Directory

Staff

M.A. Students

MDP Student

Avery Baker

Avery Julian Baker

MDP Student (Graduated May 2020)

Jack DeBoer

MDP Student (Graduated in May 2021)

Abbey Eversole Fluckiger

MDP Student (Graduated January 2020)

Robert Hartwell

MDP Student (Graduated May 2020)

Amata Inshuti

Amata R. Inshuti

MDP Student (Graduated in August 2021)

Sehdia Mansaray

MDP Student (Graduated May 2021)

Laura McCann

MDP Student (Graduated in August 2020)

Jake Meyers

Jake Meyers

MDP Student (Graduated May 2020)

Isabella Moreno

Isabella Moreno

MDP Student (Graduated in May 2021)

Mary Ngugi

MDP Student (Graduated in January 2021)

Robert Riley

MDP Student (Graduated in May 2021)

Abdulfetah Sigal

MDP Student (Graduated May 2020)

Samantha Jane Turner

MDP Student (Graduated May 2020)

Ph.D. Students

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Talia Anderson

Ph.D. Student

Graduate Research Assistant

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Michael Brasher

Ph.D. Candidate

Graduate Assistant

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Alison Elder

Ph.D. Student

Graduate Research Assistant

Fiona Gladstone

Ph.D Candidate, minor in Global Change

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Robert Hibberd

Ph.D. Student

Graduate Research Assistant

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Nupur Joshi

Ph.D. Candidate

Graduate Research Assistant

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Dugan Meyer

Ph.D. Student

Research Assistant

Özlem Ayse Özgür

Ph.D. Candidate

Multimedia Design Specialist

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Elisa Sperandio

Ph.D. Student

Teaching Assistant

Thomas Sullivan

Ph.D. Student

Senior Coordinator

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Timothy M. Thomure, PE

Ph.D. Student

City of Tucson Interim Assistant City Manager

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Will Tintor

Ph.D. Student

Graduate Research Assistant

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Andrew Zimmer

Ph.D. Candidate

Graduate Research Assistant

Core Faculty & Management

Tim Finan

Co-Founder, MDP Program

Professor, Bureau of Applied Research in Anthropology

Katherine Snyder

Professor

Director, Master's Program in Development Practice

Faculty in the Field of Development

Mamadou Baro

Associate Professor, Bureau of Applied Research in Anthropology

Jeanne Downen

Vice-President, TANGO International

Timothy R. Frankenberger

President and Founder, TANGO International.

Mark Langworthy

Vice President, TANGO International.

Laura Lopez-Hoffman

Assistant Research Professor, Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy

Assistant Professor of Natural Resource Studies, School of Natural Resources and Environment

Stuart Marsh

Professor and Associate Director, School of Natural Resources and the Environment

Graduate Students

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Talia Anderson

Ph.D. Student

Graduate Research Assistant

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Michael Brasher

Ph.D. Candidate

Graduate Assistant

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Alison Elder

Ph.D. Student

Graduate Research Assistant

Fiona Gladstone

Ph.D Candidate, minor in Global Change

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Robert Hibberd

Ph.D. Student

Graduate Research Assistant

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Nupur Joshi

Ph.D. Candidate

Graduate Research Assistant

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Dugan Meyer

Ph.D. Student

Research Assistant

Özlem Ayse Özgür

Ph.D. Candidate

Multimedia Design Specialist

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Elisa Sperandio

Ph.D. Student

Teaching Assistant

Thomas Sullivan

Ph.D. Student

Senior Coordinator

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Timothy M. Thomure, PE

Ph.D. Student

City of Tucson Interim Assistant City Manager

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Will Tintor

Ph.D. Student

Graduate Research Assistant

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Andrew Zimmer

Ph.D. Candidate

Graduate Research Assistant

Administrative Staff

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Andrew Comrie

Director, School of Geography, Development & Environment

Professor

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Richard Johnson

Assistant Director for Masters in Development Practice (MDP) Program

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Adriana Kelly

Manager, Operations and Finance

Tawny Lochner

Assistant Director, SBS Tech

Undergraduate Advisor

Director of Undergraduate Studies

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Dereka Rushbrook

Associate Professor of Practice

Food Studies Advisor

Allison Ewing-Cooper

Assistant Director Food Studies

Academic Advising

Departmental Faculty

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Kevin Anchukaitis

Professor

Chair, Global Change Graduate Interdisciplinary Program

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Jeffrey Banister

Director, Southwest Center

Associate Research Social Scientist

Research Professor

Greg Barron-Gafford

Professor

Associate Director of the Community and School Garden Program

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Laurel Bellante

Assistant Professor of Practice

Director, Food Studies Degree Program

Assistant Director, Center for Regional Food Studies

Stephano Bloch

Stefano Bloch

Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor, Graduate Program in Social, Cultural, and Critical Theory

Gary Christopherson

Gary Christopherson

Associate Professor of Practice

Director, Center for Applied Spatial Analysis

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Andrew Comrie

Director, School of Geography, Development & Environment

Professor

JP Jones III

John Paul Jones III

Dean, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Professor of Geography

Jason Jurjevich

Jason Jurjevich

Associate Professor of Practice

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Yoga Korgaonkar

Assistant Professor of Practice

Chris Lukinbeal

Professor

Director of GIST Programs

Sallie Marston

Sallie Marston

Regents Professor Emerita

Co-Founder and Consultant, Community and School Garden Program

Jennifer Mason

Assistant Professor of Practice

Kiyomi Morino

Assistant Research Professor

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Dereka Rushbrook

Associate Professor of Practice

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Fernando Sanchez

Assistant Professor of Practice

Coordinator, MS-GIST & P-GIST

Katherine Snyder

Professor

Director, Master's Program in Development Practice

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Willem van Leeuwen

Professor, SGDE and SNRE

Director, Arizona Remote Sensing Center

Chair, Remote Sensing and Spatial Analysis GIDP

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Margaret Wilder

Professor

School of Geography, Development & Environment (SGDE) and Center for Latin American Studies (LAS)

Affiliated Faculty, Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy

Executive Committee, Arid Lands Resource Sciences (ALRS)

Affiliate Faculty

Heidi Brown

Associate Professor, Epidemiology and Biostatistics Division

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Bonnie Colby

Professor, Agricultural and Resource Economics

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Benedict Colombi

Professor, American Indian Studies

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Michael Crimmins

Professor and Climate Science Extension Specialist, Department of Soil, Water and Environmental Science

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Jonathan Jae-an Crisman

Assistant Professor, Public & Applied Humanities

Kacey Ernst

Professor, Epidemiology and Biostatistics Division

Oliver Froehling

Director of the UA summer program in Oaxaca and Director of SURCO Servicios Universitarios y Redes de Conocimientos en Oaxaca AC

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Gregg Garfin

Associate Professor, School of Natural Resources and the Environment

Associate Extension Specialist

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Kathy Jacobs

Professor, Environmental Science

Director, Center for Climate Adaptation Science and Solutions (CCASS)

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Ladd Keith

Assistant Professor of Planning and Sustainable Built Environments

Chair of Sustainable Built Environments

Jamie Lee

Jamie Lee

Assistant Professor, Digital Culture, Information, and Society in the School of Information

Stuart Marsh

Professor and Associate Director, School of Natural Resources and the Environment

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Brian Mayer

Associate Professor, Sociology

Director of Care, Health & Society

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Sharon Megdal

Director, Water Resources Research Center

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Gary Nabhan

Research Social Scientist, Southwest Center

Edella Schlager

Edella Schlager

Professor, School of Government and Public Policy

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Paul Sheppard

Associate Professor, UA Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research

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Jessica Tierney

Associate Professor, Geosciences

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Jill Williams

Associate Research Professor & Director of the Women in Science and Engineering Program, Southwest Institute for Research on Women

Researchers & Instructors

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Tony Colella

Part-Time Faculty & Research Professional

Jonathan Giezendanner

Postdoctoral Research Associate

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Lauren Gifford

Postdoctoral Research Associate

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Richard Johnson

Assistant Director for Masters in Development Practice (MDP) Program

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Burc Maruflu

Coffee Lecturer

Ph.D., Q Grader, Q Processing

Centre for Coffee Excellence

Rohit Mukherjee

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Anne Ranek

Adjunct Instructor

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Jonathan Sullivan

Post-doctoral Research Scientist

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Jill Williams

Associate Research Professor & Director of the Women in Science and Engineering Program, Southwest Institute for Research on Women

Emeritus Faculty

Wayne Decker

Director, International Studies

Lay James Gibson

University of Arizona Distinguished Outreach Professor, Emeritus

Sallie Marston

Sallie Marston

Regents Professor Emerita

Co-Founder and Consultant, Community and School Garden Program

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Janice Monk

Research Professor, School of Geography and Development Research Social Scientist Emerita, Southwest Institute for Research on Women

Thomas Saarinen

Professor Emeritus

Cities and Communities

Stephano Bloch

Stefano Bloch

Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor, Graduate Program in Social, Cultural, and Critical Theory

Jason Jurjevich

Jason Jurjevich

Associate Professor of Practice

Chris Lukinbeal

Professor

Director of GIST Programs

Sallie Marston

Sallie Marston

Regents Professor Emerita

Co-Founder and Consultant, Community and School Garden Program

Climate and Earth Systems

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Kevin Anchukaitis

Professor

Chair, Global Change Graduate Interdisciplinary Program

Greg Barron-Gafford

Professor

Associate Director of the Community and School Garden Program

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Andrew Comrie

Director, School of Geography, Development & Environment

Professor

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Yoga Korgaonkar

Assistant Professor of Practice

Jennifer Mason

Assistant Professor of Practice

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Fernando Sanchez

Assistant Professor of Practice

Coordinator, MS-GIST & P-GIST

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Willem van Leeuwen

Professor, SGDE and SNRE

Director, Arizona Remote Sensing Center

Chair, Remote Sensing and Spatial Analysis GIDP

Critical Geography and Social Theory

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Jeffrey Banister

Director, Southwest Center

Associate Research Social Scientist

Research Professor

Stephano Bloch

Stefano Bloch

Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor, Graduate Program in Social, Cultural, and Critical Theory

Chris Lukinbeal

Professor

Director of GIST Programs

Sallie Marston

Sallie Marston

Regents Professor Emerita

Co-Founder and Consultant, Community and School Garden Program

Geospatial Information and Science and Technology

Gary Christopherson

Gary Christopherson

Associate Professor of Practice

Director, Center for Applied Spatial Analysis

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Yoga Korgaonkar

Assistant Professor of Practice

Chris Lukinbeal

Professor

Director of GIST Programs

Jennifer Mason

Assistant Professor of Practice

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Fernando Sanchez

Assistant Professor of Practice

Coordinator, MS-GIST & P-GIST

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Willem van Leeuwen

Professor, SGDE and SNRE

Director, Arizona Remote Sensing Center

Chair, Remote Sensing and Spatial Analysis GIDP

Politics, Economies, Cultures and Places

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Jeffrey Banister

Director, Southwest Center

Associate Research Social Scientist

Research Professor

Stephano Bloch

Stefano Bloch

Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor, Graduate Program in Social, Cultural, and Critical Theory

Jason Jurjevich

Jason Jurjevich

Associate Professor of Practice

Chris Lukinbeal

Professor

Director of GIST Programs

Katherine Snyder

Professor

Director, Master's Program in Development Practice

 Margaret Wilder

Margaret Wilder

Professor

School of Geography, Development & Environment (SGDE) and Center for Latin American Studies (LAS)

Affiliated Faculty, Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy

Executive Committee, Arid Lands Resource Sciences (ALRS)

Water, Energy and Food

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Kevin Anchukaitis

Professor

Chair, Global Change Graduate Interdisciplinary Program

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Jeffrey Banister

Director, Southwest Center

Associate Research Social Scientist

Research Professor

Greg Barron-Gafford

Professor

Associate Director of the Community and School Garden Program

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Andrew Comrie

Director, School of Geography, Development & Environment

Professor

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Yoga Korgaonkar

Assistant Professor of Practice

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Fernando Sanchez

Assistant Professor of Practice

Coordinator, MS-GIST & P-GIST

Katherine Snyder

Professor

Director, Master's Program in Development Practice

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Willem van Leeuwen

Professor, SGDE and SNRE

Director, Arizona Remote Sensing Center

Chair, Remote Sensing and Spatial Analysis GIDP