Kristopher Kuzera

Teaching Associate Professor

Director, Internship Program, Geography & the Environment

What I do

I am a Teaching Assistant Professor and Internship Program Director for the Department of Geography and the Environment

Professional Biography

I am a life-long Geographer, with interests in GIScience, Remote Sensing, Cartography, Hazards, Health, Climate Change, and Quantitative Analysis.


  • Ph.D., Geography, San Diego State University, 2011
  • MA, GIS for Development and Environment, Clark University, 2004
  • BA, Geography, Illinois State University, 1998

Professional Affiliations

  • Association of American Geographers
  • American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing


My research interests involve the use of GIScience to explore human health and climate change relationships. I also have deep interests in the Geography of Craft Beer and how the industry has spatially evolved over the past few decades

Featured Publications

Kuzera, K. (2011). Climate and climate change and infectious disease risk in Thailand: A spatial study of dengue hemorrhagic fever using GIS and remotely-sensed imagery (p. 210). Santa Barbara, USA: University of California, Santa Barbara and San Diego State University.


Kuzera, K. (2015). From Mapping Roads to Mapping Health: A Geography Career after ISU. Illinois State University Homecoming. Normal IL: ISU Geography-Geology.