Physical Geography

Jeffrey A. Andresen

Professor of Geography

Agricultural meteorology and applied climatology. State climatologist and Director, ENVIRO-Weather program.
517-432-4756

Alan F. Arbogast

Professor and Chair

Physical geography. Quaternary landscape evolution, particularly sand dune evolution near Lake Michigan.
517-355-5262

Dorothy Hall

Adjunct Professor

Remote sensing, snow cover, lake ice, Greenland Ice Sheet
301-614-5771

Lifeng Luo

Associate Professor

Atmospheric science and climatology. Land surface hydrology and water resources.
517-884-0547

Nathan Moore

Associate Professor

Atmospheric science and Climatology. Regional climate modeling; land use/land cover change.
517-884-0546

Frederick (Fritz) Nelson

Adjunct Professor

Permafrost, periglacial and climatic geomorphology, history of cold-regions research.
302-740-5150

Randall J. Schaetzl

Professor of Geography

Soils geomorphology and glacial landforms, primarily in the Great Lakes region.
517-353-7726

Julie Winkler

Professor of Geography

Synoptic and applied Climatology; regional climate change, primarily in the Great Lakes region.
517-353-9186

Catherine Yansa

Associate Professor

Paleo-environments. Pollen and plant macrofossils, primarily in the upper Midwest and Canada.
517-353-3910

Shiyuan (Sharon) Zhong

Professor of Geography

Atmospheric science and climatology. Regional climate change, boundary layer processes, and atmospheric dispersion.
517-432-4743

Geospatial Technologies

Kyla Dahlin

Assistant Professor

Landscape and plant ecology, remote sensing, Earth system modeling
517-353-9739

Andrew O. Finley

Associate Professor

Measuring and monitoring environmental processes. Changing ecosystems.
517-432-7219

Arika Ligmann-Zielinska

Associate Professor

Spatial analysis and coupled human-envrionment modeling. Agent-based models.
517-432-4749

Joseph P. Messina

Professor of Geography

Medical geography and land use/land cover change. Malaria and sleeping sickness in Africa and Asia.
517-353-1715

Jiaguo Qi

Professor of Geography

Land use/land cover change. Quantifying interactions between human and natural systems.
517-353-8736

Ashton Shortridge

Professor of Geography

GIS, spatial analysis, and health geography. Spatial data uncertainty and error propagation in GIS.
517-432-3561

Raechel White

Assistant Professor

Multispectral image analysis for forest environments, Cognitive issues of remote sensing image analysis, Participatory GIS, Environmental perception
517-353-0308

Nature-Society Studies

Jiquan Chen

Professor of Geography

Ecosystem Analysis, Landscape Ecology, Conservation Biology, Biophysics, Global Change Ecology, Coupled Human and Natural Systems, Land Use
517-884-1884

Kyle T. Evered

Associate Professor

Cultural, historical, and political geography, primarily in Turkey, North Africa, Middle East, and former Soviet states.
517-432-4746

Sue C. Grady

Associate Professor

Health and medical geography. Maternal and infant health and the impact of local environments.
517-432-9998

Robert K. Hitchcock

Adjunct Professor

Human Geography and Africa
517-884-1239

Emilio F. Moran

Hannah Professor

Latin America, Brazil, Ecological Anthropology; Research Methods; Tropical Ecology and Resource Management, Land Use and Land Cover Change, and Demography
517-884-1236

Sarah Nicholls

Associate Professor

Recreation and tourism geography. Tourism development and environmental impacts.
517-432-0319

Amber L. Pearson

Assistant Professor

Health geography
517-432-7163

Richard Sadler

Adjunct Assistant Professor

810-600-5674

Leo Zulu

Associate Professor

Political ecology, environment and development, and resource management in rural Africa. Remote sensing and GIS.
517-432-4744

Urban-Economic Geography

Guo Chen

Associate Professor

Social, economic, and environmental dynamics of urban transformations, primarily in China.
517-432-4747

Joe T. Darden

Professor of Geography

Residential segregation, social inequalities, and immigration, particularly in the US and Michigan.
517-432-1843

Peilei Fan

Adjunct Associate Professor

Innovation and economic development, Asia’s urbanization.
517-432-6517

Eva Kassens-Noor

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Urban and Transportation Geography
517-432-8085

Elizabeth Mack

Assistant Professor

Spatial Analysis, Economic Development, Business Location, Entrepreneurship, Water Affordability
517-432-7058

Bruce Wm. Pigozzi

Professor of Geography

Transportation, Economic Impact Analysis, Employment, and Quantitative Methods.
517-355-4652

Igor Vojnovic

Professor of Geography

Urban development and redevelopment,infrastructure investment, urban design.
517-355-7718