Department Chair

Cynthia Berlin Profile of Cynthia Berlin
Professor
2027 Cowley Hall
cberlin@uwlax.edu
608.785.8340
Specialty areas:

Remote Sensing, Vegetation Mapping, Climatology and Meteorology

Academic Department Associate

Debra Gerke Profile of Debra Gerke
Academic Department Associate
105 Graff Main Hall
dgerke@uwlax.edu
608.785.8219

Department People

Colin Belby Profile of Colin Belby
Associate Professor
2021 Cowley Hall
cbelby@uwlax.edu
608.785.8339
Specialty areas: Geomorphology, Rivers, Water Resources
Cynthia Berlin Profile of Cynthia Berlin
Professor
2027 Cowley Hall
cberlin@uwlax.edu
608.785.8340
Specialty areas:

Remote Sensing, Vegetation Mapping, Climatology and Meteorology

Daniel Sambu Profile of Daniel Sambu
Assistant Professor
2024 Cowley Hall
dsambu@uwlax.edu
608.785.8342
Specialty areas:

Water Resources, Natural Hazards, Sustainable Development, Environmental Conservation

Gargi Chaudhuri Profile of Gargi Chaudhuri Office hours
Associate Professor
2022 Cowley Hall
gchaudhuri@uwlax.edu
608.785.8338
Specialty areas:

Geographic Information System and Science, Spatial Simulation Modeling, Land use and land cover change, Network Analysis, and Cartography.

Joan Bunbury Profile of Joan Bunbury Office hours
Associate Professor
2025 Cowley Hall
jbunbury@uwlax.edu
608.785.8402
Specialty areas:

Paleoclimatology, biogeography, freshwater environments

Paul Reyerson Profile of Paul Reyerson
Assistant Professor
2020 Cowley Hall
preyerson@uwlax.edu
608.785.6675
Specialty areas: Soils, geomorphology, biogeochemistry, paleoenvironments
Niti Mishra Profile of Niti Mishra Office hours
Assistant Professor
2004 Cowley Hall
nmishra@uwlax.edu
608.785.8334
Specialty areas:

Remote Sensing, Cartography, GIScience

John Kelly Profile of John Kelly Office hours
Assistant 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

Retired Faculty

Dr. Rafique Ahmed - Emeritus
Ph.D. in Geography
Ohio State University
Years of teaching service: 1984 - 2015
E-Mail: rahmed@uwlax.edu

Dr. Greg Chu - Emeritus
Ph.D. in Geography
University of Hawaii - Manoa
Years of teaching service: 1993 - 2010
E-Mail: chu.greg@uwlax.edu

Dr. Mehmet Aritan - Emeritus
Ph.D. in Geography
University of Kentucky
Years of teaching service: 1979 - 2009
E-mail: aritan.mehm@uwlax.edu

Dr. Harun Rashid - Emeritus
Ph.D. in Geography
University of Saskatchewan
Years of teaching service: 2004 - 2009
E-mail: rasid.haru@uwlax.edu

Dr. Dean Wilder - Emeritus
Ph.D. in Geography
University of Colorado - Boulder
Years of teaching service: 1978 - 2008
E-mail: wilder.dean@uwlax.edu

Dr. Robert Wingate - Emeritus
Ph.D. in Geography
University of Minnesota
Years of teaching service: 1965 - 2005
E-Mail: wingate.robe@uwlax.edu

Dr. Paul Stoelting - Emeritus
Ph.D. in Geography
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Years of teaching service: 1986 - 2004
E-mail: stoeltin.paul@uwlax.edu

Dr. Virgil Holder - Emeritus
Ph.D. in Geography
University of Minnesota
Years of teaching service: 1965 - 2002
E-mail: holder.virg@uwlax.edu

Mr. John Hoefer
M.S. in Geography
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Years of teaching service: 1966 - 1990