environmental sciences

Dr. Craig Allan
• Professor
Surface Water Hydrology, Biogeochemistry, Fluvial Geomorphology
McEniry 205

Teaching and Research Interests Surface Water Hydrology Biogeochemistry Fluvial Geomorphology Environmental Monitoring Read More

Jake Armour
• Senior Lecturer
Paleoclimate, Geomorphology, Field/Geoscience Education, GEO Club, Public Outreach

Teaching and Research Interests Geomorphology and Surficial Processes Paleoclimatology Alpine Glaciology Quaternary Geology Read More

Dr. Gang Chen
• Associate Professor
Remote Sensing, Spatial Ecology, Human-Environment Interaction

Teaching and Research Interests Remote Sensing and GIScience Environmental Modeling GEOgraphic Object-Based Image Analysis (GEOBIA) Lidar (Light Detection and Ranging) Machine Learning Landscape Ecology Read More

Dr. Sandra Clinton
• Research Associate Professor • GES Honors Director
Urban Stream Ecology, River Restoration, Molecular Methods in Freshwater Ecosystems

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Dr. Larianne Collins
• Assistant Teaching Professor • Geography and Environmental Studies Undergraduate Coordinator
Hazards and Disasters, Sustainable Development, Human Geography

Welcome! I am an Assistant Teaching Professor and the Undergraduate Coordinator for Geography and Environmental Studies in the Department of Geography and Earth Sciences at UNC Charlotte and I absolutely love what I do! I am an avid life-long learner and teaching is my passion. I believe the field of geography is one of the […]

Dr. Casey Davenport
• Associate Professor
Severe Local Storms, Mesoscale Processes, Science Education

Teaching and Research Interests Dynamics of severe storms Mesoscale meteorology Numerical modeling Improving STEM education Read More

Dr. Matthew Eastin
• Associate Professor
Mesoscale Dynamics, Urban Meteorology, Severe Local Storms, Tropical Cyclones, Societal Impacts

Teaching and Research Interests Tropical Meteorology Mesoscale Meteorology Hurricanes Organized Severe Weather Read More

Dr. Martha Cary (Missy) Eppes
• Professor
Rock Fracture, Soil Geomorphology, Quaternary Geology, Critical Zone Sciences
McEniry 204

Teaching and Research Interests Soil science Surface processes Mechanical weathering and rock fracture processes Landscape Response to Holocene and late Quaternary Climates Soil Geomorphology Critical Zone Sciences Read More

Dr. Patricia (Pat) Fall
• Professor
Quaternary Paleoecology & Paleoclimatology, Biogeography, Human Impacts on Ancient Environments
McEniry 305

Research & Teaching Interests Biogeography Paleoecology Human impact on ancient environments Climatic controls on the distribution of terrestrial plants Modeling human-environment interactions Pollen and seed dispersal Read More

Dr. Sara Gagné
• Department Chair • Associate Professor
Urban Ecology, Landscape Ecology, Biodiversity Conservation
McEniry 314

Teaching and Research Interests Urban Ecology Landscape Ecology Effects of urbanization on biodiversity Read More

William (Bill) Garcia
• Senior Lecturer
Vertebrate Paleontology, Biogeography, Phylogenetics

Teaching and Research Interests Phylogeny of Early Tetrapods Carboniferous Biogeography Vertebral Functional Morphology Read More

Dr. Scott Hippensteel
• Professor
Coastal Geology, Environmental Geology, Geoarchaeology, Micropaleontology, Military Geology

Teaching and Research Interests Environmental Micropaleontology Geoarchaeology Coastal Geology Military Geology Read More

Dr. Fushcia-Ann Hoover
• Assistant Professor
Green Infrastructure, Environmental Justice, Urban Planning, Socio-ecological Systems

Dr. Fushcia-Ann Hoover is an interdisciplinary researcher specializing in social-ecological urban systems. She employs a range of approaches and perspectives that include environmental justice, green infrastructure performance and urban planning, evaluating the impacts of green infrastructure planning when framed by race, justice and place-making. She is the founder of EcoGreenQueen LLC, a company dedicated to […]

Dr. Brian Magi
• Associate Professor • Earth Sciences Graduate Coordinator
Atmospheric Sciences, Climate Change, Air Quality
McEniry 232

Teaching and Research Interests Air Quality Climate Change Climatology Lightning Pyrogeography Read More

Dr. Valerie S. Reynolds
• Assistant Teaching Professor • Geology/Earth and Environmental Sciences Undergraduate Coordinator
Mineralogy, Optical Mineralogy, Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology

Teaching and Research Interests Mineralogy Optical Mineralogy Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology Meteorite Geochemistry

Dr. Jacob (Jack) Scheff
• Assistant Professor
Climate Change, Water Cycle, Atmospheric Circulation
McEniry 237

Teaching and Research Interests -Global Climate Change -Water Cycle -Drought and Aridity -Atmospheric Circulation Read More

Terry Shirley
• Department Associate Chair • Meteorology Undergraduate Coordinator• Senior Lecturer
Meteorology, Weather Forecasting, Synoptic Meteorology, Winter Storms

Teaching and Research Interests               Weather Forecasting Synoptic Meteorology Severe Weather Winter Weather Education M.S. (2004) Meteorology, The Pennsylvania State University B.S. (2002) Meteorology, The Pennsylvania State University My door is always open! That is my policy for all students, faculty, and staff. If you ever have a question about […]

Dr. Amanda Stone
•Visiting Assistant Teaching Professor
Geology, Environmental Geology, Environmental Science, Energy Resources, Science Education
McEniry 415

Teaching and Research Interests Courses Taught ESCI 1101- Physical GeographyGEOL 1200 – Physical GeologyGEOL 3105 – Mineral Resources EducationPh.D. (2019) Infrastructure and Environmental Systems, The University of NorthCarolina at CharlotteM.S. (2008) Earth Sciences, The University of North Carolina at CharlotteB.S. (2003) Science Education, East Carolina University