Faculty and Staff

FACULTY

Eddie Bairam

Lecturer

Human, cultural, political, and historical geography, sports geographies, Europe, Middle East

Dr. Hyowon Ban

Professor

Cartography, geovisualization, GIS, uncertainty, exurbanization, dance, music

Dr. Ban’s website

Dr. Deshonay Dozier

Assistant Professor

Housing and homelessness, property, policing and incarceration, critical race and gender studies, Los Angeles, alternative communities

Dr. Dozier’s website

Shane Eaves

Lecturer

Environmental geography, historical and political ecology, landscape change, environmental philosophy and literature, rephotography, subalpine meadows

 

Dr. Lily House-Peters

Associate Professor

Water governance, water security, sustainability science, climate resilience, political ecology, environmental justice, conservation, US-Mexico border, Latin America

Dr. House-Peters’ website

 

Dr. Gary Hytrek

Professor

Globalization, restructuring, and community development, globalization and democracy; social geography, urban policy, Latin America

Dr. Wenjie Ji

Assistant Professor

Remote sensing, dryland ecology, landscape ecology, biogeography

Dr. Christine L. Jocoy

Professor

Urban geography, land use planning, city politics, urban environmental sustainability, housing and homelessness, Long Beach history

Dr. Jocoy’s website

Spencer Langdon

Lecturer

Breeding success in threatened bird species, biogeography, geography of climate change, paleoecology, urban Gardening

Dr. Paul Laris

Professor

Cultural and political ecology, remote sensing, global environmental change, landscape ecology, Africa

Dr. Laris’ website

Dr. Unna Lassiter

Lecturer

Political geography, the Intelligence Community, sacred places, migration and privileged expatriation, nature-society relations, human security, Iran, Sri Lanka

 

Dr. Linna Li

Associate Professor

GIScience, urban GIS, spatial analysis, geographic data quality

 

Dr. Mystyn Mills

Assistant Professor

Research interests

Dr. David A. Pepper

Lecturer

Physical geography, coastal geomorphology, climatology, climate change

Dr. Christine M. Rodrigue

Professor

Biogeography, ecology, and environmental change, hazards, sustainability, and resilience, quantitative analysis, Martian geomorphology

Dr. Rodrigue’s website

 

Dr. Dmitrii Sidorov

Associate Professor

Urban geography, cultural geography, political geography, historical geography, the geography of religion, and Russia and the former USSR

Dr. Sidorov’s website

Dr. Suzanne P. Wechsler

Professor, Department Chair

Geographic Information Science (GISci), spatial analysis, terrain analysis, watershed hydrology

Dr. Wechsler’s website

Scott Winslow

Lecturer

GIS applications in the natural sciences, low-altitude remote sensing, digital image processing, meteorology and climatology, physical geography

Dr. Angela Wranic

Lecturer

Geographic education, online education, physical geography, environmental science, world regional geography, US & Canada

Dr. Wranic’s website

STAFF

Carol Philipp

Administrative Support Coordinator I