Ph.D. Students

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Talia Anderson

Ph.D. Student

Graduate Research Assistant

  • Climate variability & change
  • Dendrochronology
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Michael Brasher

Ph.D. Candidate

Graduate Assistant

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Nick Chun

Ph.D. Student

  • Population geography
  • GIS
  • Social justice
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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

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Lauren Fritzsche

Ph.D. Student

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

Fiona Gladstone

Ph.D Candidate, minor in Global Change

  • Food systems
  • Political ecology and economy
  • Critical pedagogy
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Robert Hibberd

Ph.D. Student

Graduate Research Assistant

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

Ph.D. Candidate

Graduate Research Assistant

  • Urban water governance and environmental health
  • International development
  • Stakeholder engagement
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Eden Kinkaid

Ph.D. Student

  • Political ecology; agriculture and food systems
  • Socio-spatial theory
  • Human geography

Emma Lawlor

Ph.D. Student

  • political ecology of health
  • Critical agrarian studies
  • Central America

Kang San Lee

Ph.D. Student

  • Remote sensing
  • Wildfire
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Kai Lepley

Ph.D. Student

  • Regenerative agriculture
  • Equitable clean energy
  • International development
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Elena Louder

Ph.D. Student

  • Political ecology
  • Energy transitions
  • Biodiversity conservation
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Dugan Meyer

Ph.D. Student

Research Assistant

  • Political geography
  • Cultural geography
  • Urban geography

Özlem Ayse Özgür

Ph.D. Candidate

Multimedia Design Specialist

  • Political geography
  • Economic Geography
  • Film geography
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Sofia Rodriguez McGoffin

Ph.D. Candidate

  • Political ecologies of water and hydrosocial natures
  • Social and environmental justice
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Padmendra Shrestha

Ph.D. Student

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

Ph.D. Student

Teaching Assistant

  • Migration
  • Borders
  • Citizenship and belonging
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Joshua Steele

Ph.D. Student

  • Cultural geography
  • Historical Geography
  • Borderlands Geography

Thomas Sullivan

Ph.D. Student

Senior Coordinator

Honors Village 1074

Leland Sutter

Ph.D. Student

  • Soil carbon and water flux
  • Pedology
  • Ecosystem Ecology
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Timothy M. Thomure, PE

Ph.D. Student

City of Tucson Interim Assistant City Manager

  • Water resources planning and policy
  • Colorado River management and negotiation
  • Climate change adaptation in the water sector
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Will Tintor

Ph.D. Student

Graduate Research Assistant

Yinan Zhang

Ph.D. Student

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Andrew Zimmer

Ph.D. Student

Graduate Research Assistant