Full Time Faculty

James Voogt

James Voogt

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
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


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

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; Research Methods in Geography; Graduate Seminar in Development Geography


Jinhyung Lee

Jin Lee

Assistant Professor
jinhyung.lee@uwo.ca

519-661-2111, x. 85025
Room 2413, SSC

Research Areas
GIScience, spatial data science, transport geography, mobility/accessibility analytics, urban informatics

Teaching
GIScience, transport geography


Agnieszka Leszczynski

Agnieszka Leszczynski

Assistant Professor
aleszczy@uwo.ca

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

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

Teaching
Geographic Information Science; Digital Geographies


Diana Lewis

Diana Lewis

Assistant Professor
Cross Appointed with Indigenous Studies
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

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, 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 environmentss

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)


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

Associate 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. TBD
Room TBD, 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