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Undergraduate Catalog 2011

Faculty Details for Geography and Environmental Systems


Eugene P. Parker
B.A., The Ohio State University, 1972; M.A. 1974, M.S. 1975; Ph.D., University of Colorado, 1981

Associate Professors

Erle Ellis
B.A. Cornell, 1986; Ph.D. 1990.
Jeffrey B. Halverson
B.S. University of Virginia, 1989; Ph.D.1995
Andrew Miller
B.A., Brown University, 1975; Ph.D., The Johns Hopkins University, 1983
Christopher M. Swan
B.S., West Chester University, 1994; M.S. 1997, Ph.D. University of Maryland, 2003

Clinical Associate Professor

Sari J. Bennett
B.A. University of Illinois, 1970; M.A. 1972; Ph.D. 1977.

Assistant Professors

Mathew Baker
B.A. Emery University, 1992; M.S. University of Michigan, 1996; Ph.D. 2002
Dawn Biehler
B.A. Williams College, 1997; M.S. 2003; Ph.D. University of Wisconsin, 2007.
Margaret Holland
B.A., Middlebury College, 1999; M.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2004; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2009
David Lansing
B.A. University of Wyoming, 1999; M.A. Ohio State University, 2005, Ph.D. 2009
Laura Lewis
B.S. University of Washington, 1996; Ph.D. University of California, Davis, 2006
Robert Neff
B.S. Southern Illinois University, 1996; M.S. 1998, Ph.D. Southern Illinois University, 2005
Junmei Tang
B.A. Jiangxi Normal University, 1999; M.S. Changchum Geography Institute 2002; Ph.D. Texas State University-San Marcos, 2007

Senior Lecturer

Thomas D. Rabenhorst
B.S. University of Maryland, 1968; M.A. 1972

Associate Staff

Joseph School
B.A., State University of New York, Potsdam, 1982; M.A. Temple University, 1984

Adjunct Faculty

Scott Jeffrey
Michael R. Ratcliffe

Affiliate Assistant Professors [JCET]

Mark Bulmer
B.Sc., University of London (U.K.), 1990; Ph.D., University College London (U.K.), 1994
Petya Entcheva Campbell
B.S., Academy of Forest Engineering (Sofia, Bulgaria), 1988; M.S., University of Massachusetts at Amherst, 1994; Ph.D., University of New Hampshire, 2000
Karl Fred Huemmrich
B.S., Carnegie-Mellon University, 1977; Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park, 1995
Amita Metha
M.Sc., Gujarat University, India, 1981; Ph.D., Florida State University, 1991
Ali Tokay
B.S., Istanbul Technical University, 1984; M.S., Saint Louis University, 1988, Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1993

Affiliate Research Faculty

Peter Groffman
Steward T. A. Pickett
Richard V. Pouyat
A.S., State University of New York, Morrisville, 1978; B.S., State University of New York, Syracuse, 1980; M.S., 1983; Ph.D., Rutgers University, 1992

Professor Emerius

Roger N. Dubois
Robert J. Earickson
B.S., Arizona State University, 1963; M.A., 1965; Ph.D., University of Washington, Seattle, 1968
Keith Harries
B.Sc., London School of Economics (U.K.), 1960; M.S., University of California, Los Angeles, 1966; Ph.D. 1969


Suzanne Braunschweig
B.S., Towson University, 1988; Ph.D. Virginia Polytechnical Institute and State University, 1993 (Director, Interdisciplinary Science)
Erwin Villiger
B.A., George Mason, 1994; M.S., George Mason, 1996; Ph.D., George Mason, 2008 (Director, Master in Professional Studies (M.P.S.): Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Shady Grove)

Affiliate Faculty

Karin E. Readel
B.S., Forest Biology, Syracuse University New York, 1987; M.S., Plant Biology, University of Illinois, 1995; Ph.D., Plant Biology, University of Illinois, 1996
Juying Warner
B.S., Atmospheric Physics, Nanjing University, China, 1983; Ph.D., Atmospheric Science, University of Maryland, College Park, 1997