(front row left to right) Cynthia Berlin, Joan Bunbury, Gargi Chaudhuri, Brian Pompeii
(back row left to right) Niti Mishra, Daniel Sambu, Jeff Kueny, John Kelly, Colin Belby
Outside of Prairie Springs Science Center Faculty Outside PSSC (front row left to right) Cynthia Berlin, Joan Bunbury, Gargi Chaudhuri, Brian Pompeii (back row left to right) Niti Mishra, Daniel Sambu, Jeff Kueny, John Kelly, Colin Belby Outside of Prairie Springs Science Center
(Front row left to right ) Joan Bunbury, Cynthia Berlin, Jeff Kueny
(Back row left to right) Steven Fulton, John Kelly, Daniel Sambu, Brian Pompeii, Colin Belby, Niti Mishra
Inside Prairie Spring Science Center 1031 Faculty inside PSSC (Front row left to right ) Joan Bunbury, Cynthia Berlin, Jeff Kueny (Back row left to right) Steven Fulton, John Kelly, Daniel Sambu, Brian Pompeii, Colin Belby, Niti Mishra Inside Prairie Spring Science Center 1031

Department Chair

Colin Belby  Profile of Colin Belby  Office hours

Professor
2021 Cowley Hall
cbelby@uwlax.edu
608.785.8339

Specialty areas:

Geomorphology, River Systems, Water Resources, Environmental Contamination

Academic Department Associate

Department People

Colin Belby  Profile of Colin Belby  Office hours

Professor
2021 Cowley Hall
cbelby@uwlax.edu
608.785.8339

Specialty areas:

Geomorphology, River Systems, Water Resources, Environmental Contamination

Cynthia Berlin  Profile of Cynthia Berlin  Meet with me  Office hours

Professor
2027 Cowley Hall
cberlin@uwlax.edu
608.785.8340

Specialty areas:

Environmental Conservation, Aerial Photograph Interpretation & Mapping, Meteorology, Climatology

Joan Bunbury  Profile of Joan Bunbury  Meet with me  Office hours

Professor
2025 Cowley Hall
jbunbury@uwlax.edu
608.785.8402

Specialty areas:

Paleoclimatology, biogeography, freshwater environments

Gargi Chaudhuri  Profile of Gargi Chaudhuri  Meet with me  Office hours

Professor
2022 Cowley Hall
gchaudhuri@uwlax.edu
608.785.8338

Specialty areas:

GIS, Spatial Simulation Modeling, Land use and land cover change, Network Analysis, and Cartography.

John Kelly  Profile of John Kelly  Office hours

Associate Professor
2023 Cowley Hall
jkelly@uwlax.edu
608.785.8341

Specialty areas:

rural Latin America; indigenous cultures, territorialities, and property rights;  forest-agriculture dynamics; participatory research mapping; protected areas

Niti Mishra  Profile of Niti Mishra  Office hours

Associate Professor
2004 Cowley Hall
nmishra@uwlax.edu
608.785.8334

Specialty areas:

Remote Sensing, Cartography, GIScience

Brian Pompeii  Profile of Brian Pompeii  Office hours

Assistant Teaching Professor
2020 Cowley Hall
bpompeii@uwlax.edu
608.785.6674

Specialty areas:

My specialty areas include water resource management, environmental justice, sustainability, and hazards. 

Daniel Sambu  Profile of Daniel Sambu  Office hours

Associate Professor
2024 Cowley Hall
dsambu@uwlax.edu
608.785.8342

Specialty areas:

Water Resources, Natural Hazards, Sustainable Development, Environmental Conservation, Community Livelihood, Conservation photography

GIS Lab Manager

Steven Fulton  Profile of Steven Fulton  Office hours

GIS Lab Manager
241 Cowley Hall
sfulton@uwlax.edu
608.785.8336

Specialty areas:

Managing GIS lab and research computers and software.

Emeritus Faculty and Academic Staff

NAME YEARS BACKGROUND
Dr. Rafique Ahmed (deceased) 1984-2015 Ph.D. in Geography: Ohio State University
Dr. Mehmet Aritan 1979-2009 Ph.D. in Geography: University of Kentucky
Dr. Margaret Chew (deceased) 1945-1979 Ph.D. in Geography: Clark University

Dr. Greg Chu

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1993-2010 Ph.D. in Geography: University of Hawaii-Manoa
Dr. Harold Classen (deceased) 1954-1983 Ph.D. in Human/Cultural Geography: University of Nebraska
Dr. Georges Cravins 1988-2020 Ph.D. in Geography: Clark University
Jerry Culver (deceased) 1956-1993 M.S. in Geography: University of Wisconsin-Madison
John Hoefer (deceased) 1966-1990 M.S. in Human/Cultural Geography: University of Wisconsin-Madison
Dr. Virgil Holder 1965-2002 Ph.D. in Geography: University of Minnesota
Dr. George Huppert (deceased) 1979-2001 Ph.D. in Geography: University of Northern Colorado
Dr. Hank Nelson 1968-1979 Ph.D. in Geography: University of Nebraska
Karen Ott 1993-2016
Dr. Harun Rasid 2004-2009 Ph.D. in Geography: University of Saskatchewan
Dr. Paul Stoelting 1986-2004 Ph.D. in Geography: University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Paula Wade 1966-1979 M.A. in Geography: Indiana University
Dr. Ronald Weinkauf (deceased) 1979-1999 Ph.D. in Geography: Oregon State University
Dr. Edward Weinzierl (deceased) 1963-1993 Ph.D. in Geography: University of Nebraska
Dr. Clayton Whitney (deceased) 1915-1952 Ph.D. in Geography: University of Chicago
Dr. Dean Wilder 1978-2008 Ph.D. in Geography: University of Colorado-Boulder
Dr. Robert Wingate 1965-2005 Ph.D. in Geography: University of Minnesota