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Diana Liverman
Director & Regents' Professor
Email: liverman@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-1652
Office: ENR2 S437
For more and updated information please see my webpage http://liverman.faculty.arizona.edu/ Diana's research has focused on the human dimensions of global environmental change and her main research interests include climate impacts, vulnerability...
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Tamee Albrecht
PhD student/Graduate Research Associate at the Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy
Email: talbrecht@email.arizona.edu
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Robert Altschul
Professor Emeritus
Email: daltschul2@cox.net
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Kevin Anchukaitis
Associate Professor
Email: kanchukaitis@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-626-8054
Office: ENR2 S514
I am a paleoclimatologist, dendrochronologist, and earth systems geographer specializing in the reconstruction and analysis of climate variability and change over the Common Era and the interaction between past climate and human society. My research uses an array of techniques to develop and...
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Talia Anderson
M.A. Student, Graduate Research Assistant in the Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research
Email: taliaanderson@email.arizona.edu
Talia is a M.A. student in the School of Geography and Development and the Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research. For her master's research, she was awarded a Fulbright Study and Research Grant to study hydroclimate variability of wetlands in the Chilean Altiplano using tree rings and remote sensing....
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Yesenia Andrade
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Morgan Apicella
Email: mapicell@email.arizona.edu
Office: ENR2
Research Interests Political Geography, Community Organizing, Experiential Education, Rainwater Harvesting, Urban Agriculture, Microbiomes, Baking
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Mona Arora
Graduate Student
Email: manand@email.arizona.edu
FAX: 520-626-6457
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Keiron Bailey
Associate Professor
Email: kbailey@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-626-4096
FAX: 520-621-2889
Office: ENR2 S522
Normative rhetorics of inclusion, participation, collaboration and transparency permeate institutional discourses but metrics and hard data on large-scale process performance are elusive. My research focuses on high performance participatory systems and the potential contribution of collaborative...
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Sneha Balakrishnan
PhD Student
Email: snehabk@email.arizona.edu
Office: ENR2 N592
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Jeffrey Banister
Director (Southwest Center), Associate Research Social Scientist (continuing status), Editor, and Research Professor
Email: banister@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-1031
FAX: 520-621-2889
Office: ENR2 S425
Director, Associate Research Social Scientist, Associate Editor, and Associate Research Professor--Southwest Center, Journal of the Southwest, and the School of Geography and Development.
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Greg Barron-Gafford
Associate Professor & SGD Associate Director
Email: gregbg@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-548-0388
Office: ENR2 S513
Associate Professor; Biogeography and Ecosystem Science School of Geography and Development and with Biosphere 2, The University of Arizona
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Carl Bauer
Professor
Email: cjbauer@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-1917
FAX: 520-621-2889
Office: ENR2 S525
Professor, School of Geography & Development Faculty Associate, Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy.  Affiliated Faculty, Arid Lands Resource Sciences;  Center for Latin American Studies;  College of Law;  Global Change;  Institute of the Environment;  School of Government & Public...
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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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Stefano Bloch
Assistant Professor - SGD and Graduate Interdisciplinary Program in Social, Cultural, and Critical Theory
Email: s.bloch@arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-3311
Office: ENR2 S-521
My new book, Going All City: Struggle and survival in the Los Angeles graffiti subculture (University of Chicago Press) comes out in fall of 2019. To see an excerpt of the book and for more information, you can visit the book's website at: https://www....
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Sophia Borgias
PhD Candidate
Email: sborgias@email.arizona.edu
Office: ENR2 S570-DD
I study water issues from a social science perspective, drawing on political ecology and legal geography and using archival, ethnographic, and participatory research methods. My current research focuses on the ongoing struggle over water and land management in Owens Valley, California. The City of...
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Geoff Boyce
Email: gboyce@email.arizona.edu
Office: ENR2 S552
Interests: political geography, U.S./Mexico border, U.S./Canada border, critical race theory, Science and Technology Studies, gardening Courses taught: Geog470: The American Landscape Geog373/Pol373: Political Geography Geog 311a: Geography of Mexico Geog150c1: Environment and Society Publications...
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Michael Brasher
PhD Student, Graduate Assistant
Email: brasher@email.arizona.edu
Office: ENR2 S570-AA
Hey folks, thanks for visiting my page. Broadly speaking, I am a political geographer interested in community-based scholarship around issues of gender and violence. My present work examines the uneven distribution of power through space by focusing on domestic, intimate-partner, and gender-based...
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Becky Brice
Geography PhD candidate, graduate student in the Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research
Email: rlbrice@email.arizona.edu
Becky is a PhD student interested in dendrohydrology, hydrometeorology, paleoclimatology, and water resources.
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Heidi Brown
Assistant Professor, Epidemiology and Biostatistics Division
Email: heidibrown@email.arizona.edu
Heidi E. Brown, PhD, MPH, has a research focus on the epidemiology and control of vector-borne and zoonotic diseases. Her goal is to identify human disease risk by modeling vector, host and pathogen distributions. The complex nature of the systems she works on diseases requires her to blend field...
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Stephanie Buechler
Assistant Research Professor (continuing status)
Email: buechler@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-626-5314
FAX: 520-621-2889
Office: ENR2 S451
Dr. Stephanie Buechler My research focuses on natural resource use under changing environmental conditions in rural, peri-urban and urban settings. I have conducted research in Guanajuato, Sonora, Chihuahua and Zacatecas Mexico; Tucson, Arizona; Hyderabad and Uttarakhand, India; Tegucigalpa,...
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Jose Antonio Cabrera Pereyra
Phd candidate, graduate student
Email: jacabrera@email.arizona.edu
Office: ENR2 S470-CC
I’m Antonio Cabrera, Ph.D. candidate at the School of Geography and Development. I am also a CONACYT scholar (funded by Mexico’s Ministry of Science and Technology). My background is in applied economics, and my labor experience as a spatial data research assistant took me into Geography.   I study...
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Ben Champion
Assistant Professor of Practice (career-track)
Email: bchampion@email.arizona.edu
Office: ENR2 S534
My work for the last ten years has been as a practitioner focused on management and leadership strategies for improved environmental performance in the operations of large public universities.  This has included a variety of strategies for reducing carbon emissions, water and energy efficiency...
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Gary Christopherson
Associate Professor of Practice (career-track), SGD and Director, Center for Applied Spatial Analysis
Email: garych@casa.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-6267
FAX: 520-621-2889
Office: ENR2 S530
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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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Bonnie Colby
Professor, Agricultural Resource Economics
Email: bcolby@ag.arizona.edu
Dr. Colby's research is in natural resource and environmental economics and in public policy, and in particular, water resource economics. Some of her current projects involve nonmarket valuation of natural amenities, analyzing transactions costs generated by regulatory policies, evaluating the...
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Tony Colella
PhD Candidate
Email: tonyrcolella@email.arizona.edu
Office: ENR2 S595-FF
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Benedict Colombi
Associate Professor, American Indian Studies
Email: bcolombi@email.arizona.edu
Office: Harvill 237B
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Andrew Comrie
Professor
Email: comrie@arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-4403
FAX: 520-621-2889
Office: ENR2 S531
Professor, School of Geography & Development - interdisciplinary climate scientist and geographer Joint Appointments: Hydrology & Atmospheric Sciences, Public Health Graduate Interdisciplinary Program membership: Arid Lands Resource Sciences, Entomology & Insect Science, Global Change,...
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Elizabeth S. Cordova
Program Coordinator, Senior
Email: elizabec@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-7486
FAX: 520-621-2889
Office: ENR2 S-434
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Michael Crimmins
Associate Professor and Climate Science Extension Specialist Department of Soil, Water and Environmental Science
Email: crimmins@u.arizona.edu
TEL: 5206264244
Office: Shantz 522
Mike Crimmins is on the faculty of the Department of Soil, Water, and Environmental Science at the University of Arizona and is a Climate Science Extension Specialist for Arizona Cooperative Extension. In this position he provides climate science support to resource managers across Arizona by...
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Arica Crootof
PhD Candidate
Email: acrootof@email.arizona.edu
Office: ENR2 S570-DD
Arica Crootof is a human-environment geographer exploring the dynamic relationships among water resources, energy development, and food systems in the Himalayas. Arica draws on her interdisciplinary education – a B.A. in environmental science, a M.S. in hydrology and now a Ph.D. candidate in...
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James Cunningham
Email: James45@email.arizona.edu
My current research focuses on climate adaptation policy development and environmental governance in California. I am interested in the role of science and modeling in the development of state and local adaptation plans, particularly in the agricultural sector. Prior to starting at the University...
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Julia Davies
PhD Student
Email: juliadavies@email.arizona.edu
Office: ENR2 - S443
Julia Davies is a PhD student in the School of Geography and Development (SGD) and is working on complex issues at the intersection of urban food security, poverty and climate change in sub-Saharan Africa. She has a BSc (Honours) in Environmental and Geographical Science and an MSc in Climate...
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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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Wayne Decker
Director, International Studies (Retired)
Email: wdecker@email.arizona.edu
I am Co-Director of the SGD-based Master’s of Development Practice (MDP) degree and Director of the Global Political Economy and Development (PED) B.S. Concentration within the Global Studies undergraduate degree. Both within and outside the University I am deeply involved with technical innovation...
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Paula Decker
Lecturer
Email: paulad@email.arizona.edu
Office: ENR2 S552
Research interests: political ecology, science and technology studies, qualitative GIS, wildlife conservation
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Vincent J. Del Casino, Jr.
Professor
Email: vdelcasino@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-6688
Office: Administration 401
Professor of Geography and Development; Interim Senior Vice Provost and Vice President for Academic Initiatives and Student Success. He is part of the Dialogues in Human Geography and Social and Cultural Geography editorial boards and recently co-edited A Companion to Social Geography (Wiley-...
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Linda Dobbyn
Adjunct Instructor
Email: ldobbyn@email.arizona.edu
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