New GES professor continues natural hazards research at UNM Dr. Yolanda Lin, an assistant professor of Geography and Environmental Studies, brings research on computational modeling and disaster risk for natural hazards to UNM. Lin, who joined UNM in January 2021, said her research is focused on the intersection of human, environmental and built systems. “My training was […] Read More
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GES professor chosen as a 2021 Women in STEM Award winner Dr. Miriam Gay-Antaki, an assistant professor in Geography and Environmental Sciences was selected in June as a 2021 Women in STEM Award winner. Gay-Antaki will work on the project “Gendering Science and Technology at Climate Negotiations.” The project aims to amplify voices that aren’t regularly part […] Read More
Geography professor to open center for community geography Dr. Maria Lane, a recently promoted professor in UNM’s Department of Geography & Environmental Studies, is set to open a student focused center for community geography in the next year. Lane’s research focuses on environmental knowledge in historical contexts. She studies claims from different actors such as […] Read More
Explore with Dr. Laura Crossey and her team of students the stunning filed area of the Valles Caldera National Preserve in northern New Mexico. Follow along as they collect water quality data from streams and examine the long term sustainability of New Mexico’s water supply.
UNM historical geographer set to publish book on water management Associate professor and chair of the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies Dr. Maria Lane is set to publish a new book on New Mexico water management. “I’m interested in how people, communities, governments have produced environmental knowledge and made decisions about environmental management […] Read More
UNM Geography and Environmental Studies department welcomes new faculty to study data-driven analytics in geographic information science Dr. Liping Yang will be joining the University of New Mexico Geography and Environmental Studies department as an assistant professor in January 2020. According to her personal website, she is passionate about data-driven analytics in geographic […] Read More
Dr. Ronda Brulotte, an associate professor of Geography and Environmental Studies and the Director of the Latin American Studies Program at UNM, taught May 2018 course — “Exploring Oaxaca Through Food and Craft” in Oaxaca, Mexico. Watch to learn about what Brulotte’s students gained from the trip.