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
Toby Applegate, Ph.D. Geography, Rutgers University, 2014, Lecturer. Human Geography, migrants & refugees, economic geography. Europe. Click here for Toby Applegate’s webpage.
Forrest J. Bowlick, Ph.D., Geography, Texas A&M University, 2016. Lecturer. GIS, Geographic Education. Click here for Forrest Bowlick’s Geosciences webpage and here for Forrest Bowlick’s Environmental Conservation webpage. Click here to read about Forrest’s exciting new project.
Britt Crow-Miller, Ph.D., Geography, University of California-Los Angelos, 2013. Senior Lecturer. Human geography, sustainability, sustainability education, environmental politics, political geography. Click here for Britt Crow-Miller’s Geosciences webpage and here for Britt Crow-Miller’s Environmental Conservation webpage.
Piper Gaubatz, Ph.D., University of California-Berkeley, 1989, Professor; Geography Program Head; Undergraduate Advisor. Urban, environmental history, China, Japan, United States. Click here for Piper Gaubatz’ webpage.
Seda Şalap–Ayça, Ph.D., University of California-Santa Barbara and San Diego State University, 2018. Lecturer. GIST, spatially explicit uncertainty-sensitivity analysis methods for land-use models. Click here for Seda Şalap–Ayça’s webpage.
Eric Thomas, Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 2020, Lecturer. Environmental Anthropology, Political Ecology, Resource Frontiers, Aquaculture, Fisheries, Coastal Development. Click here for Eric Thomas’s Geoscience’s webpage and here for Eric Thomas’s Environmental Conservation webpage.
Eve Vogel, Ph.D. Oregon, 2007, Associate 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.
Ted White, PhD, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2013.
Morgan Carney, MS Sustainability Science, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2019, MSc in Creative Writing from the University of Edinburgh; MS Geography candidate University of Massachusetts Amherst.
Jacob Chamberlain, ABD Geography, Clark University.
Kavarra Corr, ABD Geosciences/Geography, University of Massachusetts Amherst.
Leo Hwang, Assistant Academic Dean of the College of Natural Science University of Massachusetts Amherst, PhD, Geography/Geosciences, 2016.
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.
Michael Ash, Professor and Department Chair, Economics. Click here for Michael Ash’ webpage.
Paul Barten, Professor, Department of Environmental Conservation. Click here for Paul Barten’s webpage.
Bethany Bradley, Assistant Professor, Environmental Conservation. Click here for Bethany Bradley’s webpage.
Carey Clouse, Assistant Professor, Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning. Click here for Carey Clouse’ webpage.