John A. Agnew
(Ph.D., Ohio State University, 1976) is Distinguished Professor of Geography with research interests in Political Geography, International Political Economy, European Urbanization, and Italy. Professor Agnew teaches courses in Political and European Geography. He is also a Professor in UCLA's Department of Italian and Visiting Professor of Political Geography at Queen's University, Belfast, 2012-14. Editor-in-Chief, Territory, Politics, Governance.
Stephen A. Bell
(Ph.D., Toronto, 1991) is an Associate Professor with research interests in historical and cultural geography, Latin America, and the history of geographic thought. Professor Bell teaches courses on Latin America and various branches of historical geography.
Judith A. Carney
(Ph.D., UC Berkeley, 1986) is a Professor who conducts fieldwork on Africa and the African legacy in Brazil and Mexico. She teaches courses on African ecology and development, the African diaspora, food and environment.
William A. V. Clark
(Emeritus) (Ph.D., Illinois, 1964) is a Professor with research interests in urban geography, spatial demography, and statistics. Professor Clark teaches courses in ethnicity, populations, and California.
Michael R. Curry
(Ph.D., Minnesota, 1984) is a Professor with research interests in cultural geography, the history of geographic thought, and the philosophy of geography. Dr. Curry teaches courses in geographic thought and in technology and society.
Daniela F. Cusack
(Ph.D. University of California - Berkeley, 2009) is an Assistant Professor with research in biogeography and ecosystem science, emphasizing on tropical ecology and global change factors.
Lisa Kim Davis
(Ph.D. Johns Hopkins University, 2005) is an Assistant Professor with research interests in human geography, urbanism, housing, feminist thought, and public health. Dr. Davis teaches classes on urban geography, Koreanology, qualitative methods, and gender and space.
(Ph.D., Cambridge University, England) is a Professor with research interests in Biogeography, Geography and Human Society. He teaches classes in world regions and past societies.
J. Nicholas Entrikin
(Emeritus) (Ph.D. Geography, University of Wisconsin-Madison 1975) is a Professor with research interests in the relations of human communities to the natural environment. His emphasis is on the cultural and political significance of place and landscape in a globalizing world.
(Ph.D., UC Santa Cruz, 2003) is an Assistant Professor with research interests in cultural and spatial theory, feminist thought, ethnography, political economy, weather and natural resources, and relations among Japan, Southeast Asia, and the United States. She teaches classes on culture and place, gender and sexuality, global interconnection, human rights, and Japan.
C. Cindy Fan
(Ph.D., Ohio State University, 1989) is a Professor with research interests in population, migration, regional development, gender, ethnicity, and China. She is also Professor and Past Chair of the Department of Asian American Studies.
Thomas W. Gillespie
(Ph.D., UC Los Angeles, 1998) is a Professor with research interests in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Remote Sensing, and Biogeography. Professor Gillespie leads the EOS seminars and teaches classes in remote sensing and the geography of tropics.
Jamie M Goodwin-White
(PhD, Washington, 2005) is an assistant professor with research interests in migration and immigration, inequality, labor markets, and social statistics. Dr. Goodwin-White teaches courses on population geography, social geography, race and ethnicity, and migration.
Susanna B Hecht
AFFILIATE; (Ph.D UC Berkeley) Professor of Urban Planning
Helga M Leitner
(Ph.D. University of Vienna, Austria) is a professor with research interests in international migration, politics of immigration and citizenship, urban development & sustainability, global urbanism, urban social movements, and socio-spatial theory. She teaches undergraduate and courses related to her research interests.
(Ph.D., Toronto, 1984) Professor with research interests in Biogeography, paleoecology, paleoclimatology, fossil pollen and tree ring analysis. Professor MacDonald teaches classes in ecology, biogeography, and environmentalism.
(Ph.D., UW Madison, 2010) is an Assistant Professor with research and teaching interests in the political geographies of ethnic conflict, post-war peacebuilding, nationalism, cultural diversity and the state, geographic theory, qualitative methods and Southeastern European politics.
Gregory S. Okin
(Ph.D., California Institute of Technology, 2001) is a Professor with research interests in geomorphology, plant-soil interactions, arid environments, nutrient cycling, spatial modeling, and remote sensing. Professor Okin teaches courses in Physical Geography and Soils.
Antony R. Orme
(Emeritus) (Ph.D., Birmingham, UK, 1961) is a Professor with research and teaching interests in geomorphology, coastal sciences, paleoclimatology, Quaternary studies, coastal and watershed management, and the physical basis of geography.
Thomas H. Painter
(Adjunct) (PhD, UC Santa Barbara, 2002)
Marilyn N. Raphael
(Ph.D., Ohio State University, 1990) (Chair) is a Professor with research interests in Southern Hemisphere middle and high latitude climate dynamics, Antarctic sea ice - (largescale)atmosphere interactions and global climate change and variability. Dr. Raphael teaches classes in Tropical climatology, Boundary Layer Climates and Environmental Impact Analysis.
David L. Rigby
(Ph.D., McMaster, 1988) is a Professor with research interests in economic geography, quantitative methods, and regional development. Dr. Rigby teaches classes in economic geography and globalization.
(Ph.D., UC Berkeley, 2000) is an Associate Professor with research interests in GIS, Remote Sensing, Photogrammetry, Environmental Studies, Forestry, Lake dynamics, and Global Change. Professor Sheng teaches courses in GIS and Remote Sensing.
Eric S. Sheppard
(PhD, University of Toronto, 1976) is Humboldt Chair and Professor of Geography, with research interests in geographical political economy, uneven geographies of globalization, neoliberalism, urbanization in the global South, urban sustainability and environmental justice, and critical GIS. He teaches courses in globalization, economic geography, development and urban change. He is co-editor of Environment and Planning A.
Michael E. Shin
(Ph.D., Colorado, 1998) is an Associate Professor with research interests in geographic information systems (GIS), political geography, globalization and Italy. Professor Shin teaches courses in GIS, cartography and geographic data visualization, and is Director of the UCLA Program in Geospatial Information Systems & Technology.
Laurence C. Smith
(Ph.D., Cornell, 1996) (Vice Chair) is a Professor with research interests in Arctic climate change, Hydrology and Remote Sensing. Professor Smith teaches courses in environmental science, satellite imaging, and physical geography.
Edward W Soja
Michael C Storper
AFFILIATE; (Ph.D UC Berkeley, 1982) Professor of Urban Planning
Stanley W. Trimble
(Emeritus) (Ph.D., Georgia, 1973) is a Professor with research interests conservation, hydrology, fluvial geomorphology, research techniques, and environmental history. He teaches classes in hydrology and the environment.
Hartmut S. Walter
(Emeritus) (Ph.D., Bonn, 1967) is Professor Emeritus with research interests in biogeography, globalization impacts on nature, animal ecology, ornithology, and extinction geography.
(Ph.D., Utah, 1987) is a Professor with research interests in climatology, atmosphere-land surface dynamics, remote sensing, and meteorological prediction.