People

Department Leadership

David Rain

David Rain

Department Chair

Associate Professor 
Office Hours: 
Wednesday 9:00 - 10:00 AM
and by appointment

Virtual Office hours (Zoom)
Tuesdays/Thursdays 1:00-2:00 PM 

Declan Cullen

Declan Cullen

Director of Undergraduate Advising

Assistant Professor
Office Hours: 
Wednesday 10:30 - 12:30 AM
and by appointment 

Melissa Keeley

Melissa Keeley

Director of Environmental Studies Program

Director of Enviromental and Sustainability Science

Associate Professor
Office Hours:                                         Tuesday 10:00 - 11:00 AM
Wednesday 10:30 - 11:30 AM
and by appointment

Marie Price

Marie Price

Director of Graduate Studies

Professor of Geography and International Affairs

Office Hours:                                         Monday 2:30-4:30 PM
Wednesday 9:00 - 11:00 AM

Virtual Office hours
Tuesday 4:00 - 5:00 PM
https://gwu-edu.zoom.us/j/7292454488

 

 

 


Core Faculty

Mona Atia

Mona Atia

Associate Professor

Office Hours:
Wednesday 1:30 - 2:30PM
and by appointment

Elizabeth Chacko

Elizabeth Chacko

Associate Provost for Special Programs & the Mount Vernon Academic Experience 

Professor of Geography & International Affairs

Ryan Engstrom

Ryan Engstrom

Director of Data Science

Associate Professor

Office Hours:
Monday 11:00AM – 12:00PM
Tuesdays 1:00-2:00pm
Wednesday  11:00AM – 12:00PM
and by appointment

Moses Kansanga

Moses Kansanga

Assistant Professor of Geography and International Affairs 

Office Hours:
GEOG 3195/6293 Friday 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
GEOG 1003 Tuesday 2:30 - 4:30 PM and by appointment
Virtual Office hours via Webex
https://gwu.webex.com/meet/mkansanga

 

Aman Luthra

Aman Luthra

Associate Professor

Assistant Professor

Office Hours:
Wednesday 2:30 - 4:00 PM  Thursdays 10:30AM - 12:00 PM
and by appointment

 

Michael Mann

Michael Mann

Associate Professor

Office Hours: 
By appointment via Webex

 

Nikolay Shiklomanov

Nikolay Shiklomanov

Professor of Geography
Office Hours: 
Monday 5:15 - 6:00PM
Tuesday 10:30 AM -12:30 PM
Wednesday 5:15 - 6:00PM
Thursday by appointment

Dima Streletskiy

Dmitry Streletskiy

Associate Professor

Enviromental and Sustainability Science Advisor
Office Hours: 
Wednesday 3:00 - 5:00 PM
and by appointment

 

 


Adjunct Faculty 

Ali Hamdan

Ali Hamdan

Post-doctoral Scholar and Visiting Assistant Professor of Geography

Richard Hinton

Richard Hinton

Spatial Analysis Lab Manager

Office Hours: 
Tuesday 9:30 - 11:30 AM
Wednesday 2:00 - 3:30 PM
and by appointment

Kelsey Nyland

Kelsey Nyland

Office hours:
Wednesday 1:00 - 2:00 PM
and by appointment

 


Graduate Students

 

London Acree
MS Student, Class of 2023

Justin Brown
MS Student, Class of 2022

Claire Cantrell
MS Student, Class of 2023

Sonia Clemens
MS Student, Class 2022

George Doumit
MS Student, Class of 2023

Sara Fatimah
MS Student, Class of 2023

Matthew Goldberg
MS Student, Class of 2023

Alex Hall
MS Student, Class of 2023

Brooke Iacone
MS Student, Class of 2022

 

Jhovae Irving
MS Student, Class of 2022

Jonathan Kvilhaug
MS Student, Class of 2022

Katherine Landers
MS Student, Class of 2023

Katy Mayo
MS Student, Class of 2023

David McCrea
MS Student, Class of 2023

Alexander McDonald
MS Student, Class of 2023

Gabrielle Moreau
MS Student, Class of 2023

Arina Morozova
MS Student, Class of 2022

Ivana Mowry-Mora
MS Student, Class of 2023

 

Mia Murray
MS Student, Class of 2022

Maxwell Owusu
MS Student, Class of 2023

Fox Pfund Pulliam
MS Student, Class of 2023

Matthew Sosa
MS Student, Class of 2022

Rachel Spiegel
MS Student, Class of 2023

Caroline Van Hook
MS Student, Class of 2023

Roman Velazquez 
MS Student, Class of 2022

 

 


Undergraduate Advisors

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