Full-time Faculty

Dr. Craig Allan
• Professor
Surface Water Hydrology, Biogeochemistry, Fluvial Geomorphology
Jake Armour
• Senior Lecturer
Paleoclimate, Geomorphology, Field/Geoscience Education, GEO Club, Public Outreach
Dr. Andy Bobyarchick
• Associate Professor
Structural Geology, Applied Geophysics, Tectonics, Appalachian Geology
Dr. Gang Chen
• Associate Professor
Remote Sensing, Spatial Ecology, Human-Environment Interaction
Dr. Sandra Clinton
• Research Associate Professor • GES Honors Director
Urban Stream Ecology, River Restoration, Molecular Methods in Freshwater Ecosystems
Dr. Larianne Collins
• Assistant Teaching Professor • Geography and Environmental Studies Undergraduate Coordinator
Hazards and Disasters, Sustainable Development, Human Geography
Dr. Casey Davenport
• Associate Professor
Severe Local Storms, Mesoscale Processes, Science Education
Lauren Decker
•Visiting Lecturer
Meteorology, Geoscience Education Research, Spatial Thinking
Dr. Eric Delmelle
• Visiting Associate Research Professor
GIScience, Spatial Analysis, Epidemiology, Uncertainty
Dr. Matthew Eastin
• Associate Professor
Mesoscale Dynamics, Urban Meteorology, Severe Local Storms, Tropical Cyclones, Societal Impacts
Dr. Martha Cary (Missy) Eppes
• Professor
Rock Fracture, Soil Geomorphology, Quaternary Geology, Critical Zone Sciences
Dr. Youngseob Eum
•Assistant Professor
Urban Analytics, Spatial Epidemiology, Human Mobility, Geospatial Data Science
Dr. Michael Ewers
• Assistant Professor
International Migration, Worker Welfare, Human Capital, Sustainable Development
Dr. Patricia (Pat) Fall
• Professor
Quaternary Paleoecology & Paleoclimatology, Biogeography, Human Impacts on Ancient Environments
Dr. Sara Gagné
• Department Chair • Associate Professor
Urban Ecology, Landscape Ecology, Biodiversity Conservation
William (Bill) Garcia
• Senior Lecturer
Vertebrate Paleontology, Biogeography, Phylogenetics
Dr. William (Bill) Graves
• Professor
Urban/Economic Change, Cluster Development, Sustainable Cities
Dr. Colleen Hammelman
• Associate Professor • Geography MA Coordinator • CHARP Director
Urban Geography, Food Justice, Immigration
Dr. Scott Hippensteel
• Professor
Coastal Geology, Environmental Geology, Geoarchaeology, Micropaleontology, Military Geology
Dr. Fushcia-Ann Hoover
• Assistant Professor
Green Infrastructure, Environmental Justice, Urban Planning, Socio-ecological Systems
Dr. Katherine Idziorek
• Assistant Professor
Community Resilience, Disaster Preparedness, Social Infrastructure, Urban Design, Multimodal Transportation Planning
Dr. Brian Magi
• Associate Professor • Earth Sciences Graduate Coordinator
Atmospheric Sciences, Climate Change, Air Quality
Dr. Isabelle Nilsson
• Associate Professor • Geography Ph.D. Director
Economic Geography, Transportation, Firm Location, Housing
Dr. Valerie S. Reynolds
• Assistant Teaching Professor • Geology/Earth and Environmental Sciences Undergraduate Coordinator
Mineralogy, Optical Mineralogy, Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology
Dr. Jacob (Jack) Scheff
• Assistant Professor
Climate Change, Water Cycle, Atmospheric Circulation
Terry Shirley
• Department Associate Chair • Meteorology Undergraduate Coordinator• Senior Lecturer
Meteorology, Weather Forecasting, Synoptic Meteorology, Winter Storms
Dr. Heather Smith
• Levine Scholars Program Director • Professor
Urban Social Geography, Community Engaged Scholarship
Dr. Amanda Stone
•Visiting Assistant Teaching Professor
Geology, Environmental Geology, Environmental Science, Energy Resources, Science Education
Jamie Strickland
• Senior Lecturer
Population Geography, Geographic Education, Cultural Geography and the South
Dr. Drew Syverson
• Research Assistant Professor
Hydrothermal Geochemistry, Ore Genesis, Planetary Habitability, CO2 Capture
Dr. Wenwu Tang
• Associate Professor • Executive Director for the Center for Applied GIScience
CyberGIS, Spatial Modeling, Complex Adaptive Spatial Systems, Land Use And Land Cover Change
Dr. Jean-Claude Thill
• Knight Distinguished Professor
Transportation and Mobility Systems, Sustainable Urbanization, Trade Cities and Globalization, Geospatial Data Science
Dr. Deborah S.K. Thomas
Associate Vice Chancellor for Research • Professor
Disasters, Environmental Health, Global Health, Human-environment Interaction
Dr. David Vinson
• Associate Professor
Hydrogeochemistry, Groundwater Hydrology, Isotope Geochemistry
Dr. Michelle Zuñiga
• Assistant Professor
Neighborhood change, Latinx communities, Community Planning, Environmental Justice