Faculty Directory

Jared Aldstadt

117 Wilkeson Quad

Phone: (716) 645-0481

geojared@buffalo.edu

Director of Undergraduate Studies
Associate Professor
Department of Geography
College of Arts and Sciences

Research Topics: Medical geography; Spatial epidemiology; GIScience; Spatiotemporal analysis

Sharmistha Bagchi-Sen

114 Wilkeson Quad

Phone: (716) 645-0478

geosbs@buffalo.edu

Professor
Department of Geography
College of Arts and Sciences

Research Topics: Economic and urban geography; Innovation and industry studies; Foreign direct investment; Biotech and bioenergy

Sean J. Bennett

126 Wilkeson Quad

Phone: (716) 645-0490

seanb@buffalo.edu

Department Chair
Professor
Department of Geography
College of Arts and Sciences

Research Topics: Sediment transport mechanics; Gully erosion; Reservoir sedimentation; Watershed processes

Ling Bian

301 Wilkeson Quad

Phone: (716) 645-0484

lbian@buffalo.edu

Professor
Department of Geography
College of Arts and Sciences
Director
National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis

Research Topics: Individual-based epidemiological modeling; Inter-operable environmental models; Geographic image retrieval

Thomas Bittner

130 Wilkeson Quad

Phone: (716) 645-0492

bittner3@buffalo.edu

Associate Professor
Department of Geography
College of Arts and Sciences

Research Topics: Bioinformatics; Formal ontology; Qualitative spatial, temporal, and spatio-temporal reasoning; Approximate reasoning, representation and reasoning about vagueness and indeterminacy; Medical information science; Theoretical foundations of geographic information systems; Spatial information science and formal geography

Abigail Cooke

122 Wilkeson Quad

Phone: (716) 645-0486

amcooke@buffalo.edu

Assistant Professor
Department of Geography
College of Arts and Sciences
Co-Director
UB Center for Trade, Environment and Development

Research Topics: Economic geography; Urban and regional studies; Immigration and trade; Diversity and inequality

Stuart M. Evans

128 Wilkeson Quad

Phone: (716) 645-0491

stuartev@buffalo.edu

Assistant Professor
Department of Geography
College of Arts and Sciences

Research Topics: Climate science and climate modeling; Dust in the climate system; Land-atmosphere interactions; Precipitation variability

Trina Hamilton

118 Wilkeson Quad

Phone: (716) 645-0482

trinaham@buffalo.edu

Director of Graduate Studies
Associate Professor
Department of Geography
College of Arts and Sciences
Co-Director
UB Center for Trade, Environment and Development

Research Topics: Corporate social and environmental responsibility; Global governance; International trade

Yingjie Hu

112 Wilkeson Quad

Phone: (716) 645-1820

yhu42@buffalo.edu

Assistant Professor
Department of Geography
College of Arts and Sciences

Research Topics: GIScience; Spatial and text analysis; Geospatial semantics; Machine learning; Data mining

Chris. P. S. Larsen

124 Wilkeson Quad

Phone: (716) 645-0488

larsen@buffalo.edu

Associate Professor
Department of Geography
College of Arts and Sciences

Research Topics: Climate change; Conservation biogeography; Forest ecology; Historical ecology; Landscape ecology; Restoration ecology; Tree-ring analysis

Nicholas Lustig

111 Wilkeson Quad

Phone: (716) 645-1759

nflustig@buffalo.edu

Assistant Professor
Department of Geography
College of Arts and Sciences

Research Topics: Urban Geography

Scott Mackay

113 Wilkeson Quad

Phone: (716) 645-0477

dsmackay@buffalo.edu

Professor
Department of Geography
College of Arts and Sciences

Research Topics: Ecohydrology; Land surface hydrology; Hydrologic and ecosystem modeling; GIS; Remote sensing

Sara Metcalf

115 Wilkeson Quad

Phone: (716) 645-0479

smetcalf@buffalo.edu

Associate Professor
Department of Geography
College of Arts and Sciences

Research Topics: Dynamic modeling; Urban health; Sustainability

Jessie P. Poon

125 Wilkeson Quad

Phone: (716) 645-0485

jesspoon@buffalo.edu

Professor
Department of Geography
College of Arts and Sciences

Research Topics: International trade and foreign investment; Regional economic development; Asian business

Chris S. Renschler

116 Wilkeson Quad

Phone: (716) 645-0480

rensch@buffalo.edu

Associate Professor
Department of Geography
College of Arts and Sciences
Director
Geographic Information Anlaysis Lab

Research Topics: GIScience; Environmental modeling; Natural resources management

Peter A. Rogerson

119 Wilkeson Quad

Phone: (716) 645-0483

rogerson@buffalo.edu

SUNY Distinguished Professor
Department of Geography
College of Arts and Sciences

Research Topics: Dynamic migration modeling; Demographic forecasting; Mathematical modeling

Monica Stephens

123 Wilkeson Quad

Phone: (716) 645-0499

mgstephe@buffalo.edu

Assistant Professor
Department of Geography
College of Arts and Sciences

Research Topics: Volunteered Geographic Information (VGI); BigData; Critical GIS; Social media; Gender; Technology

Xin Tao

131 Wilkeson Quad

Phone: (716) 645-3717

xintao@buffalo.edu

Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Geography
College of Arts and Sciences

Research Topics: Estimation of biogeophysical variables from satellite data; Data fusion of satellite products; Scaling effect and scale transformation of biogeophysical variables

Le Wang

110 Wilkeson Quad

Phone: (716) 645-0474

lewang@buffalo.edu

Professor
Department of Geography
College of Arts and Sciences

Research Topics: Remote sensing; GIScience; Forest characterization; Environment modeling; Land cover and land use change; Urban population estimation; Invasive species modeling; Spatio-temporal analysis and modeling

Marion Werner

127 Wilkeson Quad

Phone: (716) 645-0475

wernerm@buffalo.edu

Associate Professor
Department of Geography
College of Arts and Sciences
Co-Director
UB Center for Trade, Environment and Development

Research Topics: Global supply chains; International trade; Labor; Agri-food systems; Gender; Uneven development

Adam Wilson

120 Wilkeson Quad

Phone: (716) 645-0502

adamw@buffalo.edu

Assistant Professor
Department of Geography
College of Arts and Sciences

Research Topics: Ecological impacts of global environmental change; Species distributions; Ecosystem resilience; Climate change; Bayesian modeling

Eun-Hye Enki Yoo

121 Wilkeson Quad

Phone: (716) 645-0476

eunhye@buffalo.edu

Associate Professor
Department of Geography
College of Arts and Sciences

Research Topics: GIScience; Geostatistics; Spatial statistics; Public health and environmental modeling; Spatial hedonic modeling; Uncertainty analysis

Emeritus Faculty

UB Distinguished Professor Emeritus
Department of Geography
College of Arts and Sciences
Barry Lentnek

Professor Emeritus
Department of Geography
College of Arts and Sciences

David M. Mark

301F Wilkeson Quad

Phone: (716) 645-0505

dmark@buffalo.edu

SUNY Distinguished Professor Emeritus
Department of Geography
College of Arts and Sciences

301F Wilkeson Quad

Phone: (716) 645-0505

dmark@buffalo.edu

James E. McConnell
SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor Emeritus
Department of Geography
College of Arts and Sciences
Michael J. Woldenberg
Professor Emeritus
Department of Geography
College of Arts and Sciences

In Memoriam

Hugh W. Calkins

Professor Emeritus
Department of Geography
College of Arts and Sciences

Edgar Conkling

Professor Emertus
Department of Geography
College of Arts and Sciences

SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor Emeritus
Department of Geography
College of Arts and Sciences
John Haupert

Associate Professor Emeritus
Department of Geography
College of Arts and Sciences

Alan D. MacPherson

Professor
Department of Geography
College of Arts and Sciences

Richard A. Mitchell

Associate Professor Emeritus
Department of Geography
College of Arts and Sciences

David A. Smith

Associate Professor Emeritus
Department of Geography
College of Arts and Sciences