Graduate Students

Jamila Baig

img_20160913_174441 Ph.D. Candidate: Anticipated completion in 2020

Interests: Climate change and its impacts on ecology of wetlands, lakes and rivers
Remote sensing and GIS
Research Subject: TBD

Education: M.S Animal Sciences, Karakoram International University, Gilgit Baltistan Pakistan

Previous Work: Teaching at Karakoram International University, Gilgit Pakistan since 2008

Hometown: Hunza, Gilgit-Baltistan, PK

Daniel Baldwin

MS Student: Anticipated completion in 2019

Interests: Fluvial Geomorphology, Restoration Monitoring, and GIS

Research Subject: TBD!

Education: BS in Environmental Studies from the University of Oregon

Hometown: Las Vegas, NV


Syler Behrens

MS Student: Anticipated completion in 2018.

Interests: Remote sensing, ecology, human-environment interactions

Research Subject: Using remote sensing techniques to monitor water quality in the Peace-Athabasca Delta, Alberta, Canada

Education: B.S. Biology & B.S. Geography, University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire

Hometown: Brookfield, WI


Matthew Goslin

MatthewPhD Candidate: Anticipated completion in 2016.

Interests: Stream ecology, fluvial geomorphology, river restoration, biogeography, species conservation

Research Subject: Reciprocal interaction between a native sedge, Carex nudata, and physical river processes with implications for river restoration

Education:  B.S. Biology, Pacific Lutheran University; M.S. Forest Ecology, Oregon State University

Previous Work: GIS Analyst, NOAA Fisheries (Santa Cruz, CA); GIS/Resarch Analyst, Ecotrust (Portland, OR).

Hometown:  Newberg, Oregon


Swagata Goswami

swagataPhD Candidate: Anticipated completion in 2016.

Interests: Large river morphology and dynamics, alluvial fan processes, flood hazards, morphology-ecology linkages; remote sensing and GIS applications

Research Subject: The processes that shape megafan landscapes in the Indo-Gangetic plain.

Education:  B.S. Geography, Presidency University, Kolkata, India; M.S. Geography, Presidency University, Kolkata, India

Hometown:  Kolkata, India


Devin Lea

 PhD Student: Anticipated completion in 2018 or 2019.

Interests: Critical Physical Geography, Fluvial Geomorphology, Remote Sensing, Political Ecology.

Previous Education: B.S. Geography from Aquinas College (MI); M.A. Geography from University of Wyoming

Hometown: Grand Ledge, MI


Aaron Zettler-Mann


PhD Student: Anticipated graduation 2018

Interests: fluvial geomorphology, river restoration, anthropogenic impacts on fluvial environments, Structure-from-Motion

Education: Received my MA from the University of Denver and BA from University of Colorado at Boulder.

Hometown:  Blue Lake, California, USA


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