People

David Lopez-Carr Professor, Department of Geography

David Lopez-Carr
Jaime Speed Rossiter*, PhD Candidate in Geography, SDSU.
Jaime
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jrossiter
Kevin Mwenda*, PhD Candidate in Geography, UCSB.
Kevin Mwenda
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kevin-mwenda-3a770440
Shuang Yang+, PhD Candidate in Geography, SDSU.
Shuang
Barbara Quimby+, PhD Candidate in Geography, SDSU.
Barbara
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/barbara-quimby-6895826
Stephen Crook*, PhD Candidate in Geography, SDSU.
Stephen
Website: http://www.stephenescrook.com/home
Lydia Wood+, PhD Candidate in Geography, SDSU.
Lydia
Emily Williams, MA/PhD Candidate in Geography, UCSB.
Emily Williams
Blaire O’Neal, PhD Candidate in Geography, SDSU
Blaire O'Neal

Current Interns

Jason Granados, Undergraduate Intern, Majoring in Geography with an Emphasis in G.I.S., UCSB.
Valentina Cabrera, Undergraduate Intern, Majoring in Environmental Studies, UCSB.
Darryl Burnett Jr., Undergraduate Intern, Majoring in Geography, UCSB.
Sierra Emrick, Undergraduate Intern,
Sandra Dieron, Undergraduate Intern

Alumni

Jorge Ruiz Linares Visiting Scholar (Universidad Pedagógica Y Tecnológica De Colombia)
Jorge Ruiz Linares
Sory Toure+, PhD Candidate in Geography, SDSU.
sory
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sory-toure-5a799541
Daniel Ervin, PhD Candidate in Geography, UCSB.
Daniel Ervin
Website: https://sites.google.com/site/danielervinresearch/Home
Cascade Tuholske, MA/PhD Candidate in Geography, UCSB (2016).
Cascade Tuholske
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cascade-tuholske-4828a135
Tammy Elwell*, PhD Candidate in Geography, UCSB (2016).
Tammy
Aracely Martinez*, PhD in Sociology, Universidad Complutense de Madrid (2016). Faculty at Universidad del Valle ciudad de Guatemala.
aracely
Nicholas Williams, PhD in Anthropology, UCSB (2015).
Irene Shaver, PhD in Conservation Social Sciences, University of Idaho (2015).
Lisa McCallister, PhD in Anthropology, UCSB (2015).
Andrew Kirst, MA in Global and International Studies, UCSB.
Olivia Hustleby, MA in Global and International Studies, UCSB.
Angel Rodriguez, MA in Latin American and Iberian Studies, UCSB (2014).
Sara DeFosset, MA in Global and International Studies, UCSB (2014)
Magdalena Benza-Fiocco*, PhD in Geography, SDSU. At software co. in Sad Francisco (2014).
Benza
Brian Wiley, MA in Latin American and Iberian Studies, UCSB (2013).
Cheryl Chen, PhD in Geography, UCSB. Director of Operations at Future of Fish in Portland, Oregon (2013).
Chen
Sarah Wandersee*, PhD in Geography, SDSU (2013). Spatial Scientist at Anderson Geographics.
Sarah
Alex Zvoleff*, PhD in Geography, SDSU (2013). Director of Data Science at Betty and Gordon Moore Center for Science Conservation International
Alex
Website: http://www.swanders.com/
Pamela Dalal, PhD in Geography, UCSB (2013). MA in Geography, UCSB (2009).
Laurel Suter, PhD in Geography, UCSB (2012).
Laurel
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/laurel-suter-a3751926
Christine Altavilla*, MA in Global and International Studies, UCSB (2012).
Leah Bremer+, PhD in Geography, SDSU (2012). Works as a Post-Doc/Ecologist with the Natural Capital Project (NatCap).
Leah
Marta Jankowska+, PhD in Geography, SDSU (2013). Works as a Post-Doctoral researcher at CWPHS.
Marta
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/leah-bremer-3a48b532
Justin Stoler+, PhD in Geography, SDSU (2012). Assistant Professor at the University of Miami.
Justin
Kevin Showalter*, MA in Global and International Studies, UCSB (2011).
Barbara Morra*, MA in Global and International Studies, UCSB (2011).
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/pamdalal
Felipe Murtinho*, PhD in Geography, UCSB (2011). Assistant Professor at the University of Seattle.
Felipe
Website: https://www.seattleu.edu/artsci/faculty-staff/felipe-murtinho/
Carla Guenther*, PhD in Marine Science, UCSB (2010).
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/carla-guenther-47633a32
Aoife McNamara*, Masters of Health Economics (2010), National University of Ireland, Galway.
Jason Davis, PhD in Geography, UCSB (2010). Assistant Professor at UNC Department of Geography.
Jason Davis
Website: http://geography.unc.edu/people/faculty/
Michelle Himden*, MA in Geography, UCSB (2010).
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michellehimden
Elisa Frank*, MA in Geography, UCSB (2009).
Elisa
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/elisafrank
Katherine Grace*, PhD in Geography, UCSB (2009). Assistant Professor of Geography, Environment and Society at the University of Minnesota.
Katherine Grace
Website: https://kathryn-grace.squarespace.com/
Frank Davenport*, MA in Geography, UCSB (2008). Is a researcher in the UCSB Climate Hazards Group.
Frank
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/frankdavenport

Former Postdoctoral Scholars

Sadie Ryan, PhD in Environmental Science, Policy and Management (ESPM), UC Berkeley, (2006) Is focused on GeoSpatial Analysis and Techniques along with Medical Geography in Global Health (MGCH).

Website: https://geog.ufl.edu/faculty/ryan/#prettyPhoto
Narcisa Pricope, Ph.D. in Geography and Environmental Engineering,University of Florida (2011) Dr. Pricope’s specialties are mainly in Land Change Science, Water Resources, and Climate Change.

Website: https://uncw.edu/earsci/peoplepricope.html
Juliann Aukema, Ph. D in . in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, (2001) Dr Aukemas focuses have been on applied conservation through both scientific research and interaction with resource managers for the last ten years.

Website: https://aukemaconservationscience.wordpress.com/about/
Yongjin Li, PhD in Economic Geography at Lanzhou University, Lanzhou University

Fabio Goncalvez, Professor Goncalves teaches Meterology in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Head of the Department University of Sao Paolo’s Institute of Astronomy, Geophysics, and Atmospheric Sciences (AIG). Currently Associate Professor and Researcher at Institute of Astronomy and Geophysics in the Department of Atmospheric Sciences in University of Sao Paulo.
Hai Chen, Currently Professor, Dept. Environmental Sciences, College of Urban and Environmental Sciences, Northwest University, Xi’an, China.

Former Undergraduate Interns

Matthew Gluschankoff, Undergraduate Intern
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/matthew-gluschankoff-5a7b2834
Yelizaveta Aleksyuk, Undergraduate Intern.
Email: yaleksyuk@yahoo.com
Andy Fenelon, Undergraduate Intern
Allison Bettencourt, Undergraduate Intern
Email: allisonbettencourt@gmail.com
Lane Zorich, Undergraduate Intern
Maya Chatterjee, Undergraduate Intern
Lauren Enright, Undergraduate Intern

*Co-advisor

+ UCSB Sponsor (SDSU faculty serves as PhD Committee Chair)