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Faculty Committee Eligibility

Graduate Faculty

Core Ph.D. Faculty

   (Eligible to chair Ph.D. Advisory Committee, teach Ph.D. courses, teach Master’s courses and supervise Master’s theses.)

   Blanchard, R. Denise, Professor of Geography.  B.S., Auburn University; M.S., Florida State University; Ph.D.,University of Colorado at Boulder.  (Natural and Environmental Hazards, Economic Geography, Environmental  Studies, Research Methods, Historical Geography)

   Boehm, Richard G., Professor of Geography and Jesse H. Jones Distinguished Chair in Geographic Education.         B.S.Ed., M.A., University of Missouri at Columbia; Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin.(Geographic Education, Economic Geography, Applied Geography)

   Butler, David R., Regents' Professor of Geography.  B.A., University of Nebraska-Omaha; M.S., University of Nebraska; Ph.D., University of Kansas.  (Geomorphology, , Biogeography, Mountain Environments, Natural Hazards)

   Currit, Nathan A., Assistant Professor of Geography.  B.S., M.S., Brigham Young University; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University.  (Remote Sensing, Geographic Information Science, Global Change)     

   Dixon, Richard W., Associate Professor of Geography.  B.S., Rutgers University; M.A.Geo., Texas State University; Ph.D., Texas A&M University.  (Climatology, Oceanography,  Physical, Hazards, Quantitative Methods)

   Estaville, Lawrence E., Professor of Geography.  B.A., M.A., McNeese State University; M.A., University of Southwestern Louisiana; Ph.D., University of Oklahoma.  (Ethnic, Business Geography, Geographic Education)

   Fuhrmann, Sven, Assistant Professor of Geography.  B.S., Salem State College; M.S., Ph.D., Westfälische Wilhems-Universität, Munster, Germany.  (Geo-Visualization, Cartography, Spatial Cognition, Geographic Information Science)

   Giordano, Alberto, Associate Professor of Geography.  B.A., University of Padua; M.A., University of California, Santa Barbara; Ph.D., Syracuse University.  (Cartography, Geographic Information Science)

   Hagelman, Ronald, Assistant Professor of Geography.  B.A., The University of Texas at Austin; M.A.Geo, Ph.D., Texas State University. (Human Dimensions of Environmental Geography, Hazards & Disasters, Historical Geography, Urban Geography, Social Sciences & GIS)

   Lu, Yongmei, Associate Professor of Geography.  B.S., M.S., Peking University; Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo. (Geographic Information Science, Urban and Regional Studies, Crime, Health)

   Macey, Susan M., Professor of Geography.  B.A. (HONS), M.A., University of Queensland, Australia; Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana.  (Geographic Information Systems, Environmental Management, Aging, Energy, Natural and Technological Hazards, Medical Geography)

   Muniz, Osvaldo, Associate Professor of Geography.  B.A., University of the North, Antofagasta, Chile; M.A., Michigan State University; Ph.D., University of Tennessee.  (Geography Education, Economic Geography, Latin America)

   Suckling, Philip W., Professor of Geography and Chair of the Department of Geography.  B.Sc., M.Sc., McMaster University; Ph.D., University of British Columbia.  (Climatology, Natural Hazards).

   Tiefenbacher, John P., Professor of Geography.  B.S., Carroll College; M.S., University of Idaho; Ph.D., Rutgers University.  (Hazards, Human Dimensions of Wildlife, U.S.-Mexico Border Environmental Problems, Mexico Borderlands, States of the Former Soviet Union)

   Zhan, F. Benjamin, Professor of Geography.  B.Eng., Wuhan Technical University; M.Sc., ITC (the Netherlands); Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo.  (Geographic Information Science, Health and the Environment, Transportation and Network Science)

 

Associate Ph.D. Faculty

 (Eligible to serve on Ph.D. Advisory Committee, teach Ph.D. courses, teach Master’s courses and supervise Master’s thesis.)

     Brown, Brock J., Associate Professor of Geography.  B.A., ME, Wichita State University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Oklahoma.  (Geographic Education, Cultural Ecology, Historical Southwest)

     Day, Frederick A., Professor of Geography.  B.A., Syracuse University; M.A., Ph.D., Ohio State University.    (Population, Economic Development, East and Southeast Asia)

     Earl, Richard A., Professor of Geography.  B.A., University of California at Los Angeles; M.A., California State University at Northridge; Ph.D., Arizona State University.  (Water Resources, Environmental Management and Assessment, Field Methods, Physical Geography)

     Larsen, Robert D., Professor of Geography.  B.S., University of Wisconsin at Superior; M.S., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin at Madison.  (Urban and Regional Planning, Solid Waste Management)

     Petersen, James F., Professor of Geography.  B.A., M.A., California State University at Chico; Ph.D., University of Utah. (Geographic Education, Physical Geography, Geomorphology)

 

Geography Graduate Faculty

 (Eligible to teach Master’s Courses and serve on Master’s thesis.)

    Huebner, Donald J., Lecturer.  B.S., University of Texas at Austin; M.A., University of Texas at Austin; Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin.  (Historical Ecology, Geomorphology, Forestry, Texas and American Southwest, Coastal Issues)