Faculty & Staff

FACULTY


Matthew E. Baker, Ph.D., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2002

Associate Professor
Watershed ecology, riparian ecosystems, ecosystem/landscape ecology, watershed hydrology and biogeochemistry

 

 

Sari J. Bennett, Ph.D., University of Illinois, 1977
Clinical Associate Professor
Economic geography, geographic education

 

 

Dawn Biehler, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin – Madison, 2007
Assistant Professor
Historical geography of public health in US cities, environmental justice, urban and feminist political ecology, housing, human-animal interactions

 

 

Suzanne Braunschweig, PhD.,Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (VATech) 1993
Lecturer
Science education, plant physiological ecology, shale barren endemic plantspecies, long term forest community dynamics

 

 

Erle C. Ellis, Ph.D., Cornell University, 1990
Associate Professor
Global ecology, landscape ecology, biogeochemistry, land-use change and sustainable land management

 

 

Jeffrey B. Halverson, Ph.D., University of Virginia, 1995
Professor
Tropical meteorology, hurricanes and severe storms

 

 

hollandMargaret B Holland, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2009
Assistant Professor
Human dimensions of environmental change; relationships between livelihoods, land use dynamics, governance, conservation/development strategies; climate change vulnerability

 

 

David Lansing, Ph.D., Ohio State University, 2009
Assistant Professor
rural livelihoods; political ecology; environmental governance; climate change policy

 

 

 

MillerAndrew J. Miller, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University, 1983
Professor
Hydrology, geomorphology, water resources, urban environment

 

 

 

Eugene P. (Sandy) Parker, Ph.D., University of Colorado, 1982
Associate Professor & Chair
Environmental Conservation, Public Lands (State and Federal Parks and Forests), Amazonia

 

 

Joseph School, M.A., Temple University, 1983
Director of Cartographic Services Laboratory
Production cartography

 

 

studdsColin Studds, Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park, 2009
Assistant Professor
Animal Migration, Biogeography, Population Ecology, Quantitative Ecology

 

 

 

Christopher Swan, Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park, 2003
Associate Professor
Stream Ecology, Benthic Macroinvertebrates, Consumer-Resource Dynamics, Food Webs

 

 

Junmei Tang, Ph.D., Texas State University-San Marcos, 2007
Assistant Professor
Geographic Information Systems; Remote sensing, urban landscape ecology, resource management, environmental modeling

 

EMERITUS FACULTY

Roger Dubois, Ph.D., The University of Wisconsin
Geomorphology, coastal morphology, fluvial morphology

 

 

 

Robert Earickson, Ph.D., University of Washington
Urban geography, the geography of disease, health care

 

 

 

Keith Harries, Ph.D., UCLA
Geographical aspects of social issues, geography of crime

 

 

 

Thomas D. Rabenhorst, M.A., University of Maryland College Park
Cartography

 

 

ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF

Robin Schmidbauer
Office Supervisor III
Office: 211 Social Science Bldg.
Phone: 410-455-2002
Fax: 410-455-1056
schmidba@umbc.edu

 

pattyPatricia Bach
Administrative Assistant II
Sondheim 211
Phone: 410-455-2002
Fax: 410-455-1056
bach@umbc.edu