Department of Geography Faculty
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PMPGIS Director and Professor, Department of Geography, Professor, Interdisciplinary Ph.D.
Ph.D. 1980, Ohio State University
Instruction: GIS Problem Solving, GIS Data Management, GIS and Decision Support, GIS Workshop
Specializations: GIS-based decision support for sustainability management, GIS data management, online participatory GIS, GIS problem solving and critical thinking, data integration, land use, transportation and water resource applications of GIS.
Associate Professor of Geography.
Ph.D. 1992, University of California, Los Angeles, Geography
Instruction: Geospatial Data Analysis
Specializations: Spatial demography, quantitative and longitudinal methods, geography of housing, life course studies, GIS.
Graduate Program Advisor, Department of Geography
Ph.D. 1999, Louisiana State University, Geography
Served with distinction as a professional geographer for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in Washington D.C. and Seattle.
Instruction: Principles of GIS Mapping, Coastal GIS, and International Case Studies in GIS
Specializations: Geospatial analysis and geovisualization, GIS for coastal environments, spatial thinking and learning, and geographic methods in social science.
Part-Time Lecturer, Department of Geography
Ph.D. 2012, University of Washington, Geography
Instruction: Principles of GIS Mapping, GIS and Decision Support, and GIS Programming
Specializations: migration, housing, and inequality in China and the U.S., GIS application in urban and population geography, geostatistics and geospatial analysis, quantitative methods