Faculty


bays

 

Brad A. Bays

Associate Professor
Ph.D., Universty of Nebraska, 1996

 

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• Historical-Cultural Geography

• Historical GIS
• Historic Preservation
• Agricultural Settlement
• Cherokee Nation
• Upland South

colston

 

Nicole Colston

Post-Doc Fellow
Ph.D., Oklahoma State University, 2014

 

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• Environmental Science

• Environmental Education

• Citizen Science

• Communication

Dr. Jonathan Comer

 

Jonathan Comer

Professor & Coordinator of Graduate Studies
Ph.D., The Ohio State University, 1994

 

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• Economic Geography and Regional Science

• Geostatistics and Spatial Analysis

• Wireless Communications

• Regional Transportation Issues

Dr. Carlos Cordova

 

Carlos Cordova (on sabbatical Fall 2014)

Professor
Ph.D., The University of Texas, 1997

 

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• Quaternary Paleoecology (pollen and phytoliths)

• Geomorphology and soils

• Geoarchaeology

• Middle East

• Crimea and the Black Sea Region

• Great Plains of North America

• Southern Africa

• Mexico

 
 efekete

Emily Fekete
Clinical Assistant Professor & Undergraduate Advisor

Ph.D., University of Kansas, 2015

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• Economic Geography
• Consumption and Social Media
• Political and Media Geographies

• Middle East

 
Dr. Allen Finchum

 

G. Allen Finchum

Associate Professor
Ph.D., The University of Tennessee, 1992

 

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• Urban Geography

• Applied Geographic Information Systems

• Public Facilities (Higher Education & Sporting)
• Population Geography

• United States / American South

 
Dr. Amy Frazier

 

Amy E. Frazier

Assistant Professor

Ph.D., University at Buffalo, 2013

 

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• Remote Sensing

• Landscape Ecology

• Natural Resource Management

• Human-Environment Interactions

• Spatial Analysis 

 
Dr. Alyson Greiner  

Alyson L. Greiner

Professor
Ph.D., The University of Texas, 1996

 

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• Cultural Geography

• Geographic Thought
• Historical Geography of Australia
• Folk Architecture and Historic Preservation
• Necrogeography
• Europe, Africa, and Australia/Pacific

Dr. Reuel Hanks  

Reuel R. Hanks

Professor
Ph.D., University of Kansas, 1993

 

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• Political

• Ethnic

• National Identity

• Islam

• Central Asia

• Russia

Dr. Dale Lightfoot  

Dale R. Lightfoot

Professor & Head
Ph.D., University of Colorado, 1990

 

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• Resource Management

• Cultural Ecology

• Groundwater

• Historic Irrigation

• North Africa/Middle East/Central Asia

mathews  

Adam J. Mathews

Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Texas State University, 2014

 

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• Geographic Information Science and Systems

• Remote Sensing

• Unmanned Aerial Vehicles/Systems

• Geography of Wine and Viticulture

• Cartography

 

Dr. Rebecca Sheehan  

Rebecca A. Sheehan (on sabbatical Fall 2014)

Associate Professor & Associate Graduate Advisor
Ph.D., Louisiana State University, 2006

 

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• Cultural

• Historical

• Tourism

• Public Space

• Identity
• Geographies of Marginalized and Nonmainstream Groups

 

soltani  

Fatemeh (Tannaz) Soltani 

Research Assistant Professor 
Ph.D., Oklahoma State University, 2015

 

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• Tourism and Travel Behavior

• Parks and Recreation Management

• Outdoor Recreation and Community Development

• Destination Marketing and Management

• Human Dimensions of Natural Resources

 

Dr. Stephen Stadler  

Stephen J. Stadler

Professor & State Geographer of Oklahoma
Ph.D., Indiana State University, 1979

 

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• Climatology

• Meteorology

• Remote Sensing

• Physical

Dr. Jacqueline Vadjunec

 

Jacqueline Vadjunec

Associate Professor & Undergraduate Advisor
Ph.D., Clark University, 2007

 

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• Human Dimensions of Global Environ. Change
• People, Trees, and Forests
• Common Property Resource Management
• Cultural & Political Ecology

Dr. Thomas Wikle  

Thomas A. Wikle

Professor & Associate Dean
Ph.D., Southern Illinois University, 1989

 

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• Natural Resource Management

• Wireless Communication

Dr. Hongbo Yu  

Hongbo Yu

Associate  Professor & GIS Certificate Coordinator
Ph.D., The University of Tennessee, 2005

 

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• Transportation Geography

• Geographic Information Science

• Time Geography

• Spatio-temporal analysis and modeling