Faculty-Core

Faculty are divided into two categories: Core and Graduate Faculty. Core faculty are central to the department. They teach and advise both undergraduate and graduate students. Graduate faculty may be based out of another department at Rutgers. They advise graduate students only. Graduate faculty includes the core faculty.

Department Chair: Robin Leichenko
Director of the Graduate Program: Laura Schneider
Director of the Undergraduate Program: Åsa Rennermalm

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D. Asher Ghertner
Associate Professor
Ph.D. California, Berkeley

current research projects
phone: (848) 445-4128
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the politics of displacement, rule & resistance, urban geography, development, aesthetic politics, ethnography, India

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Robin Leichenko
Professor
Ph.D. Penn State
Department Chair

phone: (848) 445-4056
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economic geography, climate & society, urban & regional vulnerability and resilience, equity & environmental justice, globalization,
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Carrie Mott
Instructor
Ph.D. University of Kentucky
 
 
phone: (848) 445-4362
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political geography, feminist geography, social justice movements, grassroots politics, borders, difference, pedagogies, activism, race, whiteness, solidarity, US/Mexico borderlands
Paul O'Keefe
Instructor
Ph.D. University of
 
 
phone: (848) 445-4356
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Development Geography, Political Ecology, Human-Environment Relations, Adaptation to Climate Change, Vulnerability, Livelihoods Approaches, Tanzania

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Åsa Rennermalm
Associate Professor
Ph.D. Princeton
phone: (848) 445-4731
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hydrology, climatology, Arctic region

Kevon Rhiney

Kevon Rhiney
Assistant Professor
Ph.D. University of the West Indies
current research projects
phone: (848) 445-4375
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global environmental change, social and environmental justice, food security, Small Island Developing States
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David A. Robinson
Professor
Ph.D. Columbia
 
phone: (848) 445-4741
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climatology, climate change, snow dynamics
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Laura C. Schneider
Associate Professor
Ph.D. Clark
Graduate Director
 
phone: (848) 445-0071
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land change science, biogeography, Latin America, remote sensing, GIS

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Richard Schroeder, Dean of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Professor
Ph.D. California-Berkeley
phone: (848) 445-4350
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political ecology, environmental justice, africa, uneven development, social geography, economic geography, cultural geography, race, gender, nationality, wildlife conservation, mining, forestry, agriculture.
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Kevin St Martin
Associate Professor
Ph.D. Clark
 
phone: (848) 445-3634
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economic geography, diverse economies, political ecology, community and commons, critical cartographies, GIS

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