Ph.D. Students

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Talia Anderson

Ph.D. Student

Graduate Research Assistant

  • Climate variability & change
  • Dendrochronology

Elise Arellano-Thompson

Ph.D. Student

  • Climate change and hazards
  • Human-environmental interactions
  • Central America
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Michael Brasher

Ph.D. Candidate

Graduate Assistant

ENR2 S570-AA
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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
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Robert Hibberd

Ph.D. Student

Graduate Research Assistant

  • Urban geography and planning
  • GIS
  • Regional and economic development
ENR2 S595-DD

Emma Lawlor

Ph.D. Student

  • political ecology of health
  • Critical agrarian studies
  • Central America
ENR2 S595-CC

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. Candidate

  • Political ecology
  • Energy transitions
  • Biodiversity conservation
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Dugan Meyer

Ph.D. Student

Research Assistant

  • Political geography
  • Cultural geography
  • Urban geography
ENR2, S570-AA

Sayanangshu Modak

Ph.D. Student

  • Transboundary water governance
  • Social-Ecological Systems
  • Water Policy Research and Advocacy
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Padmendra Shrestha

Ph.D. Student

  • Water and energy policy
  • Adaptation and resilience
  • Environmental governance
ENR2 S595-BB
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Elisa Sperandio

Ph.D. Student

  • 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
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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