Faculty

Sara Baguskas profile picture
Associate Professor
Terrestrial biogeography; Plant ecophysiology; Climate change; Coastal fog; Mediterranean ecosystems; Water resource management; Urban ecohydrology; Science education and outreach
(415) 338-2042
Jen Blecha profile picture
Associate Professor
Food justice, urban agriculture, waste and waste prevention, public policy, critical animal geographies, feminist and critical race geographies
(415) 405-2495
Leonhard Blesius profile picture
Associate Professor
Remote sensing of environment, landslide susceptibility analysis, geomorphological hazards, fluvial geomorphology, soils
(415) 405-2144
Erin Bray profile picture
Assistant Professor
Hydrology, fluvial geomorphology, river processes, river restoration, water resources management
(415) 405-2433
John Caskey profile picture
Associate Professor
Neotectonics, seismotectonics of coastal central California and Nevada
(415) 405-0353
Professor
Sustainable communities, green consumerism, urban agriculture, social and environmental justice, climate change, STEM education, STEM teacher preparation
(415) 405-2676
Jerry Davis profile picture
Jerry Davis (He/Him/His)
Professor
geomorphology, watersheds, GISci, spatial statistics, Python & R environmental data science, UAS remote sensing
Courtney Donovan profile picture
Associate Professor
Politics of health and health care, health humanities, health disparities, visual methodologies, graphic narratives and comics, multimedia art
(415) 405-0921
Glenn Fieldman profile picture
Associate Professor
International political economy of the environment; environment and development  (trade agreements, World Bank/IMF), sustainable alternative institutions; climate policy
(415) 405-2431
Qian Guo profile picture
Associate Professor
Regional geography, cultural geography, urban geography, economic geography
(415) 338-1314
Jason Henderson riding a bicycle profile picture
Professor
Politics of Mobility; Comparative Global Transport; Bicycle and Car Politics; Public Transit; Parking; Energy and Climate impacts of Transport; Car Free and Car Lite Cities
Ellen Hines profile picture
Professor
Geographic information systems (GIS), community GIS, marine and coastal conservation, marine mammals, endangered species conservation
(415) 338-1482
Yadira Ibarra profile picture
Associate Professor
Carbonate sedimentology, geobiology, microbial carbonates, spring deposits (travertine, tufa), petrography
Mary Leech profile picture
Professor and School Associate Director
Petrology, geochemistry, geochronology, the tectonics of mountain building, and natural hazards
(415) 338-1144
XiaoHang Liu profile picture
Professor
Geographic Information Science, spatial analysis for social science, urban remote sensing
(415) 338-7509
Leora Nanus profile picture
Associate Professor
Hydrology, water quality, environmental science, resource management, watershed biogeochemistry, ecohydrology, GIS & environmental modeling
(415) 405-3547
Aritree Samanta profile picture
Associate Professor
(415) 405-0328
Alexander Stine profile picture
Professor
Climate change, reconstructions of past climates (particularly from tree rings), interactions of human societies and climate over the last ~4000 years, response of the global rain patterns to global warming, the annual cycle of climate variability
(415) 338-1209
Associate Professor
Nancy Wilkinson profile picture
Professor
Water resources, perception, environmental history
(415) 338-1439

Lecturer Faculty

Quentin Clark profile picture
Lecturer, CSU GIS Specialty Center Administrator
Geographic Information Systems, Environmental Science, Natural Resource Management, Invasive Species Ecology
(415) 338-6140
Graydon Creed profile picture
Lecturer
Anthropogenic Climate Change; Natural Hazards; Water Resources; Geomorphology
(415) 405-2451
Mays Danfoura profile picture
Lecturer
Groundwater, hydrogeology, and stormwater management in the urban environment
Bridget James profile picture
Lecturer
Geoscience Education, Educational Leadership in Higher Education, Structural Geology/Tectonics
Kevin Levey profile picture
Lecturer
Fundamentals of Geology, Hydrology & Hydrogeology, Environmental Sustainability, and Climate Change

Adjunct Faculty

Kurt Menning profile picture
Adjunct Faculty
Landscape ecology, biogeography, interplay of topography and evolution, disturbance (fire) ecology, island biogeography, glaciated landscapes
(415) 405-2451
Stuart Siegel profile picture
Adjunct Professor
Wetland restoration, wetland and estuarine geomorphology, integration of estuarine and climate science with public policy, climate change effects and resilience in estuarine wetlands and nearshore human environments
(415) 299-8746
Tiffany Vance profile picture
Adjunct Faculty
Geographic information systems (GIS), fisheries oceanography, history of science, scientific visualization, application of GIS to historiography
Lisa White profile picture
Adjunct Professor
Micropaleontology, paleoceanography, stratigraphy, historical geology
(510) 664-4966

Faculty Emeriti

Charles Bickel profile picture
Professor Emeritus
Igneous and metamorphic petrology, lunar and extraterrestrial geology, geochemistry, mineralogy
Roger Crawford profile picture
Professor Emeritus
Patricia Foschi profile picture
Professor Emerita
Remote sensing, geographic information systems (GIS), quantitative methods
Jon Galehouse profile picture
Professor Emeritus
Structural Geology and Earthquakes
Oswaldo Garcia profile picture
Professor Emeritus
Physical meteorology; tropical climatology, applications of GPS technology to meteorology
Professor Emeritus
Karen Grove profile picture
Professor Emerita
Sedimentation and tectonics, coastal sedimentary environments, Quaternary geology, tectonic geomorphology
Barbara Holzman holding a piranha profile picture
Professor Emerita
Biogeography, resource management, environmental studies, vegetation change, disturbance recovery
James Kelley profile picture
Professor Emeritus
Physical Oceanography
Professor Emeritus
Regional geography, cultural geography, San Francisco
John Monteverdi profile picture
Professor Emeritus
Synoptic and mesoscale meteorology, severe weather, weather analysis and forecasting, coastal zone meteorology
David Mustart profile picture
Professor Emeritus
Experimental petrology, geochemistry, economic geology, and soils geology
Erwin Seibel profile picture
Professor Emeritus
Coastal dynamics, interrelationship of the biological, chemical, geological and physical characteristics of the nearshore system, geophysical investigations, fresh water resources, marine geology, estuarine studies
Leonard Sklar profile picture
Professor Emeritus
Fluvial, Hillslope, and Tectonic Geomorphology; Engineering Geology; Hydrology; Ecosystem Restoration
(415) 338-1204
Raymond Sullivan profile picture
Professor Emeritus
Stratigraphy