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Daria Andrievskikh
Ph.D. Student
Binghamton University, Master of Arts, Environmental and Resource Management, 2017
Office: ELA 349
Phone: 245-8998
Email: d_a292@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  Sustainable development, human environmental interactions, cultural landscape, gis, remote sensing

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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

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Lorenzo Carrillo
Master's Student
Texas State University, Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, 2018
Office: Meadows Center
Email: lwc27@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  Environmental policy, parks and protected areas

 

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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

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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
 

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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

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Joshua Hodge
Ph.D. Student
University of North Texas, Master of Science, Applied Geography, 2016
Office: ELA 399
Phone: 512.245.0341
Email: jbh113@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  Coastal geomorphology, sedimentation processes, hurricane impacts on coastal wetlands, geomorphology, climatology, mountain geography, zoogeomorphology, physical geography 

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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

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Raihan Jamil
Ph.D. Student
Louisiana State University, Master of Science, Geography, 2018
Office:  ELA 391
Phone:  512.245.1937
Email:  r_j179@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  Land use change, Human-environmental interaction, GIS, remote sensing

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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

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Mayowa Lasode
Ph.D. Student
Obafemi Awolowo University, Bachelor of Science, Geography, 2015
Office: ELA 391
Phone: 512.245.1937
Email: mkl60@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  GIScience, Environmental & Emergency Management, Natural Hazards & Mitigation, Transportation Geography.

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Alexa Lopez
Master's Student
Texas State University, Bachelor of Science, Resource and Environmental Studies, 2019
Office: ELA 379
Phone: 512.245.5586
Email: apl23@txstate.edu
Research Interests: Lidar, geomorphology
 

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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

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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

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Molly Miranker
Ph.D. Student
New York University, Master of Arts, Anthropology, 2015
Office:  ELA 392
Phone:  512.245.1934
Email:  m_m1307@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  Human rights, migration crisis at U.S.-Mexico border, forensic anthropology

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Sara Moya
Master's Student
Texas State University, BS - Resources and Environmental Studies, BA - International Studies, 2018
Office: ELA 379
Phone: 512.245.5586
Email: ssm62@txstate.edu
Research Interests: Political ecology, economic geography, biogeography, human-environmental relations, latin american studies

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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

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John Ponstingel
Ph.D. Student
Binghamton University, Master of Arts, Geography, 2017
Office: ELA 324
Phone: 512.245.6567
Email: jmp22@txstate.edu
Research Interests: Ethnic/Race policy, sustainability
 

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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

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Kaleigh Schuler
Master's Student
University of Texas at San Antonio, Bachelor of Arts, Geography, 2018
Office: ELA 386
Phone: 512.245.8642
Email: kns153@txstate.edu
Research Interests: GIS, urban planning, urban sustainability

 

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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
 

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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

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Tasnuva Udita
Ph.D. Student
University of Dhaka, Master of Science, Geography, 2018
Office: ELA 397
Phone: 512.245.0329
Email: tsu2@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  Geographic Information System, Geomorphology
 

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Ben Wang
Master's Student
Wuhan University, Bachelor of Science, Environmental Science, 2019
Office: ELA 379
Phone: 512.245.5586
Email: b_w228@txstate.edu
Research Interests: GIS, economy geography, human behavior geography

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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

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Mei Yang
Ph.D. Student
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, Master of Science, GIS, 2019
Office: ELA 397
Phone: 512.245.0329
Email: m_y71@txstate.edu
Research Interests: Medical geography, GIS

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Chijioke Anyanwu
Ph.D. Student
Ohio University, Master of Arts, Geography, 2019
Office: ELA 395
Phone: 512.245.0327
Email: cia21@txstate.edu
Research Interests: Applications of gis in environment management, gis in asset management, human-environmental interactions
 

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Khan Bin Asad
Ph.D. Student
Auburn University, Master of Science, Geography & social vulnerability, 2019
Office: ELA 395
Phone: 512.245.0327
Email: k_b501@txstate.edu
Research Interests: GIScience, data mining, human mobility and travel behavior

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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

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Yusik Choi
Ph.D. Student
Korea University, Master of Arts, Geography, 2017
Office: ELA 355
Phone: 512.245.7976
Email: y_c155@txstate.edu
Research Interests: Historical GIS, cartography, nationalism
 

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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

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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

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Sojung Huh
Ph.D. Student
Ewha Womans University, Master of Arts, Geographic Education, 2018
Office: ELA 392
Phone: 512.245.1934
Email: s_h540@txstate.edu
Research Interests: Geographic education

 

 

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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

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Carolyn Kauth
Master's Student
Texas State University, Bachelor of Arts, Resources and Environmental Studies, 2017
Office: ELA 379
Phone: 512.245.5586
Email: c_k84@txstate.edu
Research Interests: GIS, water conservation, agriculture, biogeomorphology, geovisualization

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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

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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


 

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Christina Lopez
Ph.D. Student
Texas State University, Master of Science, Geography, 2016
Office:   ELA 320
Phone:  512.245.1475
Email:   cwr41@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  Human-environment interactions, ecological intentional communities, resource conservation

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Aspen Manning
Ph.D. Student
University of Texas at San Antonio, Master of Science, Geography, 2018
Office:  ELA 355
Phone:  512.245.7976
Email:   abj1@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  Biogeography, riparian restoration

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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

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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
 

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Shayne O'Brien
Ph.D. Student
Fort Hays State University, Master of Science, Geography, 2018
Office:  ELA 362
Phone:  512.245.1937
Email:  sro41@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  Atmospheric drivers of arctic change

 

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Andrea "Andy" Pinon
Ph.D. Student
Texas State University, Master of Science, Geography, 2018
Office: ELA 393
Phone: 512.245.0325
Email: a_p306@txstate.edu
Research Interests: Gorilla zoogeomorphology in Africa

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Sonia Preisser
Master's Student
University of Sydney, Master of Arts, Development Studies, 2011
Office: ELA 386
Phone: 512.245.8642
Email: sip13@txstate.edu
Research Interests: Natural hazards, emergency management & development, environmental management & development

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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

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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

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Heather Swienton
Master's Student
Texas A&M University, Bachelor of Science, GIST, 2018
Office: ELA 386
Phone: 512.245.8642
Email: has41@txstate.edu
Research Interests: Cartography, geovisualization, geology

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Mandy Truman
Master's Student
Sam Houston State University, Bachelor of Science, Geography, 2019
Office: ELA 386
Phone: 512.245.8642
Email: m_t448@txstate.edu
Research Interests: Human, environment

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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
 

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Delorean Wiley
Ph.D. 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
 

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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