Graduate Students

Graduate Students

Graduate Student Areas of Interest Thesis Advisor
Anna Abramova Physical/environmental geography, climate change, contamination/pollution, Arctic region, environmental awareness Wechsler
Isis Amoah Environmental justice Toji
Alejandro Beltran-Cortez Racial capitalism, Political economy, economic systems, GIS and migration Hytrek
Steven Bowyer Remote sensing, environmental geography Rodrigue
Andrea Cano Cultural Geography, Cartography, Latin America, Education, Climate Change, GIS  
Darrell Carvalho Critical transportation studies, social geography, intersectionality theory, qualitative methods House-Peters
Aida Cisneros Environmental justice, perceptions of pollution exposure Hytrek
Brian Cortez UAVs (aka drones), remote sensing/GIS, and geopolitics  
Kenya Creer Physical geography, object-based image classification (OBIA) Laris
Alan De Los Santos Urban geography, social justice and planning, environmental justice Jocoy
Julia Dowell Environmental justice, climate change, climate justice, community resilience Hytrek
Tiana Fain Placemaking and identity through art landscapes Dallman
Ken Fichtelman Cultural geography, urban revitalization Sidorov
Amber Huu Biogeography, soil and vegetation disturbance Laris
Jacob Ingram GIS, geovisualization, human geography, cartography, California, watersheds, wildfires  
Samantha Ishak Political ecology, California ecosystems, cultural geography, environmental history House-Peters
Lluvia Lastra-Morales Human-environment interaction, environmental degradation, environmental science and policy education House-Peters
Enadina Lozano GIS, archaeology, migration, Mesoamerica Wechsler
Natalie Marcom GIS/remote sensing, food deserts, social justice Gregor
Cameron Mayer Land conservation/management, biogeography, desert ecology, human-environment interactions, public transit accessibility, urban walkability Argandoña
Neysha Pacheco Colón Physical geography, natural hazards, GIS Wechsler
Megan Perrault Human-environment interactions, environmental justice, physical geography, sustainability  
Claudia Quijano Social and urban geography, civic reform, community development, globalization and democracy Hytrek
Adolfo Reyes Urban Geography, urban planning, transportation, sustainability, environmental ethics, communication studies Jocoy
Alana Salas-Yoshii Socio-political geography, migrant and refugee rights, environmental justice, and sustainable development Hytrek
Christiana Saldana Geographic education, urban geography, human-environment interactions Dallman
Samantha Schmidt Food security, international development, Latin America and the Caribbean Dallman
Arthella Vallarta Physical/environmental geography, hydrology, recycled water expansion in Los Angeles Dallman
Mary Venegas Environmental justice, climate justice, climate change, social justice, gender analysis, human impact Hytrek
Katie Wade Globalization, climate change, sustainability, physical geography, indigenous geography, GIS Laris
Lilian Yang Savanna fires, tree-grass competition, statistical analysis, GIS Laris