People


Directors

Robert P. Brooks, Ph.D. 
Professor of Geography and Ecology
Director, Riparia
Office: 220 Walker Building
Telephone:814.863.1596
E-mail: rpb2@psu.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Denice Heller Wardrop, Ph.D.
Research Professor and Professor of Geography and Ecology
Associate Director, Riparia
Office: 216 Walker Building
Telephone: 814.863.1005
E-mail: dhw110@psu.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Research Faculty

Sarah J. Chamberlain 
Associate Research Professor of Geography, Curator of PAC Herbarium
Office: 217 Walker Building
Telephone: 814.863.2567
E-mail: sjm20@psu.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Corina Fernandez
Adjunct Instructor, Research Assistant
Office: 222 Walker Building
Telephone: 814.867.5883
E-mail: cxf31@psu.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hannah Ingram
Research Technician
Office: 217 Walker Building
Telephone: 814.865.1009
E-mail: hmi101@psu.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Michael Nassry, Ph.D.
Assistant Research Professor of Geography
Office: 219 Walker Building
Telephone: 814.865.3636
E-mail: nassry@psu.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gian L. Rocco, Ph.D.
Research Associate
Office: 214 Walker Building
Telephone: 814.863.3194
E-mail: gxr124@psu.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Graduate Students

Peter J. Backhaus
Doctoral Candidate
Office: 330 Walker Building
Telephone: 814.865.3433
E-mail: pbackhaus@psu.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tara Mazurczyk
Doctoral Candidate
Office: 330 Walker Building
Telephone: 814.865.3433
E-mail: tjm5447@psu.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Elham Nasr Azadani 
Doctoral Candidate
Office: 217 Walker Building
Telephone: 814.865.3433
E-mail: eun32@psu.edu