
Chris Fowler Chris Fowler
Associate Professor
csfowler@psu.edu
Expertise:
inequality; population; scale; economic; urban; race; segregation
Panagiotis Giannakis Panagiotis Giannakis
Assistant Teaching Professor
pmg5371@psu.edu
Carolynne Hultquist Carolynne Hultquist
Post-doctoral Scholar
hultquist@psu.edu
Expertise:
GIScience; Social Data Analytics; Natural Hazards
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
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
Emily Rosenman Emily Rosenman
Assistant Professor
ekr5260@psu.edu
Expertise:
financialization; philanthropy; impoverishment; housing; urban and economic geography
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