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Funded Graduate Students

daria andrievskikh

Daria Andrievskikh
Ph.D. Student
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

kevin booth

Kevin Booth
Master's Student
Texas State University, Bachelor of Science, Geography, 2018
Office: ELA 379
Phone: 512.245.5586
Email:  kcb37@txstate.edu
Research Interests: Remote sensing, machine learning

lucas chavez

Lucas Chavez
Master's Student
Texas State University, Bachelor of Science, GIS, 2017
Office: ELA 388
Phone: N/A
Email: lc1389@txstate.edu
Research Interest: GIScience and Remote Sensing

mark deka

Mark Deka
Ph.D. Student
University of Akron, Master of Science, GIS, 2014
Office:  ELA 349
Phone:  512.245.8998
Email:   mad214@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  Medical geography, cartography, cartographic design, GIS, disease mapping, history
 

zahra ghaffari

Zahra Ghaffari
Ph.D. Student
Azad University, Master of Science, Geography, 2013
Office: ELA 393
Phone: 512.245.0325
Email: z_g20@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  GIS, remote sensing

Paepin Goff

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

chris hinojosa

Chris Hinojosa
Master's Student
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, Bachelor of Business Administration, Economics, 2016
Office:   ELA 386
Phone:  512.245.8642
Email:   csh124@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  Water resources
 

Mogahid Hussein

Mogahid Hussein
Ph.D. Student
Sudan University of Science and Technology, Master of Science, Geography, 2018
Office: ELA 389
Phone: 512.245.1935
Email:  m_h308@txstate.edu
Research Interests: Resource and environmental studies

Raihan Jamil

Raihan Jamil
Ph.D. Student
Louisiana State University, Master of Science, Geography, 2018
Office:  ELA 397
Phone:  512.245.0329
Email:  r_j179@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  Land use change, Human-environmental interaction, GIS, remote sensing

Andrei Kushkin

Andrei Kushkin
Ph.D. Student
St. Petersburg State University, Master of Arts, Geography, 2014
Office:  ELA 395
Phone:  512.245.0327
Email:  a_k257@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  Cartography and data visualization

mayowa lasode

Mayowa Lasode
Master's Student
Obafemi Awolowo University, Bachelor of Science, Geography, 2015
Office: ELA 386
Phone: 512.245.8642
Email: mkl60@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  GIScience, Environmental & Emergency Management, Natural Hazards & Mitigation, Transportation Geography.

christina lopez

Christina Lopez
Ph.D. Student
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

Aspen Manning

Aspen Manning
Ph.D. Student
University of Texas at San Antonio, Master of Science, Geography, 2018
Office:  ELA 388
Phone:  512.245.8642
Email:   abj1@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  Biogeography, riparian restoration

keagan mcnew

Keagan McNew
Master's Student
Texas State University, Bachelor of Science, Physical Geography, 2017
Office:  ELA 379
Phone:  512.245.5586
Email:   kam245@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  GIS and Remote Sensing, Physical Geography

David Mills

David Mills
Ph.D. Student
Texas State University, Master of Science, GIS, 2018
Office:  ELA 317A
Phone:  512.245.8642
Email:   dam203@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  Health geography, cultural geography, quantitative methods

Brittiny Moore

Brittiny Moore
Ph.D. Student
Western Kentucky University, Bachelor of Science, Geology, 2017
Office:  ELA 386
Phone:  512.245.8642
Email:   bpm38@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  Environmentally friendly and sustainable urban development in karst environments, Geographic Information Science

christopher pierce

Shayne O'Brien
Ph.D. Student
Fort Hays State University, Master of Science, Geography, 2018
Office:  ELA 391
Phone:  512.245.1937
Email:  sro41@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  Atmospheric drivers of arctic change

andy pinon

Andrea "Andy" Pinon
Ph.D. Student
Texas State University, Master of Science, Geography, 2018
Office: ELA 379
Phone: 512.245.5586
Email: a_p306@txstate.edu
Research Interests: Gorilla zoogeomorphology in Africa

john ponstingel

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

jacob richter

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

Samuel Ross

Samuel Ross
Ph.D. Student
University of Colorado Denver, Master of Arts, Applied Geography and Geospatial Science, 2018
Office:  ELA 389
Phone:  512.245.1935
Email:  str20@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  Human-environmental interaction, hazards, digital and imaginary landscapes

chayanika singh

Chayanika Singh
Ph.D. Student
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
 

tasnuva udita

Tasnuva Udita
Ph.D. Student
University of Dhaka, Master of Science, Geography, 2018
Office: ELA 388
Phone: 512.245.8642
Email: tsu2@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  Geographic Information System, Geomorphology
 

dalton wade

Dalton Wade
Master's Student
Texas State University, Bachelor of Arts, Political Science/History, 2018
Office:  ELA 386
Phone:  512.245.8642
Email:  dlw154@txstate.edu
Research Interests: Water quality and conservation

Sebastian Weinand

Sebastian Weinand
Master's Student
University of Houston, Bachelor of Science, Geology, 2015
Office: ELA 379
Phone: 512.245.5586
Email: saw184@txstate.edu
Research Interests: Environmental studies

chad williams

Chad Williams
Master's Student
University of Texas at Austin, Bachelor of Arts, Liberal Arts Honors, 2017
Office: ELA 386
Phone: 512.245.8642
Email: cdw157@txstate.edu
Research Interests: Urbanism, cooperatives, transportation

eric wilson

Eric Wilson
Master's Student
Texas State University, Bachelor of Science, Geography, 2007
Office: ELA 379
Phone: 512.245.5586
Email: ew1112@txstate.edu
Research Interests: Geographic education, cultural geography

dane atkins

Dane Atkins
Ph.D. Student
University of Northern Iowa, Master of Arts, Geography, 2018
Office: ELA 397
Phone: 512.245.0329
Email: dma122@txstate.edu
Research Interests: Human-environmental relations, transportation, urban growth

jose cascante-campos

Alejandro Cascante-Campos
Ph.D. Student
University of Costa Rica, Bachelor of Arts,Geography, 2014
Office:  ELA 398
Phone:  512.245.0340
Email:   jacc1987@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  Geographic education, GIS

colin copler

Colin Copler
Master's Student
Bellarmine University, Bachelor of Science, Environmental Studies, 2017
Office: ELA 379
Phone: 512.245.5586
Email:  cbc113@txstate.edu
Research Interests: Anthropologic geography

Walter Furness

Walter Furness
Ph.D. Student
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

saeideh gharehchahi

Saeideh Gharehchahi
Ph.D. Student
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

alisa hartsell

Alisa Hartsell
Ph.D. Student
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

Joshua Hodge

Joshua Hodge
Ph.D. Student
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

ayodeji iyanda

Ayodeji Iyanda
Ph.D. Student
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 (He) Jin
Ph.D. Student
East Stroudsburg University, Master of Science, General Science, 2o014
Office:  ELA 389
Phone: 
Email: h_j29@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  GIScience, human geography, health and environment, and urban planning

kate landers

Kate Landers
Master's Student
University of North Texas, Bachelor of Science, Geography, 2018
Office: ELA 386
Phone: 512.245.8642
Email: k_l326@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  Hydrology, physical geography

Mael Le Noc

Maël Le Noc
Ph.D. Student
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

 

Shadi Maleki

Shadi Maleki
Ph.D. Student
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
 

aidan mclendon

Aidan McLendon
Master's Student
Texas State University, Bachelor of Arts, Physical Geography, 2017
Office: ELA 386
Phone: 512.245.8642
Email: akm63@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  Biogeography, zoogeomorphology

jeremy medina

Jeremy Medina
Master's Student
Texas A&M Galveston, Bachelor of Science, Ocean and Coastal Resources, 2016
Office:  ELA 379
Phone: 512.245.5586
Email:  jqm4@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  Coastal environmental geography and coastal geologic processes

Molly Miranker

Molly Miranker
Ph.D. Student
New York University, Master of Arts, Anthropology, 2015
Office:  ELA 392
Phone:  512.245.1934
Research Interests:  Human rights, migration crisis at U.S.-Mexico border, forensic anthropology

milad korde

Milad Mohammadalizadehkorde
Ph.D. Student
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

Niaz Morshed

Niaz Morshed
Ph.D. Student
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

Christopher Pierce

Christopher Pierce
Ph.D. Student
University of Northern Iowa, Master of Arts, Geography, 2018
Office:  ELA 391
Phone:  512.245.1937
Email:  cpp26@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  Immigration/migration
 

Nicholas Pohl

Nicholas Pohl
Master's Student
Texas State University, Bachelor of Science, Resource & Environmental Studies, 2016
Office: ELA 379
Phone: 512.245.5586
Email: nwp5@txstate.edu
Research Interests: Environmental studies

yunuen reygadas

Yunuen Reygadas-Langarica
Ph.D. Student
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

brandon rose

Brandon Rose
Master's Student
Texas State University, Bachelor of Science, Geographic Information Science, 2017
Office: ELA 388
Phone: N/A
Email: blr76@txstate.edu
Research Interests: Remote Sensing and GIS, Geovisualisation, Physical Geography

Cody Silveira

Cody Silveira
Master's Student
Texas State University, Bachelor of Arts, History & Geography, 2018
Office: ELA 379
Phone: 512.245.5586
Email: cjs172@txstate.edu
Research Interests: Latin america, parks and envirnonmental preservation, political geography

david szpakowski

David Szpakowski
Ph.D. Student
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
Ph.D. Student
Texas State University, Master of Science, Geography, 2016
Office:  ELA 393
Phone:  512.245.0325
Email:   jv1284@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  Geomorphology - mountain environments, physical geography

Joy Wang

Joy (Xujiao) Wang
Ph.D. Student
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

delorean wiley

Delorean Wiley
Master's Student
Texas A&M University, Bachelor of Science, Agribusiness, 2007
Office: ELA 386
Phone: 512.245.8642
Email: dsw76@txstate.edu
Research Interests: Fermented landscapes