Department of Geography and Planning


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

Dr. Frank J. Calzonetti
Vice President Research 

Professor of Geography

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

 Minxuan Lan headshot Dr. Minxuan Lan

Assistant Professor
Director of Spatial Social Science Research Lab
Spatio-temporal Analysis, GIS, Crime Science, Public Health, Big Data

 lawrence_headshot Dr. Patrick L. Lawrence
Department Chair 
Environmental Geography 

Dr. David J. Nemeth
Cultural Geography 

 Dr. Neil Reid

Dr. Neil Reid
M.A. Geography Program Director
Economic Geography 


Dr. M. Beth Schlemper
Professor, B.A. Geography Program Advisor
Cultural/Historical Geography, Geographic Education, Career and Professional Development 


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

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: 9/30/22