Graduate Students

Graduate Students

Tamee Albrecht

Ph.D. Student

Graduate Research Associate

  • Water resources geography
  • Science-policy interface
  • Transboundary water

Talia Anderson

Ph.D. Student

Graduate Research Assistant

Sophia Borgias

Ph.D. Candidate

  • Water conflicts
  • Law
  • Indigenous rights
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Michael Brasher

Ph.D. Candidate

Graduate Assistant

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James Cunningham

M.A. Student

  • Climate change adaptation
  • Global change ecology
  • Environmental governance
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Julia Davies

Ph.D. Candidate

  • Climate change adaptation
  • Agriculture
  • Urban food security
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Alison Elder

Ph.D. Student

Graduate Research Assistant

Lauren Fritzsche

Ph.D. Student

  • Refugee resettlement
  • Place and place-making
  • Identity and belonging

Fiona Gladstone

Ph.D Candidate

  • Food systems
  • Political ecology and economy
  • Critical pedagogy

Robert Hibberd

Ph.D. Student

Graduate Research Assistant

  • Urban geography and planning
  • GIS
  • Regional and economic development

Joey Iuliano

Ph.D. Candidate

Graduate Teaching Associate

  • Urban planning
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Richard Johnson

Ph.D. Candidate

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Nupur Joshi

Ph.D. Candidate

Graduate Research Assistant

  • International development
  • Urban environmental health
  • Gender and climate vulnerability

Eden Kinkaid

Ph.D. Student

  • Rural change
  • Development
  • Agarian identities

Jed Kinnison

Ph.D. Candidate

  • Colonial studies
  • Critical race theory
  • International human rights
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Aaron Krupp

M.A. Student

  • Water governance
  • Water policy
  • Participatory decision making

Emma Lawlor

Ph.D. Student

  • political ecology of health
  • Labor geography
  • Environmental history

Kang San Lee

Ph.D. Student

  • Remote sensing
  • Wildfire

Elena Louder

Ph.D. Candidate

  • political ecology of health
  • Labor geography
  • Environmental history

Diego Martinez-Lugo

M.A. Student

Graduate Assistant

  • Critical race theory
  • Political ecology
  • Climate justice
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Dugan Meyer

Ph.D. Student

Research Assistant

  • Political geography
  • Cultural geography
  • Urban geography
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Taylor Miller

Ph.D. Candidate

  • Colonial/postcolonial theory
  • Urban geography
  • Political geography of the contemporary Middle East and Mediterranean
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Megan Mills-Novoa

Ph.D. Candidate

  • Climate change adaptation
  • Water governance
  • Food systems

Özlem Ayse Özgür

Ph.D. Candidate

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  • Political geography
  • Economic Geography
  • Film geography

Katrina Pietromica

M.A. Student

Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Critical geographies of education
  • Place-making
  • Compulsory schools

Bokjin Roh

Ph.D. Student

  • Urban resilience
  • Urban risk governance
  • Extreme weather events
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Padmendra Shrestha

Ph.D. Student

  • Water and energy policy
  • Adaptation and resilience
  • Environmental governance

Shelby Smith

Ph.D. Candidate

  • Socio-spatial theory
  • Urban and state theory
  • Sanctuary cities
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Elisa Sperandio

Ph.D. Student

Teaching Assistant

  • Migration
  • Borders
  • Citizenship and belonging

Tom Stieve

Ph.D. Student

Thomas Sullivan

Ph.D. Student

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Leland Sutter

Ph.D. Student

  • Soil carbon and water flux
  • Pedology
  • Ecosystem Ecology

WIll Tintor

Ph.D. Student

Graduate Research Assistant

Nathan Treacy

M.A. Student

Teaching Assistant

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Georgia Weiss-Elliott

M.A. Student

Graduate Research Assistant

  • U.S.-Mexico border
  • Geospatial visualization
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Andrew Zimmer

Ph.D. Student

Graduate Research Assistant