Graduate Students

Current Graduate Students

Nick Anderman

Keith Brower Brown 

The politics of climate crisis, care and construction labor, focusing on California and Brazil. Social reproduction, hegemony, racial capitalism, and political ecology

Phillip Campanile

The genealogy of the production of space bears a dialectical relationship to the history of its appropriation

William Carter

Alex Chow

Urban economy; social movement; political ecology; community building; spirituality, subjectivity, and agency

Evan Dowell

Political economy of change, comparative postsocialist transformations, socialist legacies, infrastructure & development, space infrastructure, Russia and the Former Soviet Union, China, spatial analysis, science and technology studies

Sherine Ebadi 

Postcolonial theory, feminist theory, critical race theory, Black geographies, diaspora, migration & displacement, Central Asia, empire, visual & participatory methods

Gabe Eckhouse

'Peak oil', political economy, global energy security

Yanlei Feng

S.E. Freeman

Migration and displacement, humanitarianism, biometrics, human mobility, legacies of colonialism, ethnography, genealogy as method

april l. graham-jackson

chicago metropolitan area • Black chicagoaspora • Black geographies • (m)usical scale and (g)eographical scale • time|temporalities • geo-ethnography • Black geomusicologies • Black generational geographies • urban-regional political economy • city-region formations • Black womanist/feminist thought • afro-caribbean thought • Black cultural studies • Black sound studies • Black "soundwalking"

Adam Hasan

Jane Henderson

Black geographies, environmental racism, racial formation, food justice, resistance & healing, community organizing, Midwestern cultures, Minnesota geographies

Adam Jadhav

Political ecology, critical development theory, “peasants,” urbanization, neoliberalism, the marine/coastal commons, India, cycling

Mary Jirmanus

Sol Kim

Xander Lenc

Christopher Lesser

Environmental Geography; Critical Cartography; Historical Ecologies; Latin America

Kan Liu

Annie Lloyd

Urbanization, mobility infrastructures, Los Angeles, Black geographies, racial capitalism

Kerby Lynch

Kendrick Manymules

Decolonization and settler colonialism, geohistories of Diné resistance, racial capitalism, infrastructure

Ed Martin

Jasmine Martin

Evangeline McGlynn

Disasters, Earthquakes, Landscape, Cartography

Robert Moeller

Black Geographies, Cultural Studies, Critical Race and Ethnic Studies, American Studies, Sacramento River, Racial Capitalism, Affect, Memory, Infrastructure, Food Studies

Mikey Mohan

Sibahle Ndwayana

Rosanna Neuhausler

Lauren Pearson

Geographies of violence, historical political ecology/environmental history, settler colonialism, colonial botanical trade, fire

Maria Pettis

Black Geographies, Assemblage, Worldmaking, Ontology/Epistemology

Juleon Robinson

Black geographies, social movements, police/prison abolition, racial capitalism

Sam Stein

Coastal ecosystems, wetlands, adaptive management, biogeochemical cycling

Roland Theiss

Caroline Tracey

Land use/governance and transformation, agriculture and rangelands, and environmental history and environmental racism in arid and semi-arid environments. My main commitments lie in Front Range and Eastern/Southeastern Colorado and the Central Valley of California.

Ailén Vega

BA Geography with Honors & Political Economy 2016, UC Berkeley (MMUF fellow)

Morgan P. Vickers

Black geographies, drowned towns, memory & memorialization, belonging & dispossession

Xiaowei R. Wang

Brittany Helena Young

Climate change and development politics; land; the future; South Africa; Ethiopia

Leonora Zoninsein