Graduate Students



Name Specialty
Oforiwaa Pee Agyei-Boakye Transportation, Accessibility, Mobility, Food Security, Political Economy, Sustainability
Mohsen Ahmadkhani GIS, Spatiotemporal dynamics and analysis, health geography, spatial epidemiology, spatial modeling, and visualization, movement analysis
Ateeb Ahmed Relationship between the date, law and the dispossessed functions; vicissitudes of capitalism in southern countries
Harsha Anantharaman Politics of space, labor, value, and caste/class politics in financializing urban waste scraps, historical-geographies of the urban poor, India
Isaac Asante-Wusu Development, Water security, capitalism, environmental sustainability, sub-Saharan Africa
Daniel Berti Alternatives to policing, land occupations, security, fear, South Africa, anarchist studies, prefigurative politics, Deleuzian anticolonial studies
Ruth Burrows Human/environment interactions, spatial demography, food security, climate change, population studies
Elizabeth Calhoun
Feminist geographies, science and technology studies, critical race theory, urban geographies, posthumanism, cybernetics
Grace Cooper Human/Environment Interactions, Food Security, GIS, and Remote Sensing
Merle Davis Matthews Relationships between finance capitalism and settler colonialism, mineral extraction, Canada
Emma De Vries Religion, climate politics, environmental justice, race and rationalization, feminist geography, political ecology
Joshua Eichen  
Anya Kaplan-Seem Geographies of observation, multispecies tracking, nature-society, feminist methodology
John Kendall Information capitalism, oil ecologies, and the metabolic rift
Evan Klasky Political ecology, environmental justice, science and technology studies, environmental humanities, political theory
Malay Kotal  
Eesha Kunduri Labor geographies, urban geography, migration, comparative urbanism, India
Zhongfu Ma GIScience, Spatio-Temporal modeling, human mobility, spatial network and evolution, deep learning
Evan Montpellier Dendroclimatology, Climate Reconstructions, Synoptic Climatology, Mountain Geography, and Physical Geography. 
Paul Moss Human/environment interactions, vegetal geography, cultural and political ecology, adaptation to the Anthropocene
Monica Nuñez Salas  
Mariana Peñaloza Morales critical urban geography, environmental humanities, abolition, cultural studies, Black geographies, Latinx and Caribbean geographies, Miami Studies 
Kjersten Peterson Dendrochronology, forest and disturbance ecology, climate, fire, Great Lakes, critical physical geography
Julie Santella
Native and Indigenous studies, political ecology, environmental justice, feminist methodologies
Lisa Santosa  
Jaan Sharma Pathak  
Tiansheng Tan
Spatial analysis, statistics, big data, GIScience, population-environment interactions, climate change, environmental dynamics
Dayne Walling Urban redevelopment, regional planning, infrastructure, the politics of scale, public policy, U.S. Midwestern cities
Ned Wilbur Critical geographies of human origins, migrations, and relatedness; the politics of genetics and ancient DNA; science and technology studies; Indigenous studies; settler colonialism; critical race and feminist theories 
Sheng Wang Spatial Cross Learning, Spatio-Temporal Modelling, Urban Computing, Human Mobility
Sandy Wong Dendrochronology, hydroclimate, mountain geography, global change biology, forest ecology
Meicheng Xiong Geographic information science, human mobility, social sensing, spatiotemporal data analysis, urban sciences
Xiaohuan Zeng  
Onteya Zachary Theories of justice, economic theory, black geography, critical urban geography, social movements, critical geographies of education, and the politics of debt
Weilun Zhang Political ecology, theories of race and alterity, multispecies ethnography, materiality, environmental media, heritage and colonialism, critical urban studies, China
Yaxuan Zhang Geographic information science, Spatio-temporal analysis & statistics, health