Faculty & Staff

Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences Professors

Front left: Mr. Michael Busby, Mrs. Jane Benson, Dr. Anthony Ortmann, Prof. Christine Witkowski, Dr. Marcie Venter, Dr. Sung-ho Hong, Dr. Bassil El Masri, Dr. Gary Stinchcomb, Ms. Tracie Russo, Dr. Qiaofeng (Robin) Zhang (Not in the picture: Dr. Haluk Cetin, Mr. W. David Jones)

 

Faculty

Dr. Qiaofeng (Robin) Zhang

Dr. Qiaofeng (Robin) Zhang

Chair and Professor
Earth and Environmental Sciences

335 Blackburn Science

Research Interests: GIS and remote sensing application in land use and land cover change; urban development; resource management and landscape ecology; information extraction from remotely sensed data; geoscience education

DR. QIAOFENG (ROBIN) ZHANG - bio

 

Dr. Haluk Cetin

Dr. Haluk Cetin

Professor
Earth and Environmental Sciences

314 Blackburn Science

Research Interests: Remote sensing; image processing; geographic information systems (GIS); geology; geophysics

DR. HALUK CETIN - bio

 

Dr. Bassil El Masri

Dr. Bassil El Masri

Associate Professor
Earth and Environmental Sciences

415 Blackburn Science

Research Interests: Biogeography; remote sensing of vegetation; ecosystem modeling

DR. BASSIL EL MASRI - BIO

 

Dr. Sung-ho Hong

Dr. Sung-ho Hong

Assistant Professor
Earth and Environmental Sciences

303 Blackburn Science

Research Interests: Hydrogeology; remote sensing

Dr. Sung-ho Hong - bio

 

Dr. Anthony Ortmann

Dr. Anthony Ortmann

Associate Professor, Director of Archeology Lab
Earth and Environmental Sciences

355 Blackburn Science

Research Interests: North American archaeology; prehistory of the southeastern U.S

Dr. Anthony Ortmann - bio

 

Dr. Gary E. Stinchcomb

Dr. Gary E. Stinchcomb

Associate Professor, Graduate Coordinator
Earth and Environmental Sciences, Jointly appointed to Watershed Studies Institute

432-A Blackburn Science

Research Interests: Soils; paleosols; quaternary; geology; geomorphology; paleoenvironment

Dr. Gary E. Stinchcomb - bio

Stinchcomb Lab

 

Dr. Marcie Venter

Dr. Marcie Venter

Assistant Professor
Earth and Environmental Sciences

330 Blackburn Science

Research Interests: Archaeology and colonial history of Mexico and the Caribbean; cultural resource management; heritage tourism and development; ceramic ecology; human-environmental interactions; culture contact studies; anthropology of borderlands

Dr. Marcie L. Venter - bio

 

Prof. Christine Witkowski

Prof. Christine Witkowski

Lecturer
Earth and Environmental Sciences

418-B Blackburn Science

Research Interests: Geology; science education

Prof. Christine Witkowski - bio

 

Jane L. Benson

Lecturer/Geospatial Analyst, Watershed Studies Institute
Earth and Environmental Sciences

418-A Blackburn Science

Research Interests: Remote sensing; GIS

Jane L. Benson - MARC Associate

 

Michael Busby

Michael Busby

Lecturer/Coordinator of GIS
Earth and Environmental Sciences

306A Blackburn Science

Research Interests: GIS; geography; education

Michael Busby - MARC Associate

Staff

Tracie Russo

Tracie Russo

Administrative Assistant
Earth and Environmental Sciences

334 Blackburn Science

Responsible For: Management; coordination; public relations; reporting for Earth and Environmental Sciences

 

 

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