Affiliate Faculty

Heidi Brown

Associate Professor, Epidemiology and Biostatistics Division

  • Vector-borne disease
  • Spatial epidemiology
  • Climate change and health
Drachman Hall A249
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Bonnie Colby

Professor, Agricultural and Resource Economics

  • Natural Resource & Environmental Economics
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Benedict Colombi

Professor, American Indian Studies

  • Indigenous resource management
  • Sustainability
  • Globalization
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Michael Crimmins

Professor and Climate Science Extension Specialist, Department of Soil, Water and Environmental Science

  • Applied climatology
  • Climate and natural resources management
  • Climate extremes-droughts/floods/wildfires
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Jonathan Jae-an Crisman

Assistant Professor, Public & Applied Humanities

Harvill 239B

Kacey Ernst

Professor, Epidemiology and Biostatistics Division

  • Border health and environmental health
  • Epidemiology and infectious disease
  • Disease prevention and global health
Drachman Hall A246

Oliver Froehling

Director of the UA summer program in Oaxaca and Director of SURCO Servicios Universitarios y Redes de Conocimientos en Oaxaca AC

  • Political ecology
  • Non-governmental organizations
  • Digital media
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Gregg Garfin

Associate Professor, School of Natural Resources and the Environment

Associate Extension Specialist

  • Climate adaptation and sustainability
  • Global change management
  • Watershed management
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Kathy Jacobs

Professor, Environmental Science

Director, Center for Climate Adaptation Science and Solutions (CCASS)

  • Water policy
  • Connecting science and decision-making
  • Stakeholder engagement
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DeMarcus Jenkins

Assistant Professor, Educational Policy Studies and Practice

  • Black Geographies
  • Indigenous/Decolonial Geographies
  • Critical geographies of education
College of Education, Room 228
Jamie Lee

Jamie Lee

Assistant Professor, Digital Culture, Information, and Society in the School of Information

  • Archival studies
  • Storytelling/Digital storytelling & oral history
  • Theory of the body/embodiment

Stuart Marsh

Professor and Associate Director, School of Natural Resources and the Environment

  • Land use and land cover change
  • Remote sensing
  • Application of Geospatial Technologies to Environmental Studies
Daniel Martinez

Daniel E. Martínez

Assistant Professor, Sociology

  • Unauthorized migration and deportation
  • Migrant deaths
  • Latino/Hispanic panethnicity
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Brian Mayer

Associate Professor, Sociology

Director of Care, Health & Society

  • Medical sociology
  • Poverty
  • Public health
Social Sciences 432
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Sharon Megdal

Director, Water Resources Research Center

WRRC, 350 N. Campbell Ave  
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Gary Nabhan

Research Social Scientist, Southwest Center

Little Chapel of All Nations, Room 185
Edella Schlager

Edella Schlager

Professor, School of Government and Public Policy

  • Institutional analysis
  • Multi-level governance
  • Water policy/politics
Social Sciences 317
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Paul Sheppard

Associate Professor, UA Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research

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Jill Williams

Associate Research Professor & Director of the Women in Science and Engineering Program, Southwest Institute for Research on Women

  • Contemporary border enforcement practices
  • Operation of state sovereignty
  • Development of political and social subjectivities.
202a GWS Building, 925 N. Tyndall Ave.