Instructors

Our instructors teaching in the professional master’s and Ph.D. programs are committed to providing high-quality learning experiences that help students grow and apply their new skills to real-world challenges. Instructors additionally designated as Faculty Fellows advise Ph.D. students with similar research interests, listed below.

Perver Baran

Teaching Associate Professor

Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management

Geovisualization, Perception and Design of Public Spaces

919-513-2373

Bethany Cutts

Assistant Professor

Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management

Participatory Modeling, Sustainability Solutions

919-515-5749

Joshua Gray

Assistant Professor

Forestry and Environmental Resources

Remote Sensing, Land Use and Vegetation Dynamics

919-515-3437

Erin Hestir

Chancellor’s Faculty Excellence Program Cluster Assistant Professor in Geospatial Analytics

919-515-7778

Aaron Hipp

Associate Professor

Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management

Sensor Networks, Built Environments and Human Health

919-515-3433

Siamak Khorram

Professor and Founding Center Director

Forestry and Environmental Resources

Remote Sensing, Image Processing

919-515-3430

James McCarter

Teaching Associate Professor

919-610-2851

919-513-2372

Helena Mitasova

Associate Director of Geovisualization

Marine, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

Geovisualization, Tangible Modeling of Landscape Processes

919-513-1327

Eric Money

Associate Director of Professional Education

919-513-0408

Stacy Nelson

Professor

Forestry and Environmental Resources

Remote Sensing, Modeling and Analysis of Land and Aquatic systems

Robert Scheller

Professor

Forestry and Environmental Resources

Dynamic Modeling, Landscape Change and Disturbance

919-513-3973

Charlynne Smith

Research Associate

919-513-7797

Stacy Supak

Teaching Assistant Professor

919-513-8026

Laura Tateosian

Research Assistant Professor

Center for Geospatial Analytics

Human-Computer Interaction, Data Synthesis and Visualization

919-515-3435

Raju Vatsavai

Associate Director of Spatial Computing and Technology

Computer Science

Dynamic Modeling, Big Data Analytics and High Performance Computing

919-515-6019