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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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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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Mona Arora
Graduate Student
Email: manand@email.arizona.edu
FAX: 520-626-6457
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Sneha Balakrishnan
PhD Student
Email: snehabk@email.arizona.edu
Office: ENR2 N592
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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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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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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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Tony Colella
PhD Candidate
Email: tonyrcolella@email.arizona.edu
Office: ENR2 S595-FF
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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
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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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Julie Edwards
M.A. Student, graduate student at the Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research
Email: julieedwards@email.arizona.edu
Office: ENR2 S570
My research interests are paleoclimatology, dendrohydrology, wood anatomy, and forest productivity.
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Alison Elder
M.A. Student, Graduate Research Assistant
Email: alielde@email.arizona.edu
A second-year Geography MA student in the School of Geography and Development, my research interests include land and water rights in arid and semi-arid lands, groundwater management and transboundary waters, irrigation agriculture, green infrastructure, gender, health, and development studies....
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Josh Farella
Email: farella1@email.arizona.edu
 Josh is a Master's Candidate in Geography with research appointment in the Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research.
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Lauren Fritzsche
Email: fritzsche@email.arizona.edu
I am a PhD student in the School of Geography & Development. My research is primarily looks at refugee resettlement in the United States and seeks to understand how national refugee policies play out in local resettlement destinations and how local communities inform and shape resettlement...
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Chris Fullerton
Email: cfullerton@email.arizona.edu
Office: ENR2 S470-CC
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Pradnya Garud
Email: pradnyagarud@email.arizona.edu
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Fiona Gladstone
PhD Student, 2016-17 Fulbright Garcia Robles Scholar
Email: fgladstone@email.arizona.edu
I am a human-environment geographer and PhD candidate currently researching food system change in Oaxaca, Mexico. My dissertation analyzes the political economy and underlying narratives of contemporary government food assistance policy, its implications for local and regional provisioning networks...
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Julian Hartman
I am interested in the way in which intersecting insitutions—educational, governmental, and business—create urban space that is legible to speculative investment, particularly in high technology. 
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Robert Hibberd
Graduate Research Assistant
Email: rhibberd@email.arizona.edu
Office: ENR2 S595-DD
PhD student researching housing affordability, public transportation, urban spatial configurations, and population geography. 
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Joey Iuliano
PhD Student / Graduate Teaching Associate
Email: jiuliano@email.arizona.edu
Office: Architecture Building
Joey is a PhD student, researcher, organizer, and teacher. Some of his projects involve health promotion, healthy cities, and community involvement. He also co-teaches the Sustainable Built Environment (SBE) senior capstone course.
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Richard Johnson
Email: rljohnson@email.arizona.edu
Office: ENR2 S595-AA
I'm a PhD candidate examining the consequences of US border and immigration enforcement for migrants, families, and agrarian communities in rural Guatemala.  Please see my profile on Reserach Gate for information on past/ongoing work: ...
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Nupur Joshi
PhD Student and Graduate Research Assistant
Email: nupurjoshi@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520- 358-7145
Office: S595 - FF
I am a PhD student in the School of Geography and Development and a Carson Scholar - Agnese Nelms Haury Fellow. I do fieldwork in low-income settlements of Nairobi Kenya, to understand water governance...
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Surabhi Karambelkar
Email: surabhik@email.arizona.edu
Office: ENR2 S595-CC
I am a Ph.D. candidate and Evelyn L. Pruitt National Fellow in the School of Geography and Development. I work at the intersection of water, energy, and environmental policy issues. I study legal and institutional challenges of governing river basins for competing water uses, drawing on the fields...
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Sarah Kelly-Richards
Ph.D. Candidate
Email: shkelly@email.arizona.edu
Office: ENR2 S570-DD
Doctoral Research: I am a human-environment geographer and a Ph.D. candidate in the School of Geography and Development.  My doctoral research examines small hydropower conflicts in southern Chile, and their implications for indigenous rights and water security. I bring together ethnographic...
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Eden Kinkaid
PhD student
Email: ekinkaid@email.arizona.edu
My research interests are wide-ranging. For the last five years, I have been conducting fieldwork in north India on issues of agrarian change, development, organic farming, and environmental governance. This work draws on political ecology, postcolonial thought, and science and technology studies....
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Jed Kinnison
Email: jedkinnison@gmail.com
TEL: 707.318.5876
I am a PhD candidate studying political geography’s with a minor in law.  My research focuses on how, following WWII, the International Labour Organization (ILO) was delegated the project of dealing with what was termed the “indigenous problem.”  My dissertation focuses on how the ILO’s work on...
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Emma Lawlor
Email: ejlawlor@email.arizona.edu
Office: ENR2 S595-CC
political ecology of health, labor geography, environmental history, agricultural production, Central America
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Casey Lynch
PhD Candidate
Email: caseylynch@email.arizona.edu
I am a PhD candidate in human geography with a minor in Gender and Women's Studies. My research interests lie at the intersection of urban, political, and digital geographies, while engaging interdiscplinary debates more broadly in urban studies, science and technology studies, and feminist and...
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Diego Martinez-Lugo
MA Student, Graduate Assistant
Email: dmartinezlugo@email.arizona.edu
Office: ENR2 S595-DD
My research interests are located at the nexus of social and environmental justice with a critical race theory and political ecology perspective. I am particularly interested in how racial and ethnic minority groups in the United States practice sustainability in their communities and how their...
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Dugan Meyer
PhD Student, Graduate Assistant
Email: duganmeyer@email.arizona.edu
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Taylor Miller
PhD Candidate / SGD Undergraduate Mentor
Email: taylormiller@email.arizona.edu
Office: ENR2 S-427
I completed my BFA and MA at the University of Arizona in Art & Visual Culture Education. As a PhD candidate, my research centers on the visuality of ethnonational space and myriad borders in Tel Aviv. I study the territorial project of urban Judaization/Israelization, as understood through the...
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Megan Mills-Novoa
PhD Candidate
Email: mmillsnovoa@email.arizona.edu
I am a Ph.D. candidate and National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow in the School of Geography and Development. Originally from the flat cornfields of central Minnesota, I research how agricultural landscapes and livelihoods are transformed under climate change adaptation projects in...
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Doug Morrison
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Patrick Murphy
M.A. Student
Email: murphyp@email.arizona.edu
Office: ENR2 S595-EE
My interests are in the ecophysiological responses of Critical Zone vegetation to environmental conditions. Specifically, I am looking at how topographic aspect controls the timing of primary production around the Mt. Bigelow Site in the Santa Catalina Mountains.   Find more information about me at...
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Carly Nichols
PhD Candidate
Email: cnichols@email.arizona.edu
Office: ENR2 S595-CC
I am a Doctoral Candidate (ABD) in Human Geography at the School of Geography and Development with a minor in Public Health from the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health. I am a broadly trained human-environment geographer with specializations in feminist, health, and agro-food...
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Gigi Owen
Research Scientist
Email: gigi@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 626-2362
Office: Institute of the Environment, ENR2 Building, Office N510
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