Geography Graduate Students

Sohrob AslamySohrob Aslamy, PhD  (staslamy@syr.edu)
Advisor: Natalie Koch
Interests: Political geography, urban space and (post)conflict reconstruction, nature-society relations, Afghanistan and Central Asia

Jewell Bohlinger

Jewell Bohlinger PhD (bbohling@syr.edu)
Advisor: Matt Huber
Interests: Political ecology, carceral geographies


Emily BukowskiEmily Bukowski, PhD  (ebukowsk@syr.edu)
Advisor: Jake Bendix
Interests: Biogeography, environmental history, urban forestry


Chad ChambersChad Chambers, PhD  ( chchambe@syr.edu)
Advisor: Matt Huber
Interests: Geography of oil, geospatial visualization


Collin ChambersCollin Chambers, PhD  ( cchamber@syr.edu)
Advisor: Matt Huber
Interests: Political economy, environment & society, China, Marxism


Tina CataniaTina Catania, PhD  (rtcatani@syr.edu)
Advisor: Robert Wilson
Interests: Creative Writing, Immigration, Feminism, Race, Youth

 
M. CommonsMichael Commons, PhD  ( mgcommon@syr.edu)
Advisor: Jake Bendix
Interests: Biogeography - fire and landscape ecology


Miguel ContrerasMiguel Contreras, PhD  (macontre@syr.edu)
Advisor: Tom Perreault
Interests: Space and place, critical theory


Claudia Diaz-CombsClaudia Diaz-Combs, PhD  (cidiazco@syr.edu)
Advisor: Tom Perreault
Interests: Political ecology, water, natural resource extraction, environmental justice, Latin America     

 
K. YoungJamie Gagliano, MA  ( jcgaglia@syr.edu)
Advisor: Tom Perreault
Interests: Political ecology, critical theory, social movements, Latin America


John GilesJohn Giles, MA  (jhgiles@syr.edu)
Advisor: Alison Mountz (now at Wilfrid Laurier University)
Interests: Cultural justice, urban space


Jonathan GlassJonathan Glass, MA  (jnglass@syr.edu)
Advisor: Mark Monmonier
Interests: Media-related issues as they relate to geography


Xiwei GuoXiwei Guo, PhD  ( xguo18@syr.edu)
Advisor: Peng Gao
Interests: Fluvial geomorphology, sedimentology, river restoration, human-environment interactions


Madeleine HamlinMadeleine Hamlin, MA  (mrhamlin@syr.edu)
Advisor: Don Mitchell
Interests: Culture, justice, urban space


Justin HartnettJustin Hartnett, PhD  ( jjhartne@syr.edu)
Advisor: Susan Millar
Interests: Climatology, meteorology, and hydrology


Brian HenniganBrian Hennigan, PhD  ( brhennig@syr.edu)
Advisor: Don Mitchell
Interests: Culture, justice and urban space


Akemi InamotoAkemi Inamoto, PhD ( ainamoto@syr.edu)
Advisor: Tom Perreault
Interests: Feminist political ecology, agrarian politics in Colombia


James Lindberg James Lindberg, MA ( jtlindbe@syr.edu)
Advisor: Robert Wilson
Interests: Environmental history; infrastructure; landscape; urbanization; American West 


Katie MacDonaldKatie MacDonald, MA  (kmacdona@syr.edu)
Advisor: Tom Perreault
Interests: Rural development, water management, food and agriculture, Central Asia


Ainhoa MingolarraAinhoa Mingolarra, PhD (amingola@syr.edu
Advisor: Tom Perreault
Interests: Political ecology, water, Latin America and the Caribbean


Patrick OberlePatrick Oberle, PhD ( poberle@syr.edu)
Advisor: Mark Monmonier, Jonnell Robinson
Interests: Urban geography, GIS and society, community geography, urban planning


Khila PecoraroKhila Pecoraro, MA
Advisor: Jane Read
Interests: Political ecology, geospacial methods, and environmental change


Stephen PrzybylinskiStephen Przybylinski , PhD  (sprzybyl@syr.edu)
Advisor: Don Mitchell
Interests: Urban geography, production of urban spaces, socio-spatial inequality


Alex Pustelnyk Alex Pustelnyk, MA (ampustel@syr.edu)
Advisor: Matt Huber
Interests: Political economy, the informal sector, critical urban studies


Jesse QuinnJesse Quinn, PhD  (jquinn@syr.edu)
Advisor: Natalie Koch
Interests: Political geography, political ecology, post-Soviet studies


M. RuizManuela Ruiz, PhD  (mruizrey@syr.edu)
Advisor: Tom Perreault
Interests: Political ecology, agrarian studies, feminist theory


Pamela SertzenPamela K. Sertzen, PhD  ( pksertze@syr.edu)
Advisor: Robert Wilson
Interests: Memory, justice, and urban space


C. SicaCarlo Sica, PhD  (cesica@syr.edu)
Advisor: Matt Huber
Interests: Political economy, resource geography, historical geography


Kriangsak Teerakowitkajorn Kriangsak Teerakowitkajorn, PhD  (kteerako@syr.edu)
Advisor: Tod Rutherford
Interests: Labor geography, political economy,  industrialization urbanization, labor activism


T. TeixeiraTiago Teixeira, PhD  (taalvest@syr.edu)
Advisor: Tod Rutherford
Interests: Political geography, economics


J. Van RamshorstJared Van Ramshorst , PhD  (jpvanram@syr.edu)
Advisor: Jamie Winders
Interests: Transnational migration, borders, emotions and space


Anthony WalkerAnthony Walker, MA (ajwalker@syr.edu)
Advisor: Jonnell Robinson
Interests: Food justice, community geography


Sean Wang Sean Wang , PhD  (shwang13@syr.edu)
Advisor: Jamie Winders
Interests: Human geography


Jared WhearJared Whear, PhD  (jcwhear@syr.edu)
Advisor: Robert Wilson
Interests: Environmental geography; social movements; water and energy resources


Dominic WilkinsDominic Wilkins, MA (dowilkin@syr.edu)
Advisor: Robert Wilson
Interests: Environmental values and religion

 
K. YoungKelsey Young, PhD  ( kcarlson@syr.edu)
Advisor: Don Mitchell
Interests: Indigenous geographies and public space