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

Associate 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

Lecturer
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