Geography and Environmental Science Faculty and Staff


Courses: Geography and Contemporary Society; Cultural Geography; Food and Societies; Gender, Place and Environment; Literature of the Environment: Climate Change Fiction; Qualitative Research Methods in Geography.
Research: Feminist geographies, qualitative research methods, research ethics, home gardens and local foods.

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.

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.

Michelle L. Shuey

Instructor, Geography and Environmental Sciences

(808) 932-7258

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.