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Department of Geography

College of Natural Sciences & Mathematics

Meet Us

Full-time Instructors

Robin Datel Ph.D.

Professor

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  • Office Amador Hall 552B

  • Hours TBD

  • Phone (916) 278-5320

  • Specialty & InterestsGeography of the Sacramento Region; Historic Preservation; Urban Historical Geography; Europe

Marsha Dillon Ph.D.

Professor

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  • Office Amador 552D

  • Hours TBD

  • Phone (916) 278-6357

  • Specialty & InterestsNatural Resources; Population Change; United States & Canada; California

Bruce Gervais Ph.D.

Professor

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  • Office Amador 553D

  • Hours TBD

  • Phone (916) 278-4207

  • Specialty & InterestsBiogeography; Climatology; Paleocology; Sustainability

Anna Klimaszewski-Patterson Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

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  • Office Amador 553A

  • Hours TBD

  • Phone (916) 278-7583

  • Specialty & InterestsPaleoecology/Landscape Archaeology; Landscape Modeling; Geovisualization; Augmented/Virtual Reality and Internet of Things (IoT); GIScience; Applied Geography

Tom Krabacher Ph.D.

Department Chair

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  • Office Amador 552A

  • Hours TBD

  • Phone (916) 278-6338

  • Specialty & InterestsCultural Ecology; Economic Development; Climate; Environmental History

Miles Roberts Ph.D.

Professor

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  • Office Amador 311

  • Hours TBD

  • Phone (916) 278-6102

  • Specialty & InterestsRemote Sensing; GIS; Ecology; Spatial Statistics

Michael Schmandt Ph.D.

Professor

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  • Office Amador 553C

  • Hours TBD

  • Specialty & InterestsUrban Planning; Geographic Techniques; Food; Applied Geography; Transportation Patterns; California Central Valley; Field Geography

Mathew Schmidtlein Ph.D.

Professor

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  • Office Amador 552C

  • Hours TBD

  • Phone (916) 278-7581

  • Specialty & InterestsEnvironmental Hazards and Vulnerability; GIScience; Human Geography; Public Health

James Wanket Ph.D.

Professor

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  • Office Amador 553B

  • Hours TBD

  • Phone (916) 278-7580

  • Specialty & InterestsQuaternary Studies; Climate; Geomorphology; Field Methods; California

Patrick Oberle Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

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  • Office Amador 533C

  • Hours TBD

  • Phone (916) 278-3881

Part-time Instructors

Emily Bukowski

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  • Office AMD 551D

  • Hours TBD

  • Phone (916) 278-6410

Jennifer Kusler

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  • Office AMD 553B

  • Hours TBD

  • Phone (916) 278-6410

John McKay

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  • Office AMD 551D

  • Hours By appointment

  • Phone (916) 278-6410

Sara Miles

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  • Office AMD 551D

  • Hours By appointment

  • Phone (916) 278-6410

Marius Petraru

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  • Office AMD 551D

  • Hours TBD

  • Phone (916) 278-6410

Sean Pries

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  • Office AMD 551D

  • Hours TBD

  • Phone (916) 278-6410

João Santos

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  • Office AMD 551D

  • Hours TBD

  • Phone (916) 278-6410

Jane Slavensky

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  • Office AMD 311

  • Hours TBD

  • Phone (916) 278-6410

Kimberly Walton

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  • Office AMD 551D

  • Hours TBD

  • Phone (916) 278-6410

Catherine White

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  • Office AMD 551D

  • Hours TBD

  • Phone (916) 278-6410

Laura McGowan

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  • Office AMD 551D

  • Hours TBD

  • Phone (916) 278-6410

Matt Rosenberg

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  • Office AMD 551D

  • Hours TBD

  • Phone (916) 278-6410

Total Members: 22