Contact Us


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Undergraduate program questions:

For questions regarding the undergraduate B.A., B.S., and Minor in Geography, please contact the undergraduate advisor, Professor Eve Vogel:

For questions regarding the undergraduate certificate in GIST and undergraduate honors in Geography, please contact Professor Qian Yu:


Graduate program questions:

For questions regarding the graduate M.S. and Ph.D programs, please contact the graduate advisor, Professor Qian You:

For questions regarding the one-year M.S. Concentration in GIST, please contact Professor Forrest Bowlick:

MS or Ph.D student interested in aquatic remote sensing or GIS and human mobility. Advisor: Qian Yu,

MS student interested in the intersection of climate change and migration. Open regional focus. Advisor: Toby Applegate,

MS student interested in spatial analysis, spatial modeling, spatio-temporal modeling, and spatial decision making. Advisor: Seda Şalap – Ayça,

MS student interested in the role of hydropower at the intersection of the political economy of electricity, and the ecosystems, social transformations, and/or politics of rivers and communities. Geographical focus: New England or comparative case. Advisor: Eve Vogel,

For general questions regarding graduate admissions, please contact the UMASS Graduate School:

To learn more about the Department of Geosciences, please visit the department’s web page:

The Department of Geosciences is in the College of Natural Sciences.  For more information, please visit the College web page here.

Our mailing address, phone and fax numbers are as follows:

Department of Geosciences
233 Morrill South
University of Massachusetts
627 N. Pleasant St
Amherst, MA 01003-9354 USA

Department office phone number: 413-545-2286
Department/faculty fax number: 413-545-1200