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Department of Geography
Dean Hall 301
(509) 963-1188

Faculty and Staff

John Bowen, Professor
Ph.D. University of Kentucky
Interests and expertise: economic geography, air transport systems, Asia

Elvin Delgado, Associate Professor, Director of Integrated Energy Management
Ph.D. Syracuse University
Interests and expertise: energy and capitalism; political economy and nature; critical resource geography and political ecology

Anthony Gabriel, Professor
Ph.D. University of Guelph
Interests and expertise: resource geography; lake and river ecosystems; coastal and wetlands management; environmental hazards and recreation geography.

Robert Hickey, Professor, On Sabbatical
Ph.D. University of Idaho
Interests and expertise: GIS and remote sensing applications in environmental modeling; ore deposit geology and erosion modeling

Karl Lillquist, Professor, On Sabbatical
Ph.D. University of Utah
Interests and expertise: geomorphology; remote sensing; climate change; arid and alpine environments

Jennifer Lipton, Associate Professor
Ph.D. University of Texas
Interests and expertise: environmental geography, remote sensing, mountain environments, Latin America

Michael Pease, Professor, Department Chair, Director of Public Policy Program
Ph.D. Southern Illinois University
Interests and expertise: water resources, physical geography

Sterling Quinn, Assistant Professor
Ph.D Penn State University
Interests and expertise: Web mapping and geographic information systems; critical cartography; crowdsourced maps; open source software, Latin America

Craig Revels, Associate Professor
Ph.D. Louisiana State University
Interests and expertise: cultural-historical Geography, landscape, Latin America

Megan Walsh, Professor, Co-Director of Cultural and Environmental Resource Management Graduate Program
Ph.D. University of Oregon
Interests and expertise: biogeography, paleoecology, American West

Adjunct Faculty

Holly English
M.S. University of Denver

Elaine Glenn
M.S. Brigham Young University
Interests and expertise: political geography, world regional geography, Middle East


David Cordner, Instructor, Instructional and Classroom Support Technician
M.S. Central Washington University
Interests and expertise: geographic information systems; spatial web application development, optical and gnss surveying; landscape architecture; environmental perception.

Monica Reece-Bruya, Secretary
Dean Hall 301
(509) 963-1188
B.A.  Central Washington University

Emeritus Faculty

Dee R. Eberhart
M.A. Northwestern University

Kenneth A. Hammond
Ph.D. University of Michigan

James Huckabay
Ph.D. University of Kansas

Nancy Hultquist
Ph.D. University of Idaho

Robert Kuhlken
Ph.D. Louisiana State University

John Q. Ressler
Ph.D. University of Oregon

Morris Uebelacker
Ph.D. University of Oregon

In Memoriam

Martin Kaatz


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