Below is a directory of current graduate students in the Geography Department.
|Eloisa Berman- Arévalo
BSc UMass-Amherst; MSc Univ. of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Political mobilization, land/ territory, identities, agrarian change, Latin America
B. S., Tribhuvan Univ., Nepal; M.A., Purbanchal Univ., Nepal
Human-Environment Interactions, Land Use Land Cover Change, Geospatial Analysis, Community Based Climate Change Adaptation
B.S., M.A., University of Notre Dame
Political economy, commons, peace and conflict studies, social theory
B.S., University of South Carolina
Human-Environment Interactions, Climate Change, GIS, Mapping Policies, Land Use Conflicts, Development, Indonesia
B.A., UNC-Chapel Hill
Climatology, meteorology, GIS, health geography
BA, Oberlin College.
Rural spaces, urbanization, oral history, action research, race and class in the American South
B.E. in Remote Sensing science and Technology, Wuhan Univ.
Remote Sensing, climate change & LULC impacts on ecosystem, human-nature interactions, laser scanning data.
B.S., University of Minnesota
Research keywords: China, human-environment interaction, land use change.
B.A, M.S, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Health Geography/ Disease Ecology, Spatial Epidemiology, GIS, Landscape genetics, Spatial Statistics.
|Angélica María Gómez
B.S. Universidad de Antioquia, B.S. Institución Universitaria de Envigado, M.S. Universidad de Antioquia
Hydrology, Critical Zone Processes, Tropical Regions, GIS.
|Fredy R. Grefa
B.S., Universidad San Francisco de Quito; M.A., Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; M.C.R.P.,UNC-CH
Environmental Planning, Urban and Regional Planning, Climate Change, Carbon Trade, Natural Resources Management, Indigenous Peoples, Amazon Region, Governance.
M.A., Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai and BSL LLB , Indian Law Society’s (ILS) Law College, Pune
Human geography, Feminist Geography, Gender, and Law.
BA at University of Arizona
Cultural and human geography, military bases, Philippines
B.S., M.S. – Texas A&M University
Climate modeling, large-scale climate dynamics, water resources, climate variability, paleoclimate, monsoons
B.A. Brandeis University
Demography, Population-Environment Interactions, Migration
B.S. UNC-CH with Highest Honors
Biogeography, Invasion Ecology, Ecological Modeling, GIS, Community Ecology, Landscape Ecology, Statistical Methods
B.A., Grinnell College
Health geography, infectious disease, GIS modeling, spatial analytics, human-environment interactions
B.A., Columbia Univ. M.Sc., Univ.of Montpellier II, Univ. of Groningen
Agroecosystems, complex adaptive systems, conservation, ecology, evolution, human-environment interactions, Galapagos, Ecuador.
BA,Univ. of Florida,MLIS, Florida State Univ.,MA, Univ. of Florida
Political ecology, gender and climate change, post-development, feminist methodologies, environmental justice, Mexico, Guatemala.
BS College of William & Mary
GIS, water resources, land cover/land use change, ecohydrology
B.A., Columbia University; M.A., Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales – Ecuador
Political economy of development, political ecology, agrarian studies, social mobilization, ethnography, Latin America
B.A., Carleton University, Canada; Graduate Certificate in GIS., NCSU
Science Studies, Cultural Geography, GIS
M.S. with Distinction, the University of New Mexico; B.A., Columbia University
Ethnobotany, Ecology, Actor-Network Theory, Human-Environment Interactions, Conservation, Rural Livelihoods, Indigenous People
B.S., M.S., Texas A&M University
Energy geography, fracking, political-economy/ecology, hydrocarbon governance, Texas
B.A., Grinnell College
Cultural geography, social theory, biopower, spaces of resistance, postcolonial feminism, Sri Lanka
|Devran Koray Ocal
B.A., Kocaeli University; M.A., Istanbul Technical University
Human geography, Transnational Muslims, Turkey
B.A., The University of Alabama
Political Ecology, Climate Politics, Environmental Humanities, Critical development studies
B.A., Trinity University
Urban Geography, housing policy & Low Income Tax Credit Housing, politics of the everyday.
B.E., Wuhan University
Remote sensing of vegetation, ecosystem modeling, land use land cover change, coupled human-environment systems.
B.A., University of KwaZulu-Natal; MSc, University of Edinburgh
Social geography, Internationalization of higher education, Youth Geographies, Feminist Geographies
|Charles Isaac Scaife
B.S., UNC at Chapel Hill
Hydrologic and land use change modeling in urbanizing watersheds; green infrastructure; ecohydrological processes.
B.A., New College of Florida
Land degradation, food security, Haiti, political ecology, science and technology studies .
|Karly Roya Schmidt
B.S., M.S. Indiana University
Dendroclimatology, hydroclimate, water resources, paleoclimate, streamflow
B.S., Elon University
Hydrology, Ecology, Biogeochemical fluxes, Climate change
Segregation, oral history, infrastructure and advocacy
B.A., Florida International University
Social/labor movements, critical social theory, Latin America, political geography, participatory action research