Cheyenne Lei

Cheyenne   Lei
  • Ph.D.
  • Geography, Environment, and Spatial Sciences
  • Geography Building
  • 673 Auditorium Road
  • East Lansing, MI 48824


Geographic Information Systems, Cartography and Environmental and Resource Analysis


Cheyenne is a doctoral student in the LEES lab at Michigan State University. She holds a Masters of Arts in Geography from Western Michigan University and a Bachelor of Science in Earth Science from Northern Michigan University. She is a two time All-American Athlete in Track & Field and loves high jump, long jump, and triple jump.
Cheyenne is interested in geographic information systems, cartography, and environmental and resource analysis. Her focus is on analyzing water quality and land use and land cover change at multiple spatial and temporal scales, with emphasis on providing sustainable land and water management and addressing the impact of anthropogenic activities on water quantity and quality. She has collaborated alongside multiple watershed councils within Michigan in water quality data collection, invasive species monitoring, and public education.