Geography

Program Faculty

Yuko Aoyama, Ph.D.
Professor, School of Geography
Executive Editor, Economic Geography; Economic/industrial geography, global economic change, technology and culture.
Tel: 508-793-7403
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Anthony Bebbington, Ph.D.
Higgins Professor of Environment and Society; Director, School of Geography
Development geography, political ecology, social movements, natural resource extraction, agrarian change.
Tel: 508-793-7370
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Mark Davidson, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, School of Geography
Gentrification, urban politics, policymaking, comparative urbanism, critical socio-spatial theory
Tel: 508-793-7291
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J. Ronald Eastman, Ph.D.
Professor, School of Geography; Director, Clark Labs
Director of Clark Labs for Cartographic Technology and Geographic Analysis; Geographic information systems, remote sensing, and cartography
Tel: 508-793-7526
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Jody Emel, Ph.D.
Professor and Acting Director (Spring 2015), School of Geography
Resource/environmental geography, animal geographies, feminist/social theory
Tel: 508-793-7317
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Karen Frey, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, School of Geography
Remote sensing, climate change, Arctic environments
Tel: 508-793-7209
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Dominik Kulakowski, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, School of Geography; Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Biology
Ecology and biogeography, Rocky Mountain forests, sub-alpine forests of Europe
Tel: 508-793-7383
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Deborah Martin, Ph.D.
Associate Director, School of Geography; Associate Professor, School of Geography
Director of Urban Development and Social Change Concentration
Urban geography, social movements (particularly neighborhood activism), place identity, local politics, legal geography, and qualitative methodologies.
Tel: 508-793-7104
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James McCarthy, Ph.D.
Professor, Graduate School of Geography
Political ecology, political economy, environmental politics, policy, and governance; social theory
Tel: 508-421-3829
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James T. Murphy, Ph.D
Associate Professor, School of Geography; Adjunct Associate Professor, International Development, Community and Environment Department
Editor-in-Chief, Economic Geography; Economic geography, technological change, sustainable development, developing economies
Tel: 508-793-7687
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Richard Peet, Ph.D.
Leo L. '36 and Joan Kraft Laskoff Professor of Economics, Technology and Environment; Professor, School of Geography
Political economy of development, social theory, marxist geography
Tel: 508-793-7364
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Colin Polsky, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, School of Geography; Associate Dean for Undergraduate Research and Active Pedagogy
Climate impacts, human-environment vulnerability to global environmental change, spatial statistics, mixed methods
Tel: 508-421-3828
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Robert Gilmore Pontius Jr, Ph.D.
Professor, School of Geography
Geographic information science, quantitative environmental modeling, land change science, spatial statistics
Tel: 508-793-7761
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Samuel Ratick, Ph.D.
Professor, School of Geography; Professor, International Development, Community and Environment Department
Decision analysis in environmental assessment and management, spatial analysis, quantitative and dynamic modeling, environmental policy, coastal hazards from climate change, pollution prevention in companies, locating hazardous facilities
Tel: 508-793-7368
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Dianne Rocheleau, Ph.D.
Professor, School of Geography
Environment and development, political ecology, forestry, agriculture and landscape change, with an emphasis on the role of gender, class and "popular" vs. "formal" science in resource allocation and land use.
Tel: 508-793-7176
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John Rogan, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, School of Geography; Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Biology
Landscape ecology, fire ecology, remote sensing, GIS
Tel: 508-793-7562
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Christopher A. Williams, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Graduate School of Geography Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Biology
Land surface hydrology; ecosystem ecology; hydroclimatic variability and change; global water and carbon cycles
Tel: 508-793-7323
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Adjunct Faculty

Jacqueline Geoghegan, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair, Department of Economics
Tel: 1-508-793-7709
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Yelena Ogneva-Himmelberger, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of International Development, Community, and Environment; Adjunct Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Geography
Coordinator of the Graduate Program in Geographic Information Sciences for Development and Environment Health applications of GIS and remote sensing; environmental justice and GIS; spatial statistics; urban applications of remote sensing; land-use change and environmental degradation
Tel: 1-508-421-3805
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Affiliate Faculty


Research Faculty

Roger Kasperson, Ph.D.
Hazards, global change, environment and society
Tel: 1-508-751-4607
Email: rkasperson@clarku.edu
Tel: 508-793-7316


Emeriti Faculty

Martyn Bowden, Ph.D.
Tel: 508-793-7316


Douglas Johnson, Ph.D.
Cultural geography, land degradation, animal agriculture and nomadic pastoralism
Tel: 508-793-7336
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Gerald Karaska, Ph.D.
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Duane S. Knos, Ph.D.




Henry J. Steward, Ph.D.


Affiliate Scientist

Florencia Sangermano, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor, Clark Labs; Adjunct Research Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Geography
GIS, remote sensing, species distribution modeling, landscape ecology, conservation biology
Tel: 508-849-2309
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Distinguished University Professor Emerita/Emeritus

Susan Hanson, Ph.D.
Urban/social/economic geography, feminist geography
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Distinguished Research Professor

B. L. Turner, Ph.D.
Human-environment relationships, global change, third world agriculture
Tel: 508-793-7325
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