Researchers & Instructors

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Tony Colella

Part-Time Faculty & Research Professional

  • Biogeography
  • Climate and environment
  • STEM education
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James Cunningham

Instructional Designer

Jonathan Giezendanner

Postdoctoral Research Associate

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Lauren Gifford

Postdoctoral Research Associate

  • Global climate policy and earth system governance
  • Carbon markets and carbon offsets
  • Climate finance and tech
Andrew Grogan

Andrew Thomas Grogan

Assistant Director for GIST

Amanda HIlton

Adjunct Instructor

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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

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Taylor Miller

Adjunct Instructor

  • Colonial/postcolonial theory
  • Urban geography
  • Political geography of the contemporary Middle East and Mediterranean

Rohit Mukherjee

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Anne Ranek

Adjunct Instructor

  • Feminist geopolitics
  • Children and youth geography
  • Political geography

Shelby Smith

Adjunct Instructor

  • Socio-spatial theory
  • Urban and state theory
  • Sanctuary cities

Tom Stieve

Adjunct Instructor

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Jonathan Sullivan

Post-doctoral Research Scientist

  • Global environmental change
  • Inequality
  • Remote sensing
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Zhijie Zhang

Postdoctoral Research Associate

  • Landslide and Floods
  • Remote sensing
  • Deep Learning