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:

Geography & Planning faculty members at work

  • Biogeography
  • Cartography
  • Climatology
  • Community Development
  • Conservation Ecology
  • Dendroecology
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • GIScience
  • Global Studies
  • Historical Geography
  • Human Geography
  • Physical Geography
  • Remote Sensing
  • Transportation and Land Use
  • 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.


Lab Manager & Adjunct Instructor
Robert N. Brown
Associate Professor of Geography
Joe Quinn
Adjunct Instructor
Art Rex
Instructor & Institutional Research and Planning Director
Professor & Department Chair
Anton Seimon
Research Assistant Professor 

Elizabeth Shay
Assistant Professor
Mark Spond
National Park Service Liaison
Johnathan Sugg
Assistant Professor


Administrative Assistant