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hilary ansah

Hilary Ansah
Ph.D. Student
University of North Texas, Master of Science, Geography, 2021
Office: ELA 392
Phone: 512.245.1934
Email:  tsm111@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  urban development, gis

 

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Priyanjali Bose
Master's Student
Master of Science, Water Policy and Governance, Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) Mumbai, India, 2018
Office: ELA 379
Phone: 512.245.5586
Email:  fns21@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  Geospatial analysis, political ecology, natural resource management, climate change studies for vulnerable groups

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Chikodinaka Ekeanyanwu (Nakki)
Master's Student
Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Geology, 2015
Office: ELA 379
Phone: 512.245.5586
Email: cve9@txstate.edu
Research Interests: GIS, applications in geohazard mitigation and construction

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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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Tighernan Juarez Murphy
Master's Student
Texas State University, Bachelor of Science, 2020
Office:  ELA 386
Phone:  512.245.8642
Email:  tgj16@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  biogeography, physical geography, environmental geography

 

jinli liu

Jinli Liu
Ph.D. Student
Texas Southern University, Master of Science, 2021
Office: ELA 397
Email: j_l848@txstate.edu
Research Interests: emergency evacuation, urban planning



 

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Aidan Mclendon
Ph.D. Student
Texas State University, Master of Science, Geography, 2019
Office: ELA 390
Phone: 512.245.1939
Email: akm63@txstate.edu
Research Interests: avian zoogeomorphology, desert landscapes
 

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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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Ally Schlandt
Master's Student
Texas State University, Bachelor of Science, 2019
Office: ELA 386
Phone: 512.245.8642
Email: ahs36@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  fluvial processes, water resources, gis

 

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Danielle Smilovsky
Ph.D. Student
Arizona State University, GIS, 2012
Office: ELA 393
Phone: 512.245.0325
Email: xle4@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  gis and remote sensing technology

 

Elise Thompson

Elise Thompson
Master's Student
Texas State University, Bachelor of Science, 2019
Office: ELA 386
Phone: 512.245.8642
Email: ebt9@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  climate/hazard induced migration, extreme weather events, climate
 

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Madeline Wade
Masters Student
University of Oklahoma, B.S. in Environmental Studies, B.A.  in Psychology, 2020
Office: ELA 379
Phone: 512.245.5586
Email: m_w466@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  water resources, human-nature relationships

 

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Xiu Wu
Ph.D. Student
Wuhan University, Master of Science, 2006
Office: ELA 392
Email: x_w10@txstate.edu
Research Interests: environmental sustainability, spatial-temporal data modeling

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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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Michael Boyles
Ph.D. Student
Texas Tech University, Master of Arts, 2017
Office: ELA 355
Phone: 512.245.7976
Email: sfc38@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  further integration of GIS into archaeology



 

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Emilee Freeman
Master's Student
Texas State University, Bachelor of Science, 2021
Office: ELA 386
Phone: 512.245.8642
Email: emf84@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  biogeography, geohazards

 

sojung huh

Sojung Huh
Ph.D. Student
Ewha Womans University, Master of Arts, Geographic Education, 2018
Office: ELA 362
Phone: 512.245.
Email: s_h540@txstate.edu
Research Interests: geographic education
 

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Andrei Kushkin
Ph.D. Student
St. Petersburg State University, Master of Arts, Geography, 2014
Office:  ELA 320
Phone:  512.245.1475
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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Jessica Meyer
Master's Student
Texas State University, Bachelor of Science, 2020
Office: ELA 386
Phone: 512.245.8642
Email: j_m1228@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  environmental hazards


 

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Christopher Pierce
Ph.D. Student
University of Northern Iowa, Master of Arts, Geography, 2018
Office:  ELA 398
Phone:  512.245.0340
Email:  cpp26@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  immigration/migration
 

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Elena Shabalina
Master’s Student
Saint-Petersburg State University, Bachelor of Science, Cartography and GIS, 2018
Office: ELA 379
Phone: 512.245.5586
Email: e_s599@txstate.edu
Research Interests: remote sensing and 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


 

mandy truman

Mandy Truman
Master's Student
Sam Houston State University, Bachelor of Science, Geography, 2019
Office: ELA 397
Phone: 512.245.0329
Email: m_t448@txstate.edu
Research Interests: human, environment

 

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Joanna Weathersby
Masters Student
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Office: ELA 
Phone: 512.245.xxxx
Email: j_w11@txstate.edu
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Grayson Wylie
Ph.D. Student
Texas A&M University, Master of Science, 2019
Office: ELA 388
Email:  nqe1@txstate.edu
Research Interests: gis, remote sensing

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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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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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Najmeh Heidarian
PhD Student
Islamic Azad University, Masters Degree, Geography and Tourism Planning, 2015
Office: ELA 379
Email: n_h199@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  echo tourism, environmental, tourism marketing
 

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Mogahid Hussein
Ph.D. Student
Sudan University of Science and Technology, Master of Science, Geography, 2018
Office: ELA 324
Phone: 512.245.6567
Email:  m_h308@txstate.edu
Research Interests: resource and environmental studies
 

mayowa lasode

Mayowa Lasode
Ph.D. Student
Obafemi Awolowo University, Bachelor of Science, Geography, 2015
Office: ELA 394
Phone: 512.245.0326
Email: mkl60@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  GIScience, environmental & emergency management, natural hazards & mitigation, transportation geography

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Aspen Manning
Ph.D. Student
University of Texas at San Antonio, Master of Science, Geography, 2018
Office:  ELA 399
Phone:  512.245.0341
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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Andrea "Andy" Pinon
Ph.D. Student
Texas State University, Master of Science, Geography, 2018
Office: ELA 396
Phone: 512.245.0328
Email: a_p306@txstate.edu
Research Interests: gorilla zoogeomorphology in Africa
 

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Chayanika Singh
Ph.D. Student
Master's in Urban Planning, School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi, India, 2006
Office: ELA 360
Email: c_s618@txstate.edu
Research Interests: GIS, spatial modelling, public health, urban planning

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Nika Teiler
Ph.D. Student
Texas State University, Master of Science, 2021
Office: ELA 390
Phone: 512.245.1939
Email: v_t83@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  cartography, map design, geovisualization

 

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Tasnuva Udita
Ph.D. Student
University of Dhaka, Master of Science, Geography, 2018
Office: ELA 351
Phone: 512.245.2957
Email: tsu2@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  geographic information system, geomorphology

 

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Rikki Weaver Lewis
Ph.D. Student
Texas State University, Bachelor of Science, 2017
Office: ELA 379
Phone: 512.245.5586
Email: rmw88@txstate.edu
Research Interests: geochemistry, soils, land management, climate change


 

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Mei Yang
Ph.D. Student
Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi, Master of Science, 2019
Office: ELA 349
Phone: 512.245.8998
Email: m_y71@txstate.edu
Research Interests: GIS, public health, health geography

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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

 

kevin colgan

Kevin Colgan
Master's 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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Callie High
Master's Student
Texas State University, Bachelor of Science, 2020
Office: ELA 386
Phone: 512.245.8642
Email: cnh88@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  water resources, environmental planning

 

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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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Keenon Lindsey
Master's Student
Stephen F. Austin State University, Bachelor of Science, 2020
Office:  ELA 379
Phone:  512.245.5586
Email:  twi5@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  gis population geography, sustainable urban development

 

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Kathryn McDaniel
Master's 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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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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Matthew Ruiz
Ph.D. 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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Aksel Sjogren
Master's 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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Binay Thapa
Ph.D. Student
Kathmando University School of Arts, Masters of Science, 2017
Office: ELA 395
Phone: 512.245.0327
Email: bjt83@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  climate change and marginalized communities, natural resources management, environmental social sciences

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Bren Vander Weil
Ph.D. Student
University of Nebraska, Bachelor of Science, 2021
Office: ELA 391
Phone: 512.245.1937
Email: pib11@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  geographic education, frequency and distribution of climate change education, study abroad programs

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Delorean Wiley
Ph.D. Student
Texas State University, Masters of Science, Sustainability Studies, 2019
Phone: 512.245.1934
Email: dsw76@txstate.edu
Research Interests:  social and environmental justice in fermented spaces, participatory action research, material and human interactions

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Michelle Zelenka
Ph.D. Student
Saint Edwards University, Bachelor of Arts, 2020
Office: ELA 386
Phone: 512.245.8642
Email: mmz17@txstate.edu
Research Interests: urban planning, environmental geography