Geography Faculty

Daniel Buck

Associate Professor
Asian Studies, Geography, School of Global Studies and Languages
Phone: 541-346-2353
Office: 109 Condon Hall
Office Hours: Th 10:30—12:30 or by appointment
Research Interests: Geography/Asian Studies, Economic Geography, Development, Political Economy, Environment/Society, East Asia and China.

Mark Carey

Professor of Environmental Studies and Geography
Environmental Studies, Geography
Phone: 541-346-8077
Office: 110 Condon Hall
Office Hours: by appointment
Research Interests: environmental history, glaciers and society, climate change, environmental justice, Latin America, the Arctic

John Christian

Assistant Professor
Geography
Phone: 541-346-4543
Office: 173 Condon Hall
Office Hours: Th 2-3, or by appointment
Research Interests: glacier and ice-sheet dynamics, climate, earth-system models

Shaul Cohen

Associate Professor
Director, UO Prison Education Program; Director, Carnegie Global Oregon Ethics Program
Geography
Phone: 541-346-4500
Office: 107G Condon Hall
Office Hours: Thursday 2:30-3:30PM, or by appointment
Research Interests: Prison Education, Ethics, Ethno-territorial conflict, Environment

Sarah Cooley

Assistant Professor
Geography
Phone: 541-346-4521
Office: 153 Condon Hall
Office Hours: Wednesday, 2pm-4pm or by appointment
Research Interests: hydrology, climate change, the Arctic, remote sensing and spatial data analysis

Carolyn Fish

Assistant Professor
Geography
Phone: 541-346-4197
Office: 164 Condon Hall
Research Interests: cartography, map design, climate change communication, mapping environment-society interactions.

Mark Fonstad

Associate Professor
Climate Studies, Geography
Phone: 541-346-4208
Office: 107F Condon Hall
Office Hours: Spring 2024: Mondays 12PM- 1PM
Research Interests: Geomorphology, Hydrology, Remote Sensing, Environmental Simulation

Daniel Gavin

Professor
Climate Studies, Geography
Phone: 541-346-5787
Office: 254C Columbia Hall
Office Hours: Fridays from 1:00 to 2:30 PM. In 254C Columbia Hall or on Zoom by appointment
Research Interests: Biogeography, paleoecology, forest ecology.

Leigh Johnson

Associate Professor
Environmental Studies, Geography
Phone: 541-346-2644
Office: 152 Condon Hall
Office Hours: On Sabbatical 2023-2024
Research Interests: Climate change and environmental risk, political ecology, finance, development studies, East Africa, labor, firefighting

Nick Kohler

Senior Instructor I
Geography
Phone: 541-346-4160
Office: 107E Condon Hall
Research Interests: GIScience, Remote Sensing, Cartography, Human-Environmental relations, Geography of Adventure.

Hui (Henry) Luan

Assistant Professor
Geography
Phone: 541-346-4546
Office: 154 Condon Hall
Research Interests: Spatiotemporal Analysis; Spatial Epidemiology; Bayesian Statistics; Big Spatial Data Analytics; GIScience

Melissa Lucash

Research Assistant Professor
Environmental Studies, Geography
Phone: 541-346-4598
Office: 245 Columbia Hall
Office Hours: Mon at 10am, Thur at 9am Columbia 245
Research Interests: forest ecology,climate change, wildfire, spatial modeling,landscape ecology

Leslie McLees

Senior Instructor
Undergraduate Director, Senior Instructor & Advisor; Program Director, General Social Sciences
General Social Sciences, Geography, SAIL
Phone: 541-346-5709
Office: 107C Condon Hall

Laura Pulido

Professor
Geography, IRES, Latinx
Phone: 541-346-0918
Office: Alder 301
Office Hours: Mondays 2-4pm
Research Interests: Comparative Ethnic Studies, Chicanx Studies, Critical Human Geography, Environmental Justice

Johnny Ryan

Assistant Professor
Geography
Phone: 541-346-4967
Office: 163 Condon Hall
Research Interests: glaciology, climatology, remote sensing, drones, spatial data analysis

Xiaobo Su

Professor
Department Head
Asian Studies, Climate Studies, Geography
Phone: 541-346-4568
Office: 175 Condon Hall
Research Interests: Tourism and urban development, international political economy, China and Southeast Asia

Peter Walker

Professor of Geography and Environmental Studies
Environmental Studies, Geography
Phone: 541-346-4541
Office: 100 Condon Hall
Research Interests: Political ecology, environmental politics, climate change adaptation, wildfire, collaborative and community based resource management, land use, American West, Africa