Emeriti Faculty

Oliver Chadwick

Distinguished Professor Emeritus

4807 Ellison Hall
Research interests include pedology, soil geomorphology, soil geochemistry, quaternary geology, organic and mineral fluxes during soil, atmosphere, water and vegetation interaction.

Richard Church

Distinguished Professor Emeritus

5804 Ellison Hall
I specialize in the analysis of problems defined over space and time, including logistics and transportation, location theory, water resource systems, and urban and environmental systems using and developing new techniques in Operations Research, GIS, Decision Theory, and Heuristics.

David Cleveland

Professor Emeritus
Research Professor (GEOG & ENST)

Environmental Studies 4019
My current research focus is evaluating the potential for diet change and local food systems for solving the health, environmental/climate, and equity crises.

Helen Couclelis

Professor Emeritus

4811 Ellison Hall
I work in urban and regional modeling and planning, spatial cognition, geographic information science, geography of the information society.

Tommy Dickey

Distinguished Professor Emeritus

Interdisciplinary ocean research topics have included: bio-optics, biogeochemistry, hurricanes, ocean eddies, and monsoons plus medical research concerning the use of scent detection dogs for COVID-19 screening.

Jeff Dozier

Distinguished Professor Emeritus
Research Professor

Jeff studies optical properties of snow. He helped animate Disney’s Frozen, his only Oscar (2014 Best Animated Feature).

Catherine Gautier

Distinguished Professor Emeritus

Research areas are Global Climate Change Science and Education.

Michael Goodchild

Distinguished Professor Emeritus

Although I am no longer involved in active research I continue to follow progress in geographic information science.

Donald Janelle

Professor Emeritus
Research Professor

3512 Phelps Hall
Time-geography of cities, the role of space-adjusting technologies in structuring new patterns of social and economic organization, and locational conflict analysis.

Joel Michaelsen

Distinguished Professor Emeritus

4712 Ellison Hall
Climate-related components of food-security in developing nations through the lens of geography.

Ray Smith

Distinguished Professor Emeritus

Remote sensing of oceans, biological oceanography, primary production and bio-optical modeling with emphasis on Antarctic ecosystems.

Terry Smith

Distinguished Professor Emeritus

Individual and aggregate decision making, and the application of methods of artificial intelligence models to such problems.

Libe Washburn

Distinguished Professor Emeritus
Research Professor

4306 MSRB
The Washburn lab uses robotic vehicles, HF radar, satellites, and other approaches to study the coastal ocean and its ecosystems.