Alumni

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Laurel Bellante
Assistant Professor and Director, Food Studies Degree; Assistant Director, The Center for Regional Food Studies, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Email: bellante@email.arizona.edu
Laurel Bellante, Ph.D., is assistant professor and director of the B.A. in Food Studies and the assistant director of the Center for Regional Food Studies (CRFS) at the University of Arizona. She is a human-environment geographer specializing in food justice, global environmental change,...
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Melanie Colavito
PhD Graduate
Email: mcm2@email.arizona.edu
I am a PhD candidate in the School of Geography and Development at the University of Arizona. I have a minor in Remote Sensing and Spatial Analysis and graduate certificates in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and College Teaching. I recently finished a stint as a Teaching Associate for the...
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Georgia Davis
Instructional Applications Support Specialist
Email: georgiac@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-626-6804
Office: Manuel Pacheco ILC, Room 103
After 12 years in journalism as a documentary producer, network radio bureau chief, political reporter, and public television news director, I joined the School of Geography and Development to pursue a PhD in medical geography. My current scholarly work pulls from health geography, medical...
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Miriam Gay-Antaki
PhD Candidate
Email: mgayantaki@email.arizona.edu
Office: ENR2 N592
I am a PhD candidate at the Universtiy of Arizona in the School of Geography and Development. My work focuses on human-environment relations, drawing from the frameworks of political ecology and feminist geography.  I use these frameworks to understand the ways in which societal structures shape...
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Christina Greene
Email: cgreene@email.arizona.edu
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Lily House-Peters
Email: lily.housepeters@csulb.edu
Assistant Professor of Sustainability Science, Department of Geography
Resilience Commitment Coordinator,...
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Marissa Isaak
Email: misaak@email.arizona.edu
Marissa is a Ph.D. candidate in Geography with special interests in water governance, political geography, political ecology, science and technology studies, and the Middle East.  She is now conducting field research toward her dissertation.  In previous...
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Ran Li
Email: ranli@email.arizona.edu
My primary interests are: spatial opitmization, space-time geography and GIS.
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Jesse Minor
Assistant Professor of Geography, University of Maine at Farmington
Email: jesse.minor@maine.edu
TEL: 207 778-7443
Office: Roberts Learning Center #316
Forest ecology; disturbance in forests and woodlands; fire history; dendroecology; political ecology; sociology of scientific knowledge Jesse Minor on Research Gate and...
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Roy Petrakis
Email: rpetraki@email.arizona.edu
Email: rpetraki@email.arizona.edu Researching the effect of land cover/land use change on water security in arid regions of North and South America. 
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Katherine G. Sammler
Assistant Professor
Email: ksammler@gmail.com
Assistant professor in the department of Global Studies & Maritime Affairs, California State University Maritime in Vallejo, CA.
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Emilie Schur
M.A. Student/ Graduate Research Assistant
Email: schur@email.arizona.edu
Office: ENR2 N527
I am a second year human-environment geographer interested in groundwater governance, political ecology, and Latin America. This summer I conducted my thesis research on the US-Mexico border. I assessed water security in two, rural communities who are mutually dependent on a transboundary aquifer...
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Ian Shaw
Postdoctoral Research Associate-University of Glasgow
Email: Ian.Shaw.2@glasgow.ac.uk
My research interests span three main areas: (1) ontology and politics – especially as read through the philosophy of Alain Badiou and Graham Harman; (2) the intersections between politics and popular culture, notably in video games; (3) the spatialities and politics of U.S.-led drone warfare...
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Zachary Sugg
Email: zsugg@email.arizona.edu
I am a water resource geographer interested generally in groundwater governance, especially in the western U.S.
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