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Geography Students

Student Groups

FOG - Friends of Geography

ASPRS - Geospatial Information Society Student Organization (American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote-Sensing)

Current Masters Students

STUDENT ADVISOR INTERESTS/TOPIC

Lowell Anthony

Lafrenz

Detecting geomorphic change and stream channel evolution
using LiDAR

Ryan Bonnette

Chang

The effects of scale variation on urban water use studies

Ross Calhoun

Brower

The birth and growth of an urban park: An historical geography of Washington Park   

Alexis Cooley

Chang

Impacts of land use and climate change on water resources, spatial analysis

Alexandria Costello 

Lafrenz

The geomorphic influence of beaver dams in urban-incised streams

Kevin Donohue 

Brower 

Cartography, GIS, urban geography, historical geography, urban landscape change and uneven development 

Taylor Gibson 

Brower

 

Kyle Goodman

Duh

Urban Geography and GIS as it relates to environmental clean-up and restoration

Jenny 
Grant

Brower

A comparison of community response and management methods for urban-dwelling coyotes 

Anthony Hair 

Brower

Socioeconomic dynamics of mountaintop removal mining 

Harvey Hembree 

Chang 

Using spatial statistics to predict and model stream temperature in an urbanizing basin

Tera Hinkley

Brower

Biogeography, GIS, remote sensing, land use, natural resource management, environmental policy

Dirk 
Kinsey

Brower

Urban geography, emphasizing social justice, urban transformations, crime

Aylan Lee

Crow-Miller

Political ecology as related to rivers and dam removal projects in the western US

Gwyneth Manser 

Brower

Local food and sustainability in Portland 

Alexander Nagel Chang Hydrology, water resource management, sustainable development, GIS

Ryan Pemberton

Brower

Resource management, historical geography

Imran Qureshi 

Brower

 

Jeff Ramsey

Chang

Spatial analysis of ecosystem services provided by urban trees

Alexandra Santora Lafrenz Urban land use impacts on water quality, fluvial geomorphology, GIS, modeling

Kira 
Smith  

Brower 

Nature and society, sustainability, community development

Douglas Thalacker  Holz GIS applications in disturbance ecology

Henry Underwood


 

Dan Uthman 

Lafrenz 

Soil morphology of a dewatered landscape at Willapa Bay, Washington 

Sean 
Wilson  


 

Sarah Zimmerling

Bulman 

 

Current Ph.D. Students

STUDENT ADVISOR INTERESTS/TOPIC

Hue Doung

Chang

Vulnerability assessment to flood inundation in urban areas: A comparison between Portland, Oregon and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Zbigniew Grabowski 

Chang

The influence of ecological and environmental values in guiding urban development pathways 

Daniel Larson

Chang 

 

Melanie Malone

Lafrenz

 

Masound Momeni

Duh

An ecosystem service based approach for water resource management in an arid river basin

Eric 
Nielsen
 

Duh

Vegetation canopy structure estimation via multispectral remote sensing 

Smitha
Rao

Brower 

The history of rIght-wing environmentalism in India

Zuriel Rasmussen

Brower 

Urban biogeography, psychogeography, citizen science, coyotes 

Kyla 
Zaret

Holz 

Social-ecological systems; changing disturbance regimes and ecosystem resilience; forested peatlands.