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Chijioke Anyanwu
Ph.D. Student
Ohio University, Master of Arts, Geography, 2019
Office: ELA 391
Phone: 512.245.1937
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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Kevin Colgan
Masters Student
Texas State University, Bachelors of Science, Resource and Environmental Studies, 2020
Office: ELA 388
Email: ksc111@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  Remote sensing, GIS

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Tyler Frost
Master's Student 
Texas State University, Bachelor of Science, GIS, 2019
Office: ELA 386
Email: t_f128@txstate.edu
Research Interests: Environmental management and policy, air quality, water resources
 

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Alisa Hartsell
PhD Student
Office: ELA 394
Phone: 512.245.0326A
Email: arh160@txstate.edu
Research Interest: 

 

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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 320
Phone:  512.245.1475
Email:   aei11@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  Human health
 

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Milad Mohammadalizadehkorde (Korde)
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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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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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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Aidan Mclendon
Ph.D. Student
Texas State University, Master of Science, Geography, 2019
Office: ELA 367
Email: akm63@txstate.edu
Research Interests:Avian zoogeomorphology, desert landscapes
 

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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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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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Daria Ponstingel
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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Tristan Rawlings
Masters Students
Texas State University, Bachelor of Arts, International Studies, 2019
Office: ELA 386
Phone: 512.245.8642
Email: tnr39@txstate.edu
Research Interests: Medical geography, GIS

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Elena Shabalina
Master’s Student
Saint-Petersburg State University, Bachelor of Science, Cartography and GIS, 2018
Office: ELA 385
Email: e_s599@txstate.edu
Research Interests: Remote sensing and GIS

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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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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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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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Joanna Weathersby
Masters Student
Texas State University, Bachelor of Science, Resource and Environmental Studies, 2017
Office: ELA 379
Phone: 512.245.5586
Research Interests:  Land management & stewardship

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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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Dane Atkins
Ph.D. Student
University of Northern Iowa, Master of Arts, Geography, 2018
Office: ELA 358
Phone: 512.245.4962
Email: dma122@txstate.edu
Research Interests: Human-environmental relations, transportation, urban growth

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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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Chikodinaka Ekeanyanwu (Nakki)
Masters Student
Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Geology, 2015
Email: cve9@txstate.edu
Research Interests: GIS, applications in geohazard mitigation and construction
 

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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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Jilin Hu
Ph.D. Student
University of West Florida, Master of Science, Environmental Sciences, 2020
Office: ELA 393
Phone: 512.245.0325
Email: j_h1000@txstate.edu
Research Interests: GIS, remote sensing

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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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Yanyan Liu
Ph.D. Student
University of West Florida, Master of Science, Environmental Science, 2019
Office: ELA 397
Phone: 512.245.0329
Email: y_l147@txstate.edu
Research Interests: GIS, spatial analysis

 

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Christina Lopez
Ph.D. Student
Texas State University, Master of Science, Geography, 2016
Office:   ELA 398
Phone:  512.245.0340
Email:   cwr41@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  Human-environment interactions, ecological intentional communities, resource conservation

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Kathryn McDaniel
Masters Student
Texas State University, Bachelor of Arts & International Studies, 2020
Office:  ELA 379
Phone:  512.245.5586
Email:   kmm308@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  Community forestry in Guatemala, border relations between U.S. and Mexico

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Fritz Mierow
Master’s Student
Texas State University, Bachelor of Science, Geography, 2019
Office: ELA 386
Phone: 512.245.8642
Email: flm25@txstate.edu
Research Interests: Fluvial geomorphology

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Molly Miranker
Ph.D. Student
New York University, Master of Arts, Anthropology, 2015
Office:  ELA 393
Phone:  512.245.0325
Email:  m_m1307@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  Human rights, migration crisis at U.S.-Mexico border, forensic anthropology

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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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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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Matthew Ruiz
Master’s Student
University of Northern Iowa, Bachelor of Science, Geography, Political Geography, 2019
Office: ELA 389
Phone: 512.245.1935
Email: mpr_91@txstate.edu
Research Interests: Political 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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Aksel Sjogren
Ph.D. Student
Sam Houston State University, Bachelor of Science, Geography, 2020
Office: ELA 379
Phone: 512.245.5586
Email: aps106@txstate.edu
Research Interests: Human geography, GIS

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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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Madeline Wade
Masters Student
The University of Oklahoma, Bachelor of Science, Environmental Studies, 2020 Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, 2020
Office: ELA 390
Phone: 512.245.1939
Email: m_w466@txstate.edu
Research Interests: Water resources, water behavior

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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