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Faculty and Staff

​​​Our highest priority is to maintain an academic environment that supports student achievement and involvement.  Work along side faculty members doing research or independent study projects in cartography, remote sensing, geographic information systems, environmental analysis, land use planning, and methods of physical geography instruction.

Our commitment to provide you with a stimulating education that prepares you for a fulfilling career and enhances your ability to adapt quickly in a rapidly changing world.​​

CMU Geography Faculty​​​ ​
Barbara J. Andersen
Urban and Regional Planning, Environmental Geography
Dow Science Complex 287

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Photo of Brian BeckerBria​n L. Becker​
GIS, Remote Sensing, Image Processing, Environmental Science, CAD Mapping for GIS
Graduate Coordinator
Dow Science Complex 292

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Jorge A. Brea
Population & Urban Geography, World Cultures, Latin America, Study Abroad - Dominican Republic
Dow Science Complex 283

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Anthony Feig
Earth Science, Science Education, Quaternary 
Geology, Physical & Environmental Geography
Dow Science Complex 276

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Mark Francek Department Chair
Physical Geography, Earth Science Education, GPS, Pedagogy
Dow Science Complex 296B

​​Phillip J. Gersmehl
Dow Science Complex 291
Marcello Graziano
Energy Geography, Rural/Urban Development, Economic Modelling, Natural Resource Management, Green & Blue Growth
Dow Science Complex 280

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Benjamin Heumann​
Remote Sensing, GIS, Environmental Science, 
Human-Environment Interactions, Wetlands
Dow Science Complex 282

Stacey Kerr
Geographic Education, Human Geography, Qualitative Research
Dow Science Complex 284
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Austin Jena Krause
Physical & Environmental Geography, Geomorphology, Hydrology
Dow Science Complex 237C

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Bin Li
GIS, Cartography, Spatial Statistics, Economic Geography, ​China
Dow Science Complex 279

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Michael J. Libbee
Geographic Education, Human Geography
Dow Science Complex 298

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Cultural and Historical Geography, Landscape Studies, Parks and Protected Areas, Environmental History, United States and Canada
Dow Science Complex 277
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M. David Meyer
Dow Science Complex 280

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James A. Pytko
Physical Geography, GIS, Environmental Geography
Dow Science Complex 286

Yong Q. Tian​
GIS, Land-Water Dynamics, Coastal Ecology, Geo-Computing, Environmental Modeling
Dow Science Complex 278

Photo of Xiaoguang WangXiaoguang Wang
World Culture, Landuse, GIS, Social Science, Fuel Consumptions & Emissions
Dow Science Complex 287
Photo of Liann YatesLiann C. Yates
Dow Science Complex 288
Photo of Tao ZhengTao Zheng
Cartography, Remote Sensing, Hydraulic Modeling with GIS
Dow Science Complex 281

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