Faculty & Staff

headshot of Dr. David S. Salisbury
Associate Professor of Geography, Environment, & Sustainability, Geography Advisor
Chair, Department of Geography, Environment, & Sustainability
Environmental Studies Advisor
Global Studies Concentration Advisor, Development and Change

Specialties:
  • Human environment interface
  • Amazonia
  • Political ecology
  • Cartography
  • Conservation and development
Contact:
(804) 289-8661
headshot of Dr. Mary  Finley-Brook
Associate Professor of Geography, Environment, & Sustainability, Geography Advisor
Global Studies Concentration Advisor, Development and Change, Politics and Governance

Specialties:
  • Climate justice
  • Just energy transition
  • Political geography
  • Economic geography
  • Human rights
  • Community-based participatory action research
  • Virginia‚Äôs Piedmont and Tidewater
  • Central America, South America and the Caribbean
Contact:
(804) 287-6307
headshot of  Daniel  Hart
Associate Director of Sustainability and Environmental Justice
Adjunct Lecturer of Geography, Sustainability, and the Environment
Contact:
(804) 662-3016
headshot of Dr. Todd  Lookingbill
Professor of Geography, Environment, & Sustainability
Professor of Biology

Specialties:
  • Battlefield Ecology
  • Landscape Fragmentation and Connectivity
  • Park Management
  • Conservation
  • Forest Community Ecology
Contact:
(804) 289-8265
headshot of Ms. Nancy  Propst, CAP, PACE
Academic Administrative Specialist
Contact:
(804) 287-6693
headshot of Dr. Kyle  Redican
Teaching Faculty of Geography, Environment, & Sustainability
Director of the Spatial Analysis Lab

Specialties:
  • Geographic Information Systems/Science
  • Spatial Data Science
  • Economic Geography
  • Public Utility Regulation
Contact:
(804) 484-1518
headshot of Dr. Stephanie  Spera
Assistant Professor of Geography, Environment, & Sustainability
Data Science Advisory Board Member

Specialties:
  • Coupled Natural-Human Environment Systems
  • Terrestrial Remote Sensing
  • Land-Change Science
  • Regional Climate Change Modelling
  • GIS
  • Spatial Statistics
Contact:
headshot of  Beth  Zizzamia
GIS Operations Manager

Specialties:
  • GIS
  • Geovisualization
  • Earth Science
  • Environmental Science
  • Field Methods
Contact:
(804) 484-1545