Full Time Faculty

Katrina Moser

Katrina Moser

Department Chair
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)


Godwin Arku

Godwin Arku

Graduate Chair
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

Undergraduate Chair
Professor
Undergraduate Chair
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


Michele Buzzelli

Michael Buzzelli

Associate Professor
Director, Western Centre for Urban Policy and Local Governance
mbuzzel@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


Cortney Golkar-Dakin

Cortney Golkar-Dakin

Assistant Professor
cdakin2@uwo.ca

519-661-2111, x. 81551
Room 2425, SSC

Research Areas
Indigenous geographies, political ecology, and energy justice

Teaching
TBD


Jason Gilliland

Jason Gilliland

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

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

Research Areas
Healthy Communities, Active Transportation, Children's Geographies, Food Environments, Health Geography and GIS

Teaching
Healthy Cities; Land Use and Development Issues; Graduate Seminar in Urban Studies; Advanced Urban Social Geography; Systematic Reviews for Environment, Development and Health


David Goldblum

David Goldblum

Associate Professor
david.goldblum@uwo.ca

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

Research Areas
Biogeography; Natural and anthropogenic disturbances on forest, grassland and woodland plant communities

Teaching
Introduction to Statistics for Geographers; Introductory Biogeography; Community-based Methods and Practices


Jeff Hopkins

Jeff Hopkins

Associate Professor
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

Associate 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; Climate Change and Collective Action; Environmental Justice


Jinhyung Lee

Jin Lee

Assistant Professor
jinhyung.lee@uwo.ca

519-661-2111, x. 85025
Room 2422, SSC

Research Areas
Transportation, human mobility, accessibility, public transit, geographic data science

Teaching
GIScience, transport geography


Agnieszka Leszczynski

Agnieszka Leszczynski

Associate Professor
aleszczy@uwo.ca

519-661-2111, x. 80161
Room 1402, SSC

Research Areas
Digital geographies, platforms and cities, digital location/geolocation, GIScience & Society

Teaching
Geographic Information Science; Digital Geographies


Jed Long

Jed Long

Associate 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

Distinguished University Professor
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


Natasha MacBean

Natasha MacBean

Assistant Professor
nmacbean@uwo.ca 

519-661-2111, x. 85008
Room 2412, SSC

Research Areas
Global environmental and climate change, carbon and biogeochemical cycles, vegetation dynamics, Terrestrial Biosphere/Land Surface Modeling, environmental remote sensing, model-data fusion/data assimilation

Teaching
Environmental modelling


Desmond Moser

Desmond Moser

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


Chantelle Richmond
On sabbatical July 1, 2022-June 30, 2023

Chantelle Richmond

Associate Professor
Canada Research Chair, Indigenous Health and the Environment
Cross Appointed with Indigenous Studies
chantelle.richmond@uwo.ca

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

Research Areas
Indigenous health, environmental change, Indigenous knowledge, environmental repossession, relational accountability, decolonization, structural determinants of health, community-based research, Indigenous methodologies, health training environments

Teaching
Indigenous Environments; Geography 4900-4901 (Undergraduate Thesis); Indigenous Health (Graduate); Qualitative Methods (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)


Roza Tchoukaleyska

Roza Tchoukaleyska


Assistant Professor
rtchouka@uwo.ca

519-661-2111, x. 85030
Room 2413, SSC

Research Areas
Urban planning, Cultural geography, Public spaces

Teaching
Cultural geography, urban planning, experiential learning, community engaged teaching


James Voogt

James Voogt

Professor
javoogt@uwo.ca

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

Research Areas
Urban climatology

Teaching
Physical Geography; Weather and Climate; Micrometeorology


Jinfei Wang

Jinfei Wang

Professor
jfwang@uwo.ca

519-661-2111, x. 85017
Room 2402, 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 (Graduate)


Tony Weis

Tony Weis

Professor
aweis@uwo.ca

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

Research Areas
Global agro-food systems, industrial agriculture (especially livestock production), political ecology

Teaching
Climate Change; Animal Geographies; Globalization and Uneven Development; Biodiversity Conservation; Agriculture and Food


Lewis Williams

Tony Weis

Associate Professor
Cross Appointed with Indigenous Studies
Email: lewis.williams@uwo.ca  

519-661-2111, x. 88570
Room 3210, SSC

Research Areas
Indigenous and cultural studies; cultural-ecology and globalization; socio-ecological resilience; and social innovation

Teaching
Indigenous Knowledge and Traditions; Indigenous Research Methodology