Faculty & Staff

About Our Faculty & Staff

The Department of Geography and Planning has a dedicated faculty that offers a diverse and comprehensive program in areas that represent:

  • Biogeography
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  • Climatology
  • Community Development
  • Conservation Ecology
  • Dendroecology
  • GIScience
  • Global Studies
  • Historical Geography
  • Human Geography
  • Physical Geography
  • Remote Sensing
  • Transportation
  • Urban Planning

Our faculty is committed to providing exceptional teaching as well as scholarship and service. Please see the faculty profiles below for individual information and accomplishments.


Lauren Andersen
GIS Lab Supervisor & Adjunct Instructor
Robert N. Brown
Associate Professor
Derek J. Martin
Graduate Program Director & Assistant Professor
Joe Quinn
Adjunct Instructor
Art Rex
Instructor & Institutional Research and Planning Director
Professor & Department Chair
Anton Seimon
Research Assistant Professor
Elizabeth Shay
Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor