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Geography Faculty & Staff


Dr. Carol Atkinson-Palombo

Carol Atkinson-Palombo

Associate Professor & Director of Environmental Studies

Office: AUST 424
Phone: (860) 486-3023

Dr. William Berentsen (150)

William Berentsen


Office: AUST 431
Phone: (860) 486-3664

Stephanie Beron

Stephanie Beron

Program Assistant

Office: AUST 422
Phone: (860) 486-3656


Mark Boyer

Distinguished Professor

Office: 110 Hall Dorm
Phone: (860) 486-7198


Amy Burnicki

Assistant Professor-in-Residence

Office: Castleman Building, rm 326
Phone: (860) 486-2340

Dr. Timothy Byrne

Timothy Byrne


Office: Beach Hall 230
Phone: (860) 486-8144

Dr. Thomas Cooke (150)

Thomas Cooke


Office: AUST 437
Phone: (860) 486-1769

Dr. Robert Cromley (150)

Robert Cromley


Office: AUST 428
Phone: (860) 486-2059


Debanuj DasGupta

Assistant Professor

Office: AUST 433
Phone: (860) 486-5952

Dr. Heidi Dierrsen

Heidi Dierssen


Office: Avery Point campus
Phone: (860) 405-9239

Dr. Kenneth Foote

Kenneth Foote

Professor & Department Head

Office: AUST 422b
Phone: (860) 486-3656


Julie Fosdick

Assistant Professor

Office: 235 Beach Hall
Phone: (860) 486-1395

Dr. Debs Ghosh (150)

Debarchana Ghosh

Associate Professor

Office: AUST 438
Phone: (860) 486-4292


Dean Hanink

Professor & Graduate Program Coordinator

Office: AUST 436
Phone: (860) 486-2420

Dr. Andy Jolly-Ballentine

Andrew Jolly-Ballantine

Associate Professor-in-Residence
& Undergraduate Program Coordinator

Office: AUST 432
Phone: (860) 486-2579

Dr. Weidong Li

Weidong Li

Research Professor

Office: AUST 426
Phone: (860) 486-6977

Richard Mrozinski

Richard Mrozinski

GIS Instructor/Lab Manager &
GIS Certificate Program Coordinator

Office: AUST 429
Phone: (860) 486-3788

Dr. William Ouimet (150)

William Ouimet

Assistant Professor

Office: AUST 430
Phone: (860) 486-3322


Lisa Park Boush

Professor &
Director of the Center for Integrative Geosciences

Phone: (860) 486-4432

Dr. Anji Seth

Anji Seth


Office: AUST 427
Phone: (860) 486-3204

Research Website

Scott Stephenson

Scott Stephenson

Assistant Professor

Office: AUST 421
Phone: (860) 486-0374

Dr. Jeanne Thibeault (150)

Jeanne Thibeault

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Office: AUST 426
Phone: (860) 486-6977

Dr. Nathaniel Trumbull

Nathaniel Trumbull

Associate Professor

Office: Avery Point campus
Phone: (860) 405-9272


Natalia Vorotyntseva

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Office: AUST 423B

Dr. Dan Weiner (150)

Daniel Weiner

Professor & Vice President of Global Affairs

Office: John W Rowe Center

Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Chuarong Zhang

Chuanrong (Cindy) Zhang


Office: AUST 425
Phone: (860) 486-2610

Personal Website

Visiting Scholars


Sheng Cheng

Research Interest:  Residential energy consumption behavior

Hengzhou Xu

Hengzhou Xu

Research Interest:  Sustainable land use and land cover change analysis

Qingwu Yan

Qingwu Yan

Research Interest:  Geostatistics and their applications in natural resource management

Shengfu Yang

Shengfu Yang

Research Interest:  Land economic and management, GIS

Faculty Emeritus

Dr. Peter Halvorson (150)

Peter Halvorson

Professor Emeritus

 Dr. Thomas Lewis (150)

Thomas Lewis

Associate Professor-in-Residence Emeritus

 Dr. Jeffrey Osleeb (150)

Jeffrey Osleeb

Professor Emeritus