Geography and Environmental Science Faculty and Staff
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.
Courses: World Regional Geography, Geography and the Natural Environment, Themes in Regional Geography.
Research: Political and cultural change over time and space.
Courses: World Regional Geography, Hawaiʻi in the Pacific, Geography and Contemporary Society, Geography of North America.
Research: Cultural geography, maps and visual representations of place, Hawaiʻi and the Pacific islands.
Courses: Remote Sensing, Advanced Geo-Spatial Techniques, Introduction to Geostatistics, Field Methods.
Research: Exploring land degradation and recovery processes, such as erosion and invasive species, using lidar, remote sensing, X-ray fluorescence, and traditional field methods.
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.
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.