The UMass geography faculty community consists of core geography faculty, visiting scholars, lecturers, continuing education instructors, UMass faculty affiliates, adjunct faculty and emeritus faculty.

Core Geography Faculty

Piper Gaubatz, Ph.D., California-Berkeley, 1989, Professor; Geography Program Head; Undergraduate Advisor. Urban, environmental history, China, Japan, United States. Click here for Piper Gaubatz’ webpage.


Stan Stevens photo Stan Stevens, Ph.D., California-Berkeley, 1989, Senior Lecturer; Graduate Program Director. Political ecology, cultural ecology, Indigenous studies, post-colonial studies, environmental history, environmental and conservation issues, protected areas, indigenous peoples. Click here for Stan Stevens’ webpage.


Eve Vogel, Ph.D. Oregon, 2007, Assistant Professor. Political and environmental geography, river governance, human-environmental history Click here for Eve Vogel’s webpage.


Qian Yu, Ph.D., California-Berkeley, 2005, Associate Professor. GIScience, remote sensing, spatial modeling, biogeography Click here for Qian Yu’s webpage.


Visiting Faculty, Lecturers and Continuing Education Instructors Applegate

Toby Applegate, Ph.D. Rutgers University, 2014, Lecturer.


s_fitzgerald  Sean Fitzgerald, ABD, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Continuing Education





YHSun  Yonghua Sun, Ph.D, Capital Normal University, China, 2010.  Visiting Scholar.



White-Ted   Ted White, PhD, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2013. Continuing Education.



UMass Geography Faculty Affiliates Affiliate faculty from other UMass departments participate in the UMass Geography community, serve on student advising and examination committees, and facilitate Geography students’ enrollment in their courses when appropriate.

Ash  Michael Ash, Professor and Department Chair, Economics. Click here for Michael Ash’ webpage.



Paul-Barten-Feb-2013-238x300  Paul Barten, Professor, Department of Environmental Conservation.  Click here for Paul Barten’s webpage.



bradley  Bethany Bradley, Assistant Professor, Environmental Conservation. Click here for Bethany Bradley’s webpage.



Clouse  Carey Clouse, Assistant Professor, Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning. Click here for Carey Clouse’ webpage.



Emiliana Cruz, Assistant Professor, Anthropology.




Glassberg psd  David Glassberg, Professor, History Click here for David Glassberg’s webpage.



Hamin E  Elisabeth Hamin, Professor and Chair, Landscape Architecture & Regional Planning. Click here for Elisabeth Hamin’s webpage.



Mark_Hamin  Mark Hamin, Senior Lecturer, Landscape Architecture & Regional Planning. Click here for Mark Hamin’s webpage.



OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA  Krista Harper, Associate Professor, Anthropology.  Click here for Krista Harper’s webpage.



Heim  Carol Heim, Professor, Economics. Click here for Carol Heim’s webpage.



Milman  Anita Milman, Assistant Professor, Environmental Conservation. Click here for Anita Milman’s webpage.



Flavia_Montenegro-Menezes  Flavia Montenegro-Menezes, Assistant Professor,  Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning. Click here for Flavia Montenegro-Menezes’ webpage.



Page cropped  Max Page, Professor, Architecture + Design. Click here for Max Pages’ webpage.



10-8-13_Park_M_331x463  Mi-hyun Park, Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering. Click here for Mi-hyun Park’s webpage.



Ramsey-Musolf  Darrel Ramsey-Musolf, Assistant Professor, Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning. Click here for Darrel Ramsey-Musolf’s web page.



robertryan  Robert Ryan, Professor, Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning. Click here for Robert Ryan’s webpage.



schweik02  Charlie Schweik, Associate Professor, Environmental Conseration and Center for Public Policy and Administration. Click here for Charlie Schweik’s webpage.



s200_heidi-psd croppedHeidi Scott, Assistant Professor, History Click here for Heidi Scott’s webpage.



Stepanov  Alexander “Sasha” Stepanov, GIS Architect, Administration and Finance.