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Graduate Assistants

Ph. D. Assistants

Masters Assistants (listed immediately below)


Jeanett Bosarge

Jeanett Bosarge
University of South Alabama, Bachelor of Science, Geography, 2016
Office:  ELA 379
Phone:  512.245.5586
Email:   jhb73@txstate.edu
Research Interests: Water resources, land use, conservation/protection ecosystems services

Mackenzie Carhart

Mackenzie Carhart
Texas State University, Bachelor of Science, Geography, 2016
Office:  ELA 388
Phone:  512.245.8642
Email:   m_c215@txstate.edu
Research Interests: GIS, environmental hazards & mitigation

Sara Holloway

Sara Holloway
Texas State University, Bachelor of Science, Geography, 2012
Office: ELA 388
Phone: 512.245.8642
Email:  sh1617@txstate.edu
Research Interests: Geography Education

Mogahid Hussein

Mogahid Hussein
Sudan University of Science and Technology, Bachelor of Science, Petroleum Engineering, 2011
Office: ELA 379
Phone: 512.245.5586
Email:  m_h308@txstate.edu
Research Interests: Resource and environmental studies

Paula Jones

Paula Jones
SUNY Buffalo State, Bachelor of Arts, Geography/Urban Planning, 2015
Office:  ELA 379
Phone:  512.245.5586
Email:   prj15@txstate.edu
Research Interests: GIS, human geography

steven larcom

Steven Larcom
North Carolina State University, Bachelor of Science, Geology, 2016
Office:   ELA 379
Phone:  512.245.5586
Email:   s_l326@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  Geomorphology, natural hazards

Han Lu

Han Lu
University of Texas at San Antonio, Bachelor of Arts, Geography/Accounting, 2015
Office:   ELA 388
Phone:  512.245.8642
Email:   h_l79@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  Gis, urban sprawl, residential movement

Aspen Manning

Aspen Manning
University of Texas at San Antonio, Bachelor of Arts, Geography, 2015
Office:  ELA 388
Phone:  512.245.8642
Email:   abj1@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  Biogeography, riparian restoration

Keagan McNew

Keagan McNew
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Office:  ELA 379
Phone:  512.245.5586
Email:   kam245@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  ????

David Mills

David Mills
Texas State University, Bachelor of Science, GIS, 2016
Office:  ELA 388
Phone:  512.245.8642
Email:   dam203@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  Health geography, cultural geography, quantitative methods

Thomas Pesek

Thomas Pesek
Missouri State University, Master of Science, Geography, 2016
Office: ELA 379
Phone: 512.245.5586
Email: tjp71@txstate.edu
Research Interests: GIS, lidar

Andrea Pinon

Andrea "Andy" Pinon
Texas State University, Bachelor of Science, Resource & Environmental Studies, 2016
Office: ELA 379
Phone: 512.245.5586
Email: a_p306@txstate.edu
Research Interests: Gorilla zoogeomorphology in Africa

Nicholas Pohl

Nicholas Pohl
Texas State University, Bachelor of Science, Resource & Environmental Studies, 2016
Office: ELA 379
Phone: 512.245.5586
Email: nwp6@txstate.edu
Research Interests: Environmental studies

Jacob Richter

Jacob Richter
Texas State University, Bachelor of Science, Water Resources, 2013
Office: ELA 379
Phone: 512.245.5586
Email: jdr110@txstate.edu
Research Interests: Travel

Nicholas Robinson

Nicholas Robinson
Texas State University, Bachelor of Science, Resource & Environmental Studies, 2017
Office: ELA 379
Phone: 512.245.5586
Email: ngr11@txstate.edu
Research Interests: Climate change, sea-level changes

Nicole Thorkildsen

Nicole Thorly
University of Texas at Austin, Bachelor of Fine Arts, 2006
Office: ELA 388
Phone: 512.245.8642
Email: lnt37@txstate.edu
Research Interests: GIS, cartography

umeokafor ugochukwu

Umeokafor Ugochukwu
Anambra State University, Bachelor of Science, Industrial Physics, 2011
Office: ELA 388
Phone: 512.245.8642
Email: ufu1@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  GIScience, Data Mining

tasnuva udita

Tasnuva Udita
University of Dhaka, Bachelor of Science, Geography and Environment, 2015
Office: ELA 388
Phone: 512.245.8642
Email: tsu2@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  Geographic Information System, Geomorphology

Ph.D. Assistants

christine ames

Christine Ames
Texas State University, Master of Science, Criminal Justice, 2011
Office: ELA 393
Phone: 245-0325
Email: cl25@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  GIS, spatial analysis of crime

Daria Andrievskikh

Daria Andrievskikh
Binghamton University, Master of Arts, Environmental and Resource Management, 2017
Office: ELA 390
Phone: 245-1939
Email: d_a292@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  Sustainable development, human environmental interactions, cultural landscape, gis, remote sensing

ub bom

UB (Upendra) Bom
University of Wyoming, Master of Arts, Geography, 2014
Office:  ELA 395
Phone:  512.245.0327
Email:  ubb1@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  Social response to climate change, environment management and policy analysis

Alejandro Casante

Alejandro Cascante-Campos
University of Costa Rica, Bachelor of Arts,Geography, 2014
Office:  ELA 379
Phone:  512.245.5586
Email:   jacc1987@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  Geographic education, GIS

mark deka

Mark Deka
University of Akron, Master of Science, GIS, 2014
Office:  ELA 397
Phone:  512.245.0329
Email:   mad214@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  Medical geography, cartography, cartographic design, GIS, disease mapping, history

shadae dixon

Shadae Dixon
Texas State University, Master of Science, Geography, 2017
Office:  ELA 392
Phone:  512.245.1934
Email:   s_d196@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  Climate science and health

walter furness

Walter Furness
Northern Illinois University, Master of Science, Urban Agriculture, 2015
Office:  ELA 397
Phone:  512.245.0329
Email:   wwf8@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  Geography of fermented beverages, urban agriculture, water resources

zahra ghaffari

Zahra Ghaffari (Grosvenor Scholar in Washington D.C. 2017 - 18)
Azad University, Master of Science, Geography, 2013
Office: ELA 393
Phone: 512.245.0325
Email: z_g20@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  GIS, remote sensing

saeideh gharehchahi

Saeideh Gharehchahi
Shahid Beheshti University of Tehran, Master of Science, Geomorphology,  2012
Office:  ELA 392
Phone:  512.245.1934
Email:  s_g389@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  Geomorphology, natural hazards, GIS

paepin goff

Paepin Goff
University of Texas at Austin, Master of Arts, Journalism, 2015
Office: ELA 390
Phone: 512.245.1939
Email: pdg31@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  Cryosphere, geomorphology
Twitter: @paepin

Joshua Hodge

Joshua Hodge
University of North Texas, Master of Science, Applied Geography, 2016
Office: ELA 394
Phone: 512.245.0326
Email: jbh113@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  Coastal geomorphology, sedimentation processes, hurricane impacts on coastal wetlands

chris holtkamp

Chris Holtkamp
University of Denver, Master of Arts, Geography, 1999
Office:  ELA 349
Phone:  512.245.8998
Email:  crh152@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  Urban geography

alisa hartsell

Alisa Hartsell
University of Texas at San Antonio, Masters in History, 2013
Office:  ELA 355
Phone:  512.245.7809
Email:   arh160@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  Human migration, US-Mexico border

ayodeji iyanda

Ayodeji Iyanda
University of North Texas, Master in Applied Geography , 2017
Office:  ELA 397
Phone:  512.245.0329
Email:   aei11@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  Human health

hannah jin

Hannah Jin
East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania, Master of Science, GIS, 2014
Office:  ELA 355
Phone:  512.245.7809
Email:  h_j29@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  GIS in health, watersheds

milad kord

Milad Korde
Texas State University, Master of Science, Sustainability, 2017
Office:  ELA 391
Phone:  512.245.1937
Email:  m_m785@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  Environmental degradation, data mining

mael le noc

Maël Le Noc
Université Rennes 2, Geography/History, 2013
Office: ELA 379
Phone: 512.245.5586
Email: mbl26@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  Historical geography, GIS, geography of the Holocaust

christina lopez

Christina Lopez
Texas State University, Master of Science, Geography, 2016
Office:   ELA 393
Phone:  512.245.0325
Email:   cwr41@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  Human-environment interactions, ecological intentional communities, resource conservation

Shadi Maleki

Shadi Maleki
Texas State University, Master of Science, General Geography, 2016
Office: ELA 355
Phone: 512.245.7809
Email:  s_m413@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  Children's perception of hazards, sustainability

ross martin

Ross Martin
Georgia State University, Master of Arts, Physical Geography, 2011
Office:   ELA  399
Phone:  512.245.0341
Email:   rhm42@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  Biogeomorpholgy, fluvial geomorphology, sediment transport, water resources, hydrology and geology (geophysics)

Caroline McClure
University of Wyoming, 2012, Master of Arts, Geography
Office: ELA 320
Phone: 512.245.1475
Email: chm22@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  Geography Education, Historical Geography

niaz morshed

Niaz Morshed
Murray State University, Master of Science, Geosciences, 2014
Office:  ELA 398
Phone:  512.245.0340
Email:  m_m617@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  GIScience, Human Health and Environment, Remote
Sensing

John Ponstingel

John Ponstingel
Binghamton University, Master of Arts, Geography, 2017
Office: ELA 395
Phone: 512.245.0327
Email: jmp22@txstate.edu
Research Interests: Ethnic/Race policy, sustainability

yunuen reygadas-langarica

Yunuen Reygadas-Langarica
Environmental Geography Research Center (CIGA, UNAM), Masters of Science, Environmental Geography, 2012
Office:  ELA 358
Phone:  512.245.1475
Email:  y_r49@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  Remote sensing, land-change use

tom shelton

Tom Shelton
Texas State University, Master of Science, Geography, 2014
Office: ELA 395
Phone: 512.245.0327
Email: tcs43@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  Climatology and its effect on humans

Chayanika Singh

Chayanika Singh
University of Delhi, Master, Urban Planning, 2006
Office: ELA 355
Phone: 512.245.7809
Email:  c_s618@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  Urban planning, housing, transportation, GIS

David Szpakowski

David Szpakowski
Texas State University, Master of Science, Geography, 2016
Office: ELA 391
Phone: 512.245.1937
Email:  ds1428@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  Vegetation, wildfire, remote sensing, & GIS

jennifer villa

Jennifer Villa
Texas State University, B.A./B.S., Geography / Anthropology, 2012
Office:  ELA 393
Phone:  512.245.0325
Email:   jv1284@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  Geomorphology - mountain environments, physical geography

xujiao wang

Joy (Xujiao) Wang
Nanjing Normal University, Master of Science, Geographic Information Systems, 2014
Office:  ELA 392
Phone:  512.245.1934
Email:   x_w9@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  Data mining, big data analysis

fred wei

Fred (Guixing) Wei
Nanjing Normal University, Master of Science, Geography, 2014
Office: ELA 396
Phone: 512.245.0328
Email: g_w38@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  GIS, statistics

joann zadrozny

Joanna Zadrozny
Texas State University, Master of Arts, Geography Education, 2014
Office:  ELA 392
Phone:  512.245.1934
Email:   j_z37@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  Geography education

chloe zhao

Chloe (Chunhong) Zhao
Chinese Academy of Sciences, Master of Science, 2014
Office:  ELA 390
Phone:  512.245.1939
Email:  c_z38@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  GIS