Full Time Faculty

James Voogt

James Voogt

Associate Professor
Department Chair
javoogt@uwo.ca

519-661-2111, x. 85018
Room 2401, SSC

Research Areas
Urban climatology

Teaching
Physical Geography; Weather and Climate; Micrometeorology


Godwin Arku

Godwin Arku

Associate Professor
Western Faculty Scholar
garku@uwo.ca

519-661-2111, x. 85343
Room 2427, SSC

Research Areas
Housing and economic development; Urban development and policy analysis; Regional and local economic development policy and planning; Third World development issues (esp. Africa)

Teaching
People, Places and Landscapes; Urban Development; Urban Economic Development; Urban Geography of the Developing World


Peter Ashmore

Peter Ashmore

Professor
Sabbatical July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2020
pashmore@uwo.ca

519-661-2111, x. 85026
Room 1405, SSC

Research Areas
Fluvial geomorphology, sediment transport

Teaching
Physical Geography; Geomorphology & Hydrology; Geomorphology of River Channels


Jamie Baxter

Jamie Baxter

Professor
Associate Dean Graduate Affairs (Social Science)
jamie.baxter@uwo.ca

519-661-2111, x. 81241
Room 1407, SSC

Research Areas
Social construction of risk, community responses to technological hazards, renewable energy policy, noxious facility siting, and methodology

Teaching
Environmental Hazards & Human Health; Qualitative Methods; Research Design, Environment, Economy and Society


Michael Buzzelli

Michael Buzzelli

Associate Professor
Western Teaching Fellow
mbuzzell@uwo.ca

519-661-2111, x. 85329
Room 2429, SSC

Research Areas
Higher education policy, research on teaching and learning, society-space relationships with a focus on housing, health and GIS

Teaching
Housing, The Geoweb & Geomedia, Research Design and Methodology


Jason Gilliland

Jason Gilliland

Professor
Director, Urban Development Program
Cross Appointed with School of Health Studies and the Department of Paediatrics
jgillila@uwo.ca

519-661-2111, x. 81239
Room 2432, SSC

Research Areas
Urban studies, health geography, children's environments, GIS

Teaching
Land Use and Development Issues; Graduate Seminar in Urban Geography; Advanced Urban Social Geography


Jeff Hopkins

Jeff Hopkins

Associate Professor
Graduate Chair
jhopkins@uwo.ca

519-661-2111, x. 85027
Room 2423, SSC

Research Areas
Cultural geography, gender, public places

Teaching
Social Geography; Urban Culture; Cultural Geography; Geography of Gender; Advanced Cultural Geography


Carol Hunsberger

Carol Hunsberger

Assistant Professor
chunsber@uwo.ca

519-661-2111, x. 85020
Room 2409, SSC

Research Areas
Political ecology, energy justice, biofuels, pipeline politics, environmental governance

Teaching
Environment and Development Challenges; Energy and Power; Research Methods in Geography; Graduate Seminar in Development Geography


Agnieszka Leszczynski

Agnieszka Leszczynski

Assistant Professor
aleszczy@uwo.ca

519-661-2111, x. 80161
Room 2425, SSC

Research Areas
I am a digital geographer and geographic information scientist. My current projects examine digital platforms in Canadian cities, and location-based technology startups in the digital economy.

Teaching
Geographic Information Science


Diana Lewis

Diana Lewis

Assistant Professor
diana.lewis@uwo.ca

519-661-2111, x. 85103
Room 3213, SSC

Research Areas
Indigenous environmental health, social/environmental justice, Indigenous methodology, quantitative methods, community-based research, risk/environmental assessment.

Teaching
Indigenous history, Indigenous methodology, risk/environmental assessment, social and structural determinants of health.


Jed Long

Jed Long

Assistant Professor
jlong83@uwo.ca

519-661-2111, x. 87319
Room 2405, SSC

Research Areas
GIS/GIScience, GPS tracking, movement, space-time models, spatial ecology, open source software

Teaching
GIS, quantitative geography, computational geography


Isaac Luginaah

Isaac Luginaah

Professor
iluginaa@uwo.ca

519-661-2111, x. 86944
Room 1409, SSC

Research Areas
Environment and health, air pollution, GIS and health, HIV/AIDS

Teaching
Geography of Health and Health Care; Environment and Health; Advanced Studies in Environment, Development & Health


Jacek Malczewski

Jacek Malczewski

Professor
jmalczew@uwo.ca

519-661-2111, x. 85030
Room 2422, SSC

Research Areas
Quantitative methods, multicriteria decision analysis, location theory and analysis, geographic information science, spatial decision support systems

Teaching
Introduction to Spatial Analysis; Spatial Statistics; Decision-making with GIS; Thesis; Introduction to GIS (Graduate); Advanced Spatial Analysis (Graduate)


Desmond Moser

Desmond Moser

Associate Professor
desmond.moser@uwo.ca

519-661-2111, x. 80115
Room 167, B&GS

Research Areas
Tectonics, geochronology

Teaching
Geography & Geology of Southwestern Ontario, Isotopic Dating of Planetary and Resource Evolution


Katrina Moser

Katrina Moser

Associate Professor
kmoser@uwo.ca

519-661-2111, x. 80115
Room 2407, SSC

Research Areas
Paleolimnology, climate change, paleoecology, quaternary environments, water quantity and quality, limnology

Teaching
Paleolimnology and Global Environmental Change; Paleolimnology (Graduate)


Chantelle Richmond

Chantelle Richmond

Associate Professor
Canada Research Chair
Cross Appointed with First Nations Studies
chantelle.richmond@uwo.ca

519-661-2111, x. 85324
Room 2433, SSC

Research Areas
Aboriginal health, social determinants of health, social support, health impacts of environmental change, community-based research, mixed methods

Teaching
Indigenous Environments; Indigenous Health (Graduate)


Dan Shrubsole

Dan Shrubsole

Professor
Assistant Dean to Faculty of Social Science
dashrubs@uwo.ca

519-661-2111, x. 83126
Room 9438, SSC

Research Areas
Integrated resource management (water)

Teaching
Research Design and Presentation (Graduate)


Jinfei Wang

Jinfei Wang

Professor
jfwang@uwo.ca

519-661-2111, x. 85017
Room 2401, SSC

Research Areas
Remote sensing and GIS

Teaching
Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS); Remote Sensing; Advanced Topics in Remote Sensing; Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (Graduate); Remote Sensing Digital Image Analysis (Graduat)


Tony Weis

Tony Weis

Associate Professor
Undergraduate Chair
aweis@uwo.ca

519-661-2111, x. 87472
Room 1403, SSC

Research Areas
Globalization & agriculture, political ecology, land reform & social movements, environmental conservation in inequitable landscapes

Teaching
Society and Nature; Latin America and the Caribbean: Landscapes of Inequality; Conservation & Development (not offered in 2008-2009); Development Geography (Graduate); Agriculture and Rural Development (Gradaute)


Adam Yates

Adam Yates

Associate Professor
adam.yates@uwo.ca

519-661-2111, x. 85008
Room 2403, SSC

Research Areas
Aquatic Ecosystems in Populated Landscapes; Development and Application of Ecological Assessment Methods for Aquatic Ecosystems; Watershed Description and Analysis