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Faculty Research and Accomplishments

Faculty Publications and Grants
Faculty Awards

Current and Retired Faculty

Teaching Faculty Specialization Contact

 Austin Beahm

 Lecturer

 M.A. CSULB, 2009

cultural geography, political ecology, international topics -Central & South America

 email

PH1-211

Hyowon Ban

Assistant Professor

Ph.D. Ohio State, 2009

cartography, geovisualization, GIS, uncertain urban concepts, modelling of exurbanization

email

webpage

PH1 – 206

Norman Carter

Lecturer

ABD, SDSU/UCSB

urban geography, transportation, cartography, GIS, human geography, US and Canada, geographic education

email

webpage

PH1 – 213

James R. Curtis

Professor

Ph.D., UCLA, 1978

cultural and urban geography, Latin America, US-Mexican borderlands, ethnic diversity in the US

email

webpage

PH1 – 221

Suzanne Dallman

Associate Professor & Undergraduate Advisor

Ph.D, UCLA, 2001

watersheds, hydrology, physical geography, environmental geography, water resource policy, sustainability

email

webpage

PH1 – 212

Tom D. Frazier

Lecturer

ABD, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Urban geography, political geography, North America, Europe, international development

email

webpage

PH1 – 229

Christine L. Jocoy

Associate Professor

Ph.D., Penn State, 2004

homelessness and mobility, economic geography, urban geography, globalization, regional restructuring, learning theory in corporate decision-making

email

webpage

PH1 – 226

Paul Laris

Professor and

Department Chair

Ph.D., Clark, 2002

cultural and political ecology, remote sensing, global environmental change, landscape ecology, Africa

email

webpage

PH1 – 210C

Unna Lassiter

Lecturer

Ph.D., USC, 2000

political, cultural, and historical geography, expatriate migration, urban geography, environmental issues, the Middle East, Europe

email

webpage

PH1 – 213

Linna Li

Assistant Professor

Ph.D., UC, Santa Barbara, 2010

GIScience, urban GIS, spatial analysis, geographic data quality

email

webpage

PH1 – 229

Christopher Tom Lee

Professor

Ph.D. Univ. of Arizona, 1990

Remote sensing, GIS, hazards, physical geography

email

webpage

PH1 – 203

Michael McDaniel

Lecturer

J.D. and M.B.A., UCLA, 1985

M.A., CSULB, 2005

historical geography, GIS, economic geography, planning, U.S. and Canada

email

webpage

PH1 – 229

David A. Pepper

Lecturer

Ph.D., LSU, 2000

physical geography, coastal geomorphology, climatology

email

webpage

PH1 – 215

Christine M. Rodrigue

Professor and

Director, Environmental Science and Policy

Ph.D., Clark, 1987

hazards, quantitative analysis, environment, biogeography

email

webpage

PH1 – 233

Michael Shensky

Lecturer, Geography Lab Manager

M.A., CSU Fullerton, 2013

GIS, enterprise GIS, cartography, web map design

email

webpage

PH1 – 229

Dmitrii Sidorov

Associate Professor

Ph.D., Minnesota, 1998

urban geography, cultural geography, political geography, historical geography, the geography of religion, and Russia and the former USSR

email

webpage

PH1 – 225

Deborah Thien

Associate Professor and Graduate Advisor

Affiliated Faculty, Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Ph.D., Edinburgh, 2005

feminist geography; emotion, health and well-being in rural, remote and/or northern places; feminist and cultural theory; qualitative methodologies

email

webpage

PH1 – 224

Suzanne P. Wechsler

Associate Professor

Ph.D. SUNY, 2000

GIS, spatial analysis, non-point source pollution, hydrology, physical geography

email

webpage

PH1 – 207

Angela Wranic

Lecturer

ABD, Texas State, San Marcos

composite learning objects, geographic education, physical geography, environmental science, and world regional geography

email

webpage

PH1 – 215

 

Retired Faculty
Specialization
Contact

Molly Debysingh

Professor Emerita

Ph.D., Syracuse, 1970

Cultural geography, political geography, international development, South and Southeast Asia, Latin America

email

webpage

Vincent Del Casino

Professor Emeritus Jr.

Ph.D. Kentucky, 2000

Social geography, medical geography, social theory and Southeast Asia.

Resident curmudgeon!

webpage

Frank Gossette

Professor Emeritus

Ph.D. UCLA, 1980

GIS, computer cartography, geographic analysis, urban-economic geography, Europe, and East Asia

email

webpage

Edward Karabenick

Professor Emeritus

Ph.D. U. of Michigan, 1962

Urban geography, North Africa, Middle East, Europe

email

webpage

John Kimura

Professor Emeritus

Ph.D., Tokyo Toritsu

climatology and meteorology, East Asia

email

webpage

Richard Outwater

Professor Emeritus

Ph.D. Minnesota, 1974

Urban geography, Southern California, urban studies

email

webpage

Joel Splanksy

Professor Emeritus

Ph.D., UCLA, 1971

Cultural, environmental management, travel and tourism, Sub-Saharan Africa, California, methods of landscape analysis

email

webpage

Judith Tyner

Professor Emerita

Ph.D., UCLA, 1974

Cartography, historical cartography, cartographic design, map and air photo interpretation

email

webpage

Jean D. Wheeler

Professor Emerita

Ph.D., UCLAS, 1971

Pacific Ocean area, biogeography, U.S. and Canada, teaching methods, and organizing bicycle tours

email

webpage

James Woods

Retired FT Lecturer

M.A., CSULB

Cartography, geographic information systems

email

webpage