Graduate Students

2021-2022

Uma Baysal

Graduate Teaching Assistant
PhD Program
Advisor: Paul Sutton

Research Interests: 

Clara Bicher

MS Program
Advisor: Steven Hick

Research Interests: geographic information science

Jack Borski

MS Program
Advisor: Steven Hick

Research Interests: geographic information science

Jecca Bowen

PhD Program
Advisor: Hanson Nyantakyi-Frimpong

Research interests: animal agriculture, food beliefs and practices, human geography, and political ecology

Nicholas Burns

MS Program
Advisor: Steven Hick

Research Interests: geographic information science

Kassandra Cabral

MS Program
Advisor: Steven Hick

Research: geographic information science

Matthew Cannady

MS Program
Advisor: Steven Hick

Research Interests: geographic information science

Namrata Chatterjee

PhD Program
Advisor: Paul Sutton

Joseph Chestnut

Graduate Teaching Assistant
PhD Program
Advisors: Eric Boschmann, Andrew Goetz

Research Interests: transportation geography

Aaron Colgrove

MS Program
Advisor: Steven Hick

Research Interests: geographic information science

Joshua Cox

MS Program
Advisor: Steven Hick

Research Interests: geographic information science

Alex Crotty

MS Program
Advisor: Steven Hick

Research Interests: geographic information science

Christa Curtiss

Graduate Teaching Assistant
MA Program
Advisor: 

Research Interests: 

Shelton Davis

MS Program
Advisor: Steven Hick

Research Interests: geographic information science

Anthony DeSantis

MS Program
Advisor: Steven Hick

Research Interests: geographic information science

Dinko Hanaan Dinko

Graduate Teaching Assistant
PhD Program
Advisor: Hanson Nyantakyi-Frimpong

Research Interests: climate change, water insecurity and agrarian livelihoods responses in Semi-arid Ghana

Ray Dixon

MS Program
Advisor: Steven Hick

Research Interests: geographic information science

Julia Entwistle

PhD Program
Advisor: Hanson Nyantakyi-Frimpong

Research Interests: land-use policy and governance, rural livelihoods, sustainable agriculture, and food security and nutrition

Christiana Fairfield

MA Program
​​​Advisor: Andrew Goetz

Research Interests: urban transportation, sustainability, and geographic information science

Alexander Flores

MS Program
Advisor: Steven Hick

Research Interests: geographic information science

David Forster

MS Program
Advisor: Steven Hick

Research Interests: geographic information science

Benjamin Gandy

MS Program
Advisor: Steven Hick

Research Interests: geographic information science

Emma Haydamack

MS Program

Research Interests: geographic information science

Joseph Hiebert

Graduate Teaching Assistant
MA Program
Advisor: 

Research Interests: 

Adrian Hoff

MS Program
Advisor: Steven Hick

Research Interests: geographic information science

Jaden Hutchins

MS Program
Advisor: Rebecca Powell

Research Interests: geographic information science

Katie Johnson

Graduate Teaching Assistant
MA Program
Advisor: Hanson Nyantakyi-Frimpong

Research Interests: urban agriculture, green gentrification, sustainability, food security, urban geography and human geography

Tristan Johnson

MS Program
Advisor: Steven Hick

Research Interests: geographic information science

Shannon Jones

Graduate Research Assistant
PhD Program
Advisor: J. Michael Daniels

Research Interests: hydrology of flood events in tropical environments

Kari Koeberle

MS Program
Advisor: Steven Hick

Research Interests: geographic information science

Mackenzie Kottwitz

MS Program
Advisor: Guiming Zhang

Research Interests: geographic information science

Annie Kowalski

MS Program
Advisor: Rebecca Powell

Research Interests: wildlife conservation, habitat fragmentation

Seth Legan

MS Program
Advisor: Rebecca Powell

Research Interests: geographic information science

Sara Livingston

MS Program
Advisor: Steven Hick

Research Interests: geographic information science

Corey Martz

Graduate Teaching Assistant
PhD Program
Advisor: Rebecca Powell

Research Interests: spatial variations of perception of nature

Courtney Mathers

Graduate Teaching Assistant
MA Program
Advisor: 

Research Interests: 

Meghan McCarroll

Graduate Teaching Assistant
PhD Program
Advisor: Michael Kerwin

Research Interests: water resources sustainability in South Africa

Ian McLaughlin

MS Program
Advisor: Steven Hick

Research Interests: geographic information science

Kesiah Mendoza

MS Program
Advisor: Steven Hick

Research Interests: geographic information science

Alexis Morad

MS Program
Advisor: Steven Hick

Research Interests: geographic information science

George Pisano

MS Program
Advisor: Steven Hick

Research Interests: geographic information science

Lesley Ramey-Kerins

MS Program
Advisor: Steven Hick

Research Interests: geographic information science

Ryan Richardson

MS Program
Advisor: Steven Hick

Research Interests: geographic information science

Jessica Villena Sánchez

Graduate Teaching Assistant
PhD Program
Advisor: Eric Boschmann

Research Interests: transport geography, mixed methods, mobility of older adults, and urban geography

Julia Schinnenburg

MA Program
Advisor: 

Research Interests: 

Christopher Seftick

MS Program
Advisor: Steven Hick

Research Interests: geographic information science

Ian Sharkey

MS Program
Advisor: Steven Hick

Research interests: geographic information science

Cody Silveira

Graduate Teaching Assistant
PhD Program
Advisor: 

Research Interests: 

Devin Smith

MS Program
Advisor: Steve Hick

Research Interests:geographic information science

Michelle Spencer

MS Program
Advisor: Steven Hick

Research Interests: geographic information science

Todd Stephenson

MS Program
Advisor: Steven Hick

Research Interests: geographic information science

Danielle Sweet

MS Program
Advisor: Steven Hick

Research Interests: geographic information science

Jesse Tenenbaum

PhD Program
Advisor: Matthew Taylor

Research Interests: human geography, qualitative methods, nationalism, identity and place, and tourism management.

Candice Tritt

MS Program
Advisor: Steven Hick

Research Interests: geographic information science

Jenifer VanHolland

MS Program
Advisor: Steven Hick

Research interests: geographic information science

Cassie Vaughan

MS Program
Advisor: Steven Hick

Research Interests: geographic information science

David Waiganjo

MS Program
Advisor: Steven Hick

Research Interests: geographic information science

Brandon Wolf

MS Program
Advisor: Steven Hick

Research Interests: geographic information science

Jin Xu

PhD Program
Advisor: Guiming Zhang

Research Interests: volunteered geographic information (VGI)