Department of Geography and Planning




Current Faculty
 Alam_Thumbnail Dr. Bhuiyan Alam
Transportation Planning, GIS/Spatial Analysis, Watershed Management
 Dr.Kevin Czajkowski Dr. Kevin Czajkowski
Professor, PhD SISS Program Coordinator, Director of GISAG, Director of GIS Certificate Program
Remote Sensing, Meteorology
 Dr.Frank Calzonetti

Dr. Frank J. Calzonetti
Vice President Research 

Professor of Geography

 Hammel Head Shot

Dr. Daniel J. Hammel
Associate Dean - College of Arts and Letters
Urban Geography and Housing

 lawrence_headshot Dr. Patrick L. Lawrence
Department Chair 
Environmental Geography 

Neusa McWilliams


Dr. David J. Nemeth
BA Coordinator 
Cultural Geography 

 Dr. Neil Reid

Dr. Neil Reid
MA Coordinator
Economic Geography 


Dr. M. Beth Schlemper
Associate Professor
Cultural/Historical Geography, Geographic Education, Career and Professional Development 


Dr. Sujata Shetty 
Professor, Director of the Urban Affairs Center 
Urban Planning and Design

 Xu_thumbnail Dr. Yanqing Xu 
Assistant Professor 
Geographic information systems, spatial analysis/statistics, public health, urban geography, economic geography and planning

Emeritus Faculty

Dr. Basil A. Collins
Professor Emeritus
B.A., University of Ireland
M.A., University of Michigan
M.A., University of Toledo
Ph.D., University of Michigan
Specialties: Cultural Geography, Geography of the Middle East and Africa

Dr. Byron E. Emery deceased
Professor Emeritus
B.A., M.A., University of Hawaii
Ph.D., University of Michigan
Specialties: Cultural Geography, Political Geography

Dr. Eugene N. Franckowiak
Professor Emeritus
B.A., Wayne State University
M.A., University of Kansas
Ph.D., University of Michigan 
Specialties: Cartography, Human Geography, Geography of Latin America, Economic Development

Dr. Frank E. Horton
Professor Emeritus
President Emeritus of University of Toledo
Ph.D., Northwestern University
M.S., Northwestern University
B.S. from Western Illinois University
Specialties: Economic Geography and the Geography of Transportation 

Dr. Donald W. Lewis 
Professor Emeritus
B.S., Bowling Green State University
M.A., Ph.D., The Ohio State University
Specialties: Economic Geography, Resource Management and Conservation 

Dr. Peter S. Lindquist 
Professor Emeritus, Ph.D.  
Digital Cartography, Location Analysis, Transportation, Spatial Analysis, Geographic Information Science

Dr. William Muraco
Professor Emeritus
Ph.D, M.A, and B.S. degrees from The Ohio State University. 
Specialties: Urban Geography, Medical Geography, and Economic Geography

Last Updated: 11/11/20