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Faculty and Staff Profiles

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Faculty

 

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Tim Strauss

Strauss, Tim

Interim Department Head and Associate Professor of Geography

Office: ITTC 219       Phone: 319-273-7467

Email: tim.strauss@uni.edu

Degree: Ph.D. (1994) University of Washington

Areas: Economic Geography, GIS, Transportation

Dennis Dahms

Dahms, Dennis

Professor of Geography

Office: ITTC 215       Phone: 319-273-6845

Email: dennis.dahms@uni.edu

Degree: Ph.D. (1991) University of Kansas

Areas: Physical Geography, Quaternary History, and Climate Change

John DeGroote

DeGroote, John

GeoTREE Director and Instructor

Office: ITTC 214        Phone: 319-273-6158

Email: john.degroote@uni.edu

Degree: M.S. (2001) University of Wisconsin Stevens Point

Areas:Geospatial Technologies, Web Mapping, Environmental Modeling

James Dietrich

Dietrich, James

Assistant Professor of Geography

Office: ITTC 220        Phone: 319-273-3816

Email: james.dietrich@uni.edu 

Degree: Ph.D. (2014) University of Oregon

Areas: Geomorphology, low altitude remote sensing, UAS

Bingqing Liang

Liang, Bingqing

Assistant Professor of Geography

Office: ITTC 209        Phone: 319-273-3609

Email: bingqing.liang@uni.edu

Degree: Ph.D. (2008) Indiana State University

Areas: Remote Sensing, Cartography, GIS, and GPS

Dave May

May, Dave

Professor of Geography

Office: ITTC 217        Phone: 319-273-6059

Email: dave.may@uni.edu

Degree: Ph.D. (1986) University of Wisconsin-Madison

Areas: Geoarchaeology, Rivers and Fluvial Geomorphology, Climate Change

Lisa Millsaps

Millsaps, Lisa

Assistant Professor of Geography Education/Social Science Education

Office: ITTC 216       Phone: 319-273-7343

Degree: Ph.D. (2016) Kansas State University

Areas: Geographic and GIS Education, Climate Change/Sustainability Education, Research Methods, Latin America

Alex Oberle

Oberle, Alex

Associate Professor of Geography

Office: ITTC 207        Phone: 319-273-6332

Email: alex.oberle@uni.edu

Degree: Ph.D. (2005) Arizona State University

Areas: Urban Geography, GIS/Geotechniques, Immigration, Geography Education

Henry Owusu

Owusu, J. Henry

Professor of Geography

 Office: ITTC 211        Phone: 319-273-2341

Email: j.henry.owusu@uni.edu

Degree: Ph.D. (1993) University of Iowa

Areas: Economic, Cultural, Third World Development

Andrey Petrov

Petrov, Andrey

Director of ARCTICenter, Academic Director of GeoTREE Center, and Associate Professor of Geography

Office: ITTC 213        Phone: 319-273-6245

Email: andrey.petrov@uni.edu

Degree: Ph.D. (2006) Herzen University, Ph.D. (2008) University of Toronto

Areas: Economic Geography, Spatial Analysis, GIS, Arctic People and Environments

Patrick Pease

Pease, Patrick

Interim Associate Provost and Dean of the Graduate College and Professor of Geography

Office: LNG 110       Phone: 319-273-2748

Email: patrick.pease@uni.edu

Degree: Ph.D. (1998) Texas A&M University

Areas: Geomorphology, Aeolian, Karst

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Adjunct Faculty

 

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Don Peterson

Peterson, Donald

Adjunct Instructor

Office: ITTC 212       Phone: 319-273-6948

Email: laGeoPete@aol.com

Degree: M.A. (1975) University of Northern Iowa

Area: World Regional Geography

Chris Simenson

Simenson, Chris

Adjunct Instructor

Office: ITTC 212        Phone: 319-273-6948

Email: Chris.Simenson@uni.edu

Degree: M.A. (2004) University of Northern Iowa

Area: World Regional Geography

Kirk Stufflebeam 

Stufflebeam, Kirk

Adjunct Instructor

Office: ITTC 212       Phone: 319-273-6948

Email: kirk.Stufflebeam@uni.edu

Degree: M.A. (1992) University of Northern Iowa

Areas: Physical Geography, World Regional Geography

Rebecca Kauten

Kauten, Rebecca

Adjunct Instructor

Office: ITTC 212       Phone: 319-273-6948

Email: rebecca.kauten@uni.edu

Degree: M.P.P. (2006) University of Northern Iowa

Areas: Watershed Management, Urban Water Quality Concerns and Transportation Ecology

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Affiliated Faculty

 

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Ramanathan Sugumaran

Sugumaran, Ramanathan (1968-2017)

Industrial Collaborator

Degree: Ph.D. (1999) University of Edinburgh

Areas: Remote Sensing, Forestry, Precision Agriculture, Artificial Intelligence, Spatial Decision Support System, Internet Applications

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Emeritus Faculty

 

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Murray Austin

Austin, C. Murray

Emeritus Professor of Geography

Degree: Ph.D. (1971) University of Pennsylvania

Areas: Location Analysis, Urban Geography, Regional Geography

Thomas Fogarty

Fogarty, Thomas

Emeritus Professor of Geography

Degree: Ph.D. (1978) University of Pennsylvania

Areas: Political Geography, Public Policy, South Asia

James Fryman

Fryman, F. James

Emeritus Associate Professor of Geography

Degree: Ph.D. (1981) University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

Areas: Cartography, Air Photo Inerpretation, Population

Jonathan Lu

Lu, Jonathan J.

Emeritus Professor of Geography

Degree: Ph.D. (1971) University of Washington

Area: Bible Geography

Kay Weller

Weller, Kay

Emeritus Associate Professor of Geography

Degree: Ph.D. (1993) Kansas State University

Areas: Geographic Education, Cultural Geography, Historical Geography

   

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Department Staff

 

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Judy Butler

 

Butler, Judy

Secretary III

Department Secretary, Undergraduate and Graduate Programs

Department Secretary

Office: ITTC 205

Phone: 319-273-2772

Email: judy.butler@uni.edu

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Grant and Program Staff

 

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Ann Crawford

Crawford, Ann

Secretary III

ARCTICenter, GeoTREE Center, Geographic Alliance

Office: ITTC 348/ITTC 218/ITTC 210

 Phone: 319-273-3713

 Email: ann.crawford@uni.edu