People

Department Leadership

Ryan Engstrom

Ryan Engstrom

Associate Professor [On Sabbatical]
Office Hours: Monday and Wednesday 11 a.m.–noon., Wednesday 2:30–3:30 p.m., and by appointment

Melissa Keeley

Melissa Keeley

Director of Environmental Studies Program
Assistant Professor
Office Hours: Tuesday 10 a.m.–noon, Wednesday 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m., and by appointment

Nikolay Shiklomanov

Nikolay Shiklomanov

Director of Graduate Studies
Associate Professor
Office Hours: Tuesday and Thursday 11 a.m.–3:30 p.m., and by appointment

 


Core Faculty

Ginger Allington

Ginger Allington

Assistant Professor
Office Hours: Wednesday and Thursday 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m., 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 Undergradute Advising

Assistant Professor
Office Hours: Wednesday 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m., and by appointment

Brendan Hurley

Brendan Hurley

Assistant Professor
Office Hours: Tuesday noon–2 p.m., Wednesday 2–5 p.m., and by appointment

Michael Mann

Michael Mann

Director of GIS Certificate

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

 

David Rain

David Rain

Environmental Studies Undergraduate Advisor

Associate Professor
On Sabbatical

 

 

 

 


Adjunct Faculty 

Richard Hinton

Richard Hinton

 

Spatial Analysis Lab Manager
Office Hours: By Appointment

 


Graduate Students

 

Mackenzie Allen
MS Student, Class of 2020

Adane (Eddie) Bedada
MS Student, Class of 2019

Lucas Belury
MS Student, Class of 2020

Steven Chao
MS Student, Class of 2020

Keiran Collinson
MS Student, Class of 2020

Ryan Corcoran
MS Student, Class of 2019

 

Carter Day
MS Student, Class of 2020

Thomas Elms
MS Student, Class of 2019

Nina Feldman
MS Student, Class of 2019

Patrick Geiger
MS Student, Class of 2019

Christopher Hart
MS Student, Class of 2020

Connor Horgan
MS Student, Class of 2019

 

 

Christine Mackrell
MS Student, Class of 2019

Jennifer Mannix
MS Student, Class of 2019

Alexander Michael
MS Student, Class of 2020

Kathleena Mumford
MS Student, Class of 2019

Olivia Napper
MS Student, Class of 2019

Tanni Sarker
MS Student, Class of 2020

 


Undergraduate Advisors

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