Faculty

Full-Time Professors

  Name Contact Information Research Interest
Dan Shrubsole Dan Shrubsole
Professor and Chair
SSC 2322D
519 661‑3126
Ext: 83126 dashrubs@uwo.ca
Integrated resource management (water)

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Godwin Arku Godwin Arku
Associate Professor
SSC 2427
519 661‑2111
Ext: 85343
garku@uwo.ca
Housing and economic development; Urban development and policy analysis; Regional and local economic development policy and planning;  Third World development issues (esp. Africa)
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Peter Ashmore Peter Ashmore
Professor
SSC 1405
519 661‑2111
Ext: 85026
pashmore@uwo.ca
Fluvial geomorphology, sediment transport

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Jamie Baxter Jamie Baxter
Associate Professor
SSC 1407
519 661-2111
Ext: 81241
jamie.baxter@uwo.ca
On Sabbatical - July 1, 2014-June 30, 2015
Environmental risks from hazards, community responses to hazards, health, noxious facility siting, and methodology

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Brian Branfireun Brian Branfireun
Associate Professor
Canada Research Chair

Cross Appointment with Biology and Earth Sciences
BGS 3028
519 661-2111
Ext: 89221
bbranfir@uwo.ca
Ecohydrology, biogeochemistry, and wetland ecosystem science

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Michael Buzzelli Michael Buzzelli
Associate Professor and Graduate Chair
 
SSC 2429
519 661‑2111
Ext: 85329
mbuzzel@uwo.ca
Health, Urban, GIS

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Irena Creed Irena Creed
Professor
Canada Research Chair

Cross Appointment with Biology
B&GS 3023
519 661‑2111
Ext: 84265
icreed@uwo.ca
Watersheds, forests, hydrology, biochemistry, GIS and remote sensing

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Belinda Dodson Belinda Dodson
Associate Professor
SSC 2413
519 661‑2111
Ext: 87319
bdodson@uwo.ca
On Sabbatical - July 1, 2014-June 30, 2015 Migration, gender, international development, Southern Africa. (On Sabbatical July 1, 2014-June 30, 2015)

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Rick Fehr Rick Fehr
Assistant Professor

Cross Appointment with First Nations Studies
SSC 3255

519 661‑2111
Ext: 88570
rfehr@uwo.ca

Nineteenth century historical relations between Canada and First Nations peoples in Southwestern Ontario 

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Jason Gilliland Jason Gilliland
Associate Professor and Director, Urban Development Program

 

Cross Appointment with School of Health Studies and the Department of Paediatrics
SSC 1403
519 661‑2111
Ext: 81239
jgillila@uwo.ca
Urban studies, health geography, children's environments, GIS

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Milford Green Milford Green
Professor
SSC 2415
519 661‑2111
Ext: 85025
mbgreen@uwo.ca
Foreign direct investment mergers

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Jeff Hopkins Jeff Hopkins
Associate Professor
SSC 2423
519 661‑2111
Ext: 85027
jhopkins@uwo.ca
Cultural geography, gender, public places

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Carol Hunsberger Carol Hunsberger
Assistant Professor
SSC 2409
519 661‑2111
Ext: 85020
chunsber@uwo.ca
Political ecology, biofuels, East Africa

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Isaac Luginaah Isaac Luginaah Professor
Canada Research Chair
SSC 1409
519 661‑2111
Ext: 86944
iluginaa@uwo.ca
Environment and health, air pollution, GIS and health, HIV/AIDS

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Jacek Malczewski Jacek Malczewski
Professor
SSC 2422
519 661-2111
Ext: 85030
jmalczew@uwo.ca
On Sabbatical - January 1, 2015-June 30, 2015
Quantitative methods, location analysis, GIS

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Gordon McBean Gordon McBean
FRSC and Professor

 

Cross Appointment with Political Science

SSC 2431
519 661-2111
Ext: 84274 or 86036
gmcbean@uwo.ca
Climate change science and policy, natural hazards-prediction and mitigation, weather and environmental prediction systems

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Diana Mok Diana Mok
Associate Professor

Joint Appointment with
DAN Management Organizational Studies
SSC 4426
519 661‑2111
Ext: 86368
dmok3@uwo.ca
Urban economic geography, real estate economics, GIS and quantitative methods

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Desmond Moser Desmond Moser
Associate Professor

Joint Appointment with Earth Sciences
B&GS 167
519 661‑2111
Ext: 84214
dmoser22@uwo.ca
Tectonics, geochronology

 

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Katrina Moser Katrina Moser
Associate Professor
SSC 2407
519 661‑2111
Ext: 80115
kmoser@uwo.ca
Paleolimnology, climate change, paleoecology, quaternary environments, water quantity and quality, limnology

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Micha Pazner Micha Pazner
Associate Professor
SSC 1416
519 661‑2111
Ext: 81469
pazner@uwo.ca
GIS, image processing, cartography

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Chantelle Richmond Chantelle Richmond

Associate Professor

Cross Appointment with First Nations Studies

SSC 2433
519 661‑2111
Ext: 85324
chantelle.richmond@uwo.ca
On Parental Leave - April 1, 2014-March 30, 2015;  On Sabbatical - July 1, 2015-June 30, 2016 
Aboriginal health, social determinants of health, social support, health impacts of environmental change, community-based research, mixed methods


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Chris Smart Chris Smart
Professor
SSC 1402
519 661‑2111
Ext: 85007
csmart@uwo.ca
Hydrology and geomorphology

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Graham Smith Graham Smith
Associate Professor
SSC 2405
519 661‑2111
Ext: 85011
lgsmith@uwo.ca
Sustainable globalization, capacity building & individual empowerment in the implementation of sustainability, dynamism as an approach to environmental change, & inquiry-based learning

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Phil Stooke Phil Stooke
Associate Professor

Cross Appointment with Physics and Astronomy
SSC 2425
519 661‑2111
Ext: 85022
pjstooke@uwo.ca
Planetary mapping and space exploration

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Marco Van De Wiel Marco Van de Wiel
Associate Professor
SSC 2412
519 661‑2111
Ext: 80161
mvandew3@uwo.ca
Computational geomorphology, fluvial geomorphology, landscape evolution modelling

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James Voogt James Voogt
Associate Professor
SSC 2401
519 661‑2111
Ext: 85018
javoogt@uwo.ca
Urban climatology

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Jinfei Wang Jinfei Wang
Professor
SSC 2402
519 661‑2111
Ext: 85017
jfwang@uwo.ca
On Sabbatical - July 1, 2014-December 31, 2014
Remote sensing and GIS


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Tony Weis Tony Weis
Associate Professor and Undergraduate Chair
SSC 2314
519 661‑2111
Ext: 87472
aweis@uwo.ca
Globalization & agriculture, political ecology, land reform & social movements, environmental conservation in inequitable landscapes

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Adam Yates Adam Yates
Assistant Professor
SSC 2403
519 661‑2111
Ext: 85008

adam.yates@uwo.ca
Aquatic Ecosystems in Populated Landscapes; Development and Application of Ecological Assessment Methods for Aquatic Ecosystems; Watershed Description and Analysis

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Part-Time Faculty

  Name Contact Information Research Interest/Geography Teaching Responsibilities
Jane Bowles Dale Armstrong    
Abednego Aryee
Lecturer
aaryee@uwo.ca Geography 3441G: Conservation & Devepment
EnvrSust 9012: Pillars of Environment & Sustainability-Planning and Management
Nathaniel Bergman Nathaniel Bergman Room 2304, SSC

nbergma@uwo.ca

Channel morphology, channel sedimentology and hydraulic modeling in a formerly glaciated terrain
(Van de Wiel/Hicock)

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Jane Bowles Robert Cecil McGill, 1973
rgcecil@uwo.ca
 
Wendy Dickinson
Assistant Professor
UCC 210
519-661-2111
Ext: 88616
wendyd@sdc.uwo.ca
Geography 2011A/B:  Ontario and The Great Lakes
Riley Dillon
Room 2248, SSC

rdillon@uwo.ca

(Dodson)
Steve EvansSteve Evans
Lecturer

SSC 2221
Ext: 80084
sevans4@uwo.ca

Geography 3462F:  Land Use Planning
Mireya Folch-Serra
Associate Professor
SSC 2420
519 661-2111
Ext: 85021
folch@uwo.ca
Geography 2050B: Western Europe

Geography 2142B: Geopolitics

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Clare Gordon
Assistant Professor
SSC 2223
cgordon@uwo.ca
Geography 2040A: Geography of East and Southeast Asia
Geography  2041G:  Geography of China
Kim HollandKim Holland
Lecturer
Weldon Library 122
519 661‑2111
Ext: 84612
kholland@uwo.ca
Geography 1100: Fundamentals of Geography
Jane Bowles Elizabeth Hundey    
Mark Moscicki
Mark Moscicki
Lecturer
SSC 2223
mmoscic@uwo.ca
Geography 2010A: Geography of Canada
Geography 2152F/G: Geography of Hazards
Hanson Nyantakti-Frimpong Hanson Nyantakyi-Frimpong
Room 2250, SSC

hnyantak@uwo.ca

Hungry farmers: A political ecology of agriculture and food security in Northern Ghana
(Bezner Kerr)
Sergio Pompilii
Lecturer
sergio@sepompilii.on.ca Geography 2162B: Introduction to Urban and Regional Planning
Karen Ross Karen Ross
Lecturer

Room 2248, SSC
kross44@uwo.ca
Struggling to Compete: Community-based Research on Agarian Change in the Caribbean
(Weis)
Richard Sadler Dr. Richard Sadler
Post Doctoral Fellow
SSC 2210
rsadler4@uwo.ca
Land use planning tools and policies to address social inequality, improve health, and strengthen local economies [WEBSITE]
Gabor Sass Gabor Sass
Assistant Professor
SSC 2221 / BGS 3025
gabor.sass@uwo.ca
Geography 2320A: Introductory Biogeography
Joe Shaw, MBA
Lecturer
  Geography 3464F: Muncipal Feasibility of Urban Development

Adjunct Faculty

  Name Contact Information Research Interest
Robert Bailey

Bob Bailey
Adjunct Professor

robert_bailey@cbu.ca Bioassessment of aquatic ecosystems, from the values and objectives that lead to initiation of a program, to its design, execution and interpretation of the information collected that leads to action. 
Rachel Bezner Kerr

Rachel Bezner Kerr
Adjunct Research Professor

rnb5@cornell.edu Globalization, agriculture and food; food security/food sovereignty; participatory research; sustainable agriculture; maternal and child nutrition; HIV/AIDS and food security; knowledge, science and participatory educational methods; Malawi; colonial history in southern Africa.  [Western] [Cornell]
John Kovacs

John Kovacs
Adjunct Professor

Nipissing University
Dept of Geography and Environment

johnmk@nipissingu.ca

Remote Sensing, Coastal Forested Wetlands

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Arja Vainio‑Mattila
Adjunct Professor
Huron University College A7
519 438‑7224
Ext: 205
avainiom@uwo.ca
Community based natural resource management, participatory development, gender issues, poverty reduction, "community" in a developing urban context, international development praxis and theory, Africa, China, South and South-East Asia
Colin Williams

Colin H. Williams
Adjunct Professor

Cardiff University, UK
williamsch@cardiff.ac.uk
Ethnic relations, political geography, geolinguistics, comparative international law and minority rights, political philosophy and multiculturalism. [Web page]

Professors Emeriti and Long Service Faculty

  Name Contact Information Research Interest

Elaine Bjorklund

Chicago, 1955
embjork@rogers.com

Richard Butler

Glasgow, 1973 r.butler2@btinternet.com

Don Cartwright

Western Ontario, 1973
dgcartwr@uwo.ca
Robert Cecil McGill, 1973
rgcecil@uwo.ca

Bill Code

California (Berkeley), 1971
wcode@uwo.ca

Mireya Folch Serra

Queen's, 1990
folch@uwo.ca
Consequences and effects of 40 years of dictatorship on Spain's cultural and natural landscape

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Suzanne Greaves

Assistant Professor 

SSC 1412
519 661-2111
Ext: 85028

greaves@uwo.ca
  Don Janelle Michigan State, 1966
janelle@geog.ucsb.edu
 

Roger King

 

Saskatchewan, 1969
king@uwo.ca
Brian LuckmanBrian Luckman SSC 1420
519 661‑2111
Ext: 85012
luckman@uwo.ca
Geomorphology, dendrochronology

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  Robert McDaniel Western, 1954
mcdaniel@uwo.ca
Joy Parr Joy Parr
Professor and Canada Research Chair
jparr@uwo.ca The historically specific sensing body; the influences of large scale technologies on their neighbours; chemical, radiological and microbiological contamination in landscapes and workplaces; social and cultural responses to power generation; ergonomic design in manufactured goods
 

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Visiting Professors and Post-doctoral Researchers

  Name Contact Information Research Interest
Andrew Clark Dr. Andrew Clark
Post Doctoral Fellow
SSC 2206
aclark2@uwo.ca
Understanding how the individual, social, and built environments influence the ability to live a healthy and active lifestyle [WEBSITE]
Dr. Pauline Leduc
Post Doctoral Fellow
SSC 2415
pleduc3@uwo.ca
Grain sorting and texture analysis in gravel rivers
Dr. Zenpei Li
Post Doctoral Fellow
SSC2248
zli664@uwo.ca
WebGIS, Networked Virtual Reality, 3DGIS, Digital Oil and Gas Pipeline Technology, Pipeline Spatial Data Model
Hannah Neufeld Dr. Hannah Tait Neufeld
Post Doctoral Fellow
Banting Scholar
SSC 3107
hneufel2@uwo.ca
X89310
Health inequities and community engagement in First Nation Communities [WEBSITE]
Dr. Jianbin Shi
Visiting Scholar
SSC 2248
 
Dr. Chuiqing Zeng
Post Doctoral Fellow
SSC2248
czeng7@uwo.ca
Develop automatic methods to detect rivers and their surrounding man-made features from satellite images [WEBSITE]