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Kirsten de Beurs Home

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Email: kdebeurs@ou.edu
Phone: (405) 325-9129
Office: SEC 510G

Chair, Associate Professor
Remote Sensing, Land Cover Land Use Change, Phenology, Russia

Degrees: PhD, University of Nebraska – Lincoln, 2005 MSc., Wageningen University, 2000 BSc., Wageningen University, 1996


Nicholas Bauch Home

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Email: nbbauch@ou.edu
Office: 534

Assistant Professor
Geo-humanities, Cultural and Historical Geography, Urban Geography, Digital Humanities, Social & Environmental Theory

Director, Experimental Geography Studio

Degrees: Ph.D. Geography, University of California-Los Angeles, 2010; M.S. (2005) and B.S. (2001) in Geography, University of Wisconsin-Madison


Travis Gliedt Home

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Email: tgliedt@ou.edu
Phone: (405) 325-5325
Office: SEC 634

Assistant Professor
Environmental Economic Geography, Strategic Green Decisions in Organizations, Green Entrepreneurship, Sustainable Development, Energy Systems and Sustainability

Degrees: Ph.D Geography, University of Waterloo, 2012; MAES Local Economic Development, University of Waterloo, 2006; BES Geography, University of Waterloo, 2005


Scott Greene Home

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Email: jgreene@ou.edu
Phone: (405) 325-4319
Office: SEC 510C

Associate Chair, Professor, Director, OWPI
Applied Climatology, Renewable Energy, Oklahoma

Degrees: Ph.D., University of Delaware, 1994


Bruce Hoagland Home

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Email: bhoagland@ou.edu
Phone: (405) 325-0562
Office: SEC 654
Phone (405) 325-0928

Office: SEC 662

Professor
Plant Biogeography, Vegetation Classification, Floristic Analysis

Degrees: Ph.D., University of Oklahoma, 1995; M.S., Eastern Kentucky University, 1990; B.A., University of Louisville, 1986


Jennifer Koch Home

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Email: jakoch@ou.edu
Phone:(405) 325-5325
Office: SEC 542

Assistant Professor
Land-use and Land-cover Change, Integrated Modeling, Coupled Human and Natural systems, GIS

Degrees:  Diplom (Univ.), Geoecology, University of Bayreuth,
Germany, 2005
Ph.D., Environmental Systems Engineering, University of Kassel Germany, 2010


Rebecca Loraamm Home

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Email: rloraamm@ou.edu
Phone: (405) 325-5325
Office: SEC 674

Assistant Professor
Geographic Information Science,Time Geography, Location Modeling, Suitability Modeling, Network Analysis, Road Ecology, Wildlife Ecology and Management, Animal Movement, Landscape Ecology

Degrees: PhD, Geography and Environmental Science and Policy, University of South Florida, 2015; MS, Environmental Science and Policy, University of South Florida, 2011;  BS., Biology, Florida Southern College, 2009


Renee McPherson

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Email: renee@ou.edu
Phone: (405) 325-5325
Office: SEC 630

Associate Professor
Climatology, Meteorology

Degrees: Ph.D. Meteorology, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, 2003; M.S. Meteorology, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, 1991; B.S. Mathematics and Meteorology with Honors, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI, 1987


Mark Meo Home

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Email: mmeo@ou.edu
Phone: (405) 325-2272
Office: SEC 618

Professor
Sustainability Science and Policy, Climate Adaptation, Renewable Energy

Degrees: Ph.D. Ecology and Environmental Policy Analysis, University of California, Davis, 1983; M.S. Marine Sciences, Louisiana State University, 1974; B.A. Biology, Northeastern University, 1971


Hernan A. Moreno Home

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Email: moreno@ou.edu
Phone: (405) 325-5325
Office: SEC (662)

Assistant Professor
Watershed Processes, Hydrologic Modeling, Flood Forecasting, Hydrologic Effects of Land Cover and Climate Change, Remote Sensing and Hydrology          

Degrees: PhD Civil, Environmental and Sustainable Engineering- Arizona State University, 2012, MSc. Water Resources Engineering, National University of Colombia, 2005 B.Eng. Civil Engineering, National University of Colombia, 2002


Thomas Neeson Home

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Email: neeson@ou.edu
Phone: (405) 325-5325
Office: SEC 538

Assistant Professor
Conservation Biology, Landscape Ecology, Freshwater Ecosystems, Simulation and Modeling, Statistics

Degrees: Ph.D. Natural Resources and Environment, University of Michigan, 2010; M.A. Statistics, University of Michigan, 2009; M.S. Biology, Case Western Reserve University, 2005; B.S. Geological Sciences, Case Western Reserve University, 2003


Darren Purcell Home

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Email: dpurcell@ou.edu
Phone: (405) 325-5325
Office: SEC 550

Associate Professor
Political Geography, Economic Geography, Internet, Credit Unions, Borders, Europe, East-Central Europe

Degrees: PhD, Geography, Florida State University; MA, Geography, University of Kentucky; BA, Geography (International Studies Concentration), University of Kentucky


Robert Rundstrom Home

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Email: rrundstrom@ou.edu
Phone: (405) 325-8966
Office: SEC 614

Associate Professor
Internal Migration, Race, Resettlement, Oklahoma

Degrees: Ph.D., Cartography and Cultural Geography, University of Kansas M.A., Cartography, California State University at Northridge B.A., Physical Geography, University of California


Mark Shafer

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E-mail: mshafer@ou.edu
Phone: (405) 325-5325
Office: SEC 542

Assistant Professor
Natural Hazards, Climate Services, Climate Adaptation, Policy

Degrees: Ph.D. Political Science, University of Oklahoma, 2005; M.S. Meteorology, University of Oklahoma, 1990; B.S. Atmospheric Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1987


Fred Shelley Home

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Email: fshelley@gcn.ou.edu
Phone: (405) 325-5325
Office: SEC 530

Professor
Political geography, World economy, Academic process/geographic education, United States/North America

Degrees: Ph.D. (1981) University of Iowa; M.A. (1977) University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; B.A. (1974) Clark University


Laurel Smith Home

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Email: laurel@ou.edu
Phone: (405) 325-5325
Office: SEC 530

Graduate Liaison, Associate Professor
Research: Geopolitics of Knowledge, Representation, and Indigeneity; Geohumanities; Visual and Mediated Geographies; Cultural Politics of Development in Latin America

Degrees: Ph.D., Geography, University of Kentucky; M.A., History of Science, University of Oklahoma; B.A., History, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee


Aondover Tarhule Home

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Email: atarhule@ou.edu
Phone: (405) 325-5325
Office: SEC 510A

Assoc. Dean, A&GS, Professor
Hydrology, Hydroclimatic variability, Dendrochonology, Africa

Degrees: Ph.D., Geography, McMaster University (1997)


Bret Wallach Home

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Email: bwallach@ou.edu
Phone: (405) 325-3951
Office: SEC 622

Professor
Cultural Geography

Degrees: Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley (1968)


Jadwiga (Jad) Ziolkowska Home

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Email: jziolkowska@ou.edu
(405) 325-5325
Office: SEC 650

Assistant Professor
Environmental Economics, Natural Resource and Agricultural Economics, Water and Energy Economics, Desalination, Biofuels and Renewable Energy, Sustainability


Degrees: Habilitation - Humboldt University of Berlin (2013); PhD - Humboldt University of Berlin (2007); MSc - University of Rzeszow, Poland (2004)