Department Directory

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Below you will find information about how to contact our department faculty members, postdoctoral researchers, graduate students and staff. Each faculty member has a link to a profile page listing their research interests, appointments and more information. You can also browse the department's research focus areas or the college's research themes and find faculty who work in each area there.


Saleem Ali

Department Chair, Blue and Gold Distinguished Professor of Energy and the Environment

Cristina L. Archer

Professor and Unidel Howard Cosgrove Career Development Chair in Environment

Kevin Brinson

Assistant Research Professor and Director, Delaware Environmental Observing System

Kyle Davis

Assistant Professor and Graduate Director

Tracy DeLiberty

Deputy Dean

Jing Gao

Assistant Professor of Geospatial Data Science

Yao Hu

Assistant Professor

Julie Klinger

Assistant Professor

Terrianne Lavin

Associate Chair, Assistant Professor and Undergraduate Program Director, GSS

Daniel J. Leathers

Professor and Meteorology & Climate Science Director

Delphis F. Levia


Pinki Mondal

Assistant Professor and Environmental Science Director

Lindsay Naylor

Associate Professor

Rebecca E. Nixon

Assistant Professor

Sara Rauscher

Associate Professor

Mary Schorse

Assistant Research Professor and Director, Delaware Center for Geographic Education

Vaishnavi Tripuraneni

Assistant Professor

Dana E. Veron

Professor and Co-Director, Gerard J. Mangone Climate Change Science and Policy Hub

Shuai Wang

Assistant Professor

Joint Appointments

Gerald J. Kauffman

Director, Water Resources Center; Associate Professor, Biden School of Public Policy & Administration

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Holly Michael

Director, Delaware Environmental Institute, and Professor, Unidel Fraser Russell Career Development Chair for the Environment

Matthew Oliver

Patricia and Charles Robertson Distinguished Professor of Marine Science and Policy

Michael A. O’Neal


Andrea Pierce

Associate Professor, Biden School of Public Policy & Administration

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Georgina Ramsay

Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology

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Anthony Seraphin

Associate Professor, Department of Applied Economics and Statistics

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A. R. Siders

Associate Professor and Co-Director, Gerard J. Mangone Climate Change Science and Policy Hub

Rodrigo Vargas

Professor of Ecosystem Ecology and Environmental Change, Department of Plant and Soil Sciences

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Name Advisor Email
Nouman Ahmed Dana Veron
Matthieu Ahouangbenon Pinki Mondal
Emily Aiken Sara Rauscher
Humayoun Akram
Saleem Ali
Hanan Abou Ali Kyle Davis
Eric Allen Dana Veron
Mehmet Altingoz Saleem Ali
Andrew Benjamin
James Blount Sara Rauscher
Zachary Booker Tracy Deliberty
Dustin Braden Pinki Mondal
Saber Brasher Dan Leathers
James Bryan
Lindsay Naylor
Ingrid Burrington
Julie Klinger
Nicholas Butler Dan Leathers
Jeffrey Chang Delphis Levia
Emmanuel Chinkaka Julie Klinger
Michael Eruaga
Kyle Davis
Siamak Malakpour Estalaki Yao Hu
Melody Farahbakhshy Dana Veron
Brian Frei Dana Veron
Kathryn Giesa Dan Leathers
Dharni Grover Saleem Ali
Muna Hafsah Dana Veron
Mehrnaz Haghdadi Julie Klinger
Faisal Bin Islam Lindsay Naylor
Shaghayegh Jabalameli Saleem Ali
Israt Jahan Tracy DeLiberty
Bhoktear Mahbub Khan Kyle Davis
Nari Kim Paul Jackson
Endalkachew Kebede Kyle Davis
Nora Lucas Tracy Deliberty
Brian Lowe Dana Veron
Loonibha Manandhar Jing Gao
Piyush Mehta Kyle Davis
Amirreza Meydani Delphis Levia
Zubairu Mohammad Cristina Archer
Nusrat Mohana Lindsay Naylor
Emmanuel Olamiriki
Dana Veron
Kevin Oluoch Kyle Davis
Temidayo Oniosun Julie Klinger
Kopo Oromeng Saleem Ali
Kevin Orzada Tracy DeLiberty
Romain Richaud Julie Klinger
Manan Sarupria Pinki Mondal
Walker Skeeter Dan Leathers
Nathan Thayer Lindsay Naylor
Matthew Walter Pinki Mondal
Dongyang Wei Kyle Davis
Coryn Wolk Julie Klinger
Name Title Email Phone
Sue Biddle Business Administrator I 302-831-8998
Kevin Brinson Director, DEOS 302-831-6906
Christina Callahan Assoc Director, DEMAC 302-831-6581
Stephanie Hanson Administrative Assistant II 302-831-2276
Christopher Hughes Research Associate III 302-831-4842
David Huntley Research Associate II 302-831-0789
Matthew Shatley Computer Research Specialist 302-831-3907