People

Department Leadership

Melissa Keeley

Melissa Keeley

Director of Environmental Studies Program

Assistant Professor
Office Hours: Tuesday 10 am–noon, Wednesday 10:30 am–12:30 pm, and by appointment

Nikolay Shiklomanov

Nikolay Shiklomanov

Director of Graduate Studies

Professor of Geography
Office Hours: Tuesday and Thursday 11 am–3:30 pm, and by appointment

 


Core Faculty

Ginger Allington

Ginger Allington

Assistant Professor
Office Hours: Wednesday and Thursday 11:30 am–1 pm, and by appointment

Lisa Benton-Short

Marie Price

Professor [On Sabbatical]
Professor of Geography and International Affairs

Elizabeth Chacko

Elizabeth Chacko

Associate Provost for Special Programs & the Mount Vernon Academic Experience 

Professor of Geography & International Affairs

Declan Cullen

Declan Cullen

Director of Undergraduate Advising

Assistant Professor
Office Hours: Wednesday 10:30 am–12:30 pm, and by appointment

Brendan Hurley

Brendan Hurley

Assistant Professor
Office Hours: Tuesday noon–2 pm, Wednesday 2–5 pm, and by appointment

Michael Mann

Michael Mann

Director of GIS Certificate

Associate Professor
Office Hours: Tuesday and Thursday 2–3 pm, Wednesday 5–7 pm, and by appointment

 

David Rain

David Rain

Geography Undergraduate Advisor

Associate Professor
Office Hours: Tuesday and Thursday 1-3pm, Wednesday 9am-noon

 

 

 

 


Adjunct Faculty 

Richard Hinton

Richard Hinton

Spatial Analysis Lab Manager
Office Hours: By Appointment

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Graduate Students

 

Mackenzie Allen
MS Student, Class of 2020

Lucas Belury
MS Student, Class of 2020

Sarah Cassius
MS Student, Class of 2021

Steven Chao
MS Student, Class of 2020

Keiran Collinson
MS Student, Class of 2020

Carter Day
MS Student, Class of 2020

 

Christopher Hart
MS Student, Class of 2020

Min Jaegal
MS Student, Class of 2020

Jacob Kania
MS Student, Class of 2021

Tara McAllister
MS Student, Class of 2021

Alexander Michael
MS Student, Class of 2020

Madalena Monnier-Reyna
MS Student, Class of 2021

 

Nicole Oveisi
MS Student, Class of 2021

Tanni Sarker
MS Student, Class of 2020

Emily Zhang
MS Student, Class of 2021

Liyuan Zhang
MS Student, Class of 2020

Anna Zhu
MS Student, Class of 2021

 


Undergraduate Advisors

Contact advisors with any questions regarding declaring a major or minor, study abroad, transfer credits or other academic support.