Geography and Environmental Science Faculty and Staff
Kanakaʻole Hall, room 258
Courses: Geography and Contemporary Society; Cultural Geography; Food and Societies; Gender, Place and Environment.
Research: Tourism geography, qualitative research methods, research ethics, home gardens and local foods.
Kanakaʻole Hall, room 256
Chair and Associate Professor
Courses: Remote Sensing, Advanced Geo-Spatial Techniques, Climate Change, Introduction to Geostatistics, Field Methods.
Research: Exploring land degradation and recovery processes, such as erosion and invasive species, using sUAS and remote sensing, X-ray fluorescence, and traditional field methods.
Kanakaʻole Hall, room 248
Courses: Biogeography, Principles of Landscape Ecology, Senior Thesis.
Research: Utilizing GIS to identify biodiversity hotspots for native bird and plant species, search for rare species, and locate appropriate areas for the restoration of threatened and endangered species.
Kanakaʻole Hall, room 260
Courses: Natural Resources, Interpretation of Geographic Data, Environmental Impact Assessment, Intro Environmental Science, Natural Hazards/Disasters, Geography and the Natural Environment, World Regional Geography, and UNIV 101.
Research: The relationship between humans and nature, and how people see and create nature as they believe it to exist based on cultural, religious, or societal beliefs.