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David Bennett : Professor, Department of Geographical and Sustainable Sciences

David Bennett

Professor, Department of Geographical and Sustainable Sciences

His research interests lie at the intersection of technology and science. While is work is squarely focused on geographic information science (GIScience), he is interested in the processes and effects of environmental decision-making. Much of his research is done in the context of multidisciplinary teams and designed to understand the social and environmental tradeoffs associated with alternative policies.

Kajsa Dalrymple : Assistant Professor, Journalism and Mass Communication

Kajsa Dalrymple

Assistant Professor, Journalism and Mass Communication

Her research focuses on the intersection between science communication and public policy. She teaches courses in multimedia storytelling, social media marketing, and risk communication.

Tori Z. Forbes : Associate Professor, Chemistry

Tori Z. Forbes

Associate Professor, Chemistry

Her research focuses on the transport of actinides on nanophase colloidal particles present in aqueous systems. Students working with Forbes learn a variety of synthesis techniques structural analysis using single crystal X-ray diffraction and spectroscopic characterization of materials.

Sara McLaughlin Mitchell : Professor, Political Science

Sara McLaughlin Mitchell

Professor, Political Science

She is also a Collegiate Scholar at the University of Iowa. She is co-director of the Issue Correlates of War Project and associate editor of Foreign Policy Analysis. She is co-founder of the Journeys in World Politics workshop a mentoring workshop for junior women studying international relations.

Elise Pizzi : Assistant Professor, Political Science

Elise Pizzi

Assistant Professor, Political Science

She earned a PhD in political science from the University of Colorado in 2015, which included living in China in 2013 and 2014 for her dissertation fieldwork on drinking water provision. Pizzi also lived abroad in Georgia as a member of the Peace Corps from 2005 to 2007. Her research interests include public goods provision in developing countries, specifically the local politics of drinking water in rural China. Her research also addresses the role of ethnic identity and geographic conditions in natural resources governance and civil conflict.

Eric Tate : Associate Professor, Geographical and Sustainable Sciences

Eric Tate

Associate Professor, Geographical and Sustainable Sciences

His research focus is at the confluence of natural hazards and society primarily through the development of geospatial models of flood hazards vulnerability and resilience. He teaches courses on water resource management hazards and society, environmental justice, and sustainability indicators.

Last modified on September 15th, 2017
Posted on August 5th, 2013