Students

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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 Student / 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 student, 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 Student
Email: mmillsnovoa@email.arizona.edu
Office: ENR2 S570-DD
I am a Ph.D. student 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 the...
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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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Ozlem Ozgur
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Alex Pakalniskis
PhD Student and Graduate Teaching Assistant
Email: pakalniskis@email.arizona.edu

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Katrina Pietromica
M.A. Student, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Email: kpietromica@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 208.991.4528
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Bokjin Roh
PhD Student
Email: bjroh@email.arizona.edu
Office: ENR2 S595-EE
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Laura Sharp
Ph.D. Candidate, Teaching Associate
Email: laurasharp@email.arizona.edu
Office: ENR2 S570-BB
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Noah Silber-Coats
Email: nsilbercoats@email.arizona.edu
Office: ENR2 S595-CC
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Shelby Smith
PhD Candidate
Email: shelbys@email.arizona.edu
Office: ENR2 S570-BB
social, political, feminist and urban geography, socio-spatial theory, critical race theory, immigrant communities, the politics of belonging
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Tom Stieve
Email: tomthirteen@email.arizona.edu
Office: ENR2 S570-CC
I am majoring in Critical Human Geography and Technology & Methodology.  I am interested in sense of place, landscape interpretation, media geography, GIS and all forms of methodology (quantitative and qualitative).  My area of research is Europe.  I also enjoy foreign langauges.  For my...
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Thomas Sullivan
PhD. Student; Senior Coordinator - Student Programs, The Honors College
Email: tmsulliv@email.arizona.edu
Office: Slonaker House 107

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Leland Sutter
PhD Geography Student
Email: lelandsutter@email.arizona.edu
Office: BSW 133
My research lies at the nexus of soil and plant relationships, starting at the organismal scale, then applying those relationships to large landscapes. More specifically, I am interested in semi-arid and arid lands, with a focus on soil-plant water and carbon movement. Interdisciplinary questions...
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Will Tintor
PhD Student, Graduate Research Assistant at the Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research
Email: wtintor@email.arizona.edu
Will Tintor is a Ph.D student in the School of Geography and Development and the Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research. His research focuses on the reconstruction of past hydrologic systems using tree-ring records and the application of this paleoclimate knowledge to better inform our modern water...
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Nathan Treacy
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Nicolena (Niki) vonHedemann
Ph.D. Candidate
Email: nvonhedemann@email.arizona.edu
Office: ENR2 S570-CC
My research interests lie at the cross section of ecology and human geography, particularly the complex social, political, and economic factors that play into landscape conservation and the impact of environmental protection on human societies.  My dissertation research explores the social and...
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Jeff Wilson
Email: wilso443@gmail.com
Office: ENR2 S595-AA
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Julia Yang
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Christopher Zemp
Email: zempc@email.arizona.edu
Office: ENR2 S595-FF
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Yinan Zhang
Email: zhangyn@email.arizona.edu
Office: ENR2 S595-EE
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Qing Zhong
PhD candidate; Research assistant
Email: qzhong10@email.arizona.edu
Office: ENR2 S570-BB
Research Interests: Spatial optimization, location analysis and modeling, GIS Current research and projects: Solar energy potential assessment for Tucson; Rainwater harvesting project for Tucson; CNG infrastructure planning
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