Associate Professor of Geography | College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences | Oregon State University

Visiting Research Fellow | Centre for Research Architecture | Department of Visual Cultures | Goldsmiths, University of London


Katy Davis, PhD

Postdoctoral Scholar

Zhanpei Fang

Geography PhD student

Zachary Field

Water Resources Policy Master's student

Tanya Haddad

Faculty Research Assistant

Laura Peters, PhD

Courtesy Faculty, OSU Geography 

Postdoctoral Scholar, University College London

Alex Smith, PhD

Faculty Research Assistant

Jaimlyn Sypniewski

Environmental Sciences PhD student

Graduate Student Research Projects

2022 Hannah Mizell (Geography MS): Assessing Opportunities and Constraints of Monitoring Refugee Settlement Socioeconomic Conditions using Nighttime Lights: A Case Study of Bidi Bidi and Rhino Camp Refugee 

2022 Alex Smith (Geography PhD): An exploration of 30 years of Landsat-satellite derived forest change data through land manager narratives of community forest and private land management in Nepal

2021 Elise Mazur (Geography MS): Putting Food on the Map: Automated Mapping of Community Gardens with High Resolution Aerial Imagery using an Object Based Approach in Google Earth Engine

2020 Anna Ballasiotes (Geography MS): Mapping Untreated and Semi-treated Wastewater Effluent off the Coast of Gaza with Sentinel-1 Time Series Data

2019 Hannah Friedrich (Geography MS): Breaking Ground: Automating the Detection of Refugee Settlement Establishment and Growth through Landsat Time Series Analysis with a Case Study in Northern Uganda

2019 Sue Kyung (May) Hwang (Water Resources Policy & Management MS): Alarming for Nothing?: A Geographic and Sentiment Analysis of Water Securitization in Academic Research

2018 Frieda Fein (Geography MS): Are Refugee Camps Refuges? A Spatially Explicit Analysis of Security Threats to African Refugee Camps (1997-2016)

2017 Paulo Murillo-Sandoval (Forest Ecosystems and Society MS): Leveraging Multi-Sensor Time Series Datasets to Map Short- and Long-Term Forest Disturbances and Drivers of Change in the Colombian Andes