People

Department Leadership

David Rain

David Rain

Department Chair

Associate Professor 
Office Hours: 

Tuesdays/Thursdays 11-12:30 p.m. on Blackboard
Online Virtual Office hours in Blackboard

Declan Cullen

Declan Cullen

Director of Undergraduate Advising

Assistant Professor
Office Hours: 

Melissa Keeley

Melissa Keeley

Director of Environmental Studies Program

Director of Enviromental and Sustainability Science

Associate Professor
Office Hours:                                         Tuesday 1-3 PM EST
Thursday 10-11 AM EST  https://gwu.webex.com/meet/keeley¬†

 

 

 


Core Faculty

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:

Mondays and Wednesdays 1:00 – 2:00pm

Tuesdays 1:00-2:00pm

Moses Kansanga

Moses Kansanga

Assistant Professor of Geography and International Affairs 

Office Hours: Fridays 11am - 1pm

 

 

Nikolay Shiklomanov

Nikolay Shiklomanov

Professor of Geography
Office Hours: 

Tuesdays 10:30 AM -12:30 PM and 15:30-17:00 PM

Dima Streletskiy

Dmitry Streletskiy

Associate Professor

Enviromental and Sustainability Science Advisor
Office Hours: 

Wednesdays 1:00-3:00 PM

 

 


Adjunct Faculty 

Ali Hamdan

Ali Hamdan

Post-doctoral Scholar and Visiting Assistant Professor of Geography

 


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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