People

Faculty

Person Name

Andy Wickert
awickert@
homepage
McKnight Land-Grant Assistant Professor

Ph.D. 2014 University of Colorado Boulder
S.B. 2008 Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Phil Larson
phillip.larson@mnsu.edu
homepage
Associate Professor, Department of Geography, Minnesota State University, Mankato
Director of Earth Science Programs and co-director of the EARTH Systems Lab

Graduate Faculty, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
Ph.D. 2013 Arizona State University
M.A. 2011 Arizona State University

B.S 2008 University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire










 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Graduate Students

Person Name

 

Kerry Callaghan
calla350@
Ph.D. Candidate
B.S. 2011 University of Praetoria

M.S. 2014 Stellenbosch University

Glacial-stage hydrology, terrestrial water storage, surface-water computation

 

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Jabari Jones
Ph.D. Candidate

M.S. 2018 Utah State University
B.A. 2015 Carleton College

Geomorphic response to climate and land-use change

 

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Max van Wyk de Vries
Ph.D. Candidate (co-advised with Emi Ito)

B.Sc. 2018 University of Edinburgh

Deglaciation, isostatic adjustment, and paleolimnology in southern Patagonia

 

 

Shanti Penprase
Ph.D. Student
B.A. 2016 Carleton College

Glacial, fluvial, and tectonic geomorphology; Quaternary geochronology

 

 

Leah Nelson
M.S. Student (co-advised with primary advisor G.-H. Crystal Ng)
B.A. 2015 Carleton College

Tropical glaciers and water resources

 

 

Bobby Schulz
M.S. Student (co-advised with primary advisor Nikolaos Papanikolopoulos)
B.S. 2017 University of Minnesota

Environmental Instrumentation

 

 

Nilay Iscen
Ph.D. Student (arriving Fall 2020)
M.S. 2018 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
M.S. 2015 Middle East Technical University
B.S. 2011 Middle East Technical University

Fluvial geomorphology

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Undergraduate Students

 

Evan Grove
B.S. Student (Electrical and Computer Engineering)

Environmental Instrumentation

 

 




 

 

 

For the above members' email addresses, add "umn.edu".
 

 

Visiting Scientists

Person Name

Andrea Prichard
andrea.prichard@gmail.com

Visiting Research Scientist
2020-2021 Fulbright Scholar, Panamá
M.S. 2012 Universidad Mayor de San Simón
M.A. 2011 University of Arizona
B.A. 2004 Oberlin College

GIS and water resources

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

Former group members

Person Name

 

Sara Savi
homepage
Visiting postdoctoral research scientist from the Universität Potsdam

Alluvial fans and tributary interactions at SAFL

Now: Postdoctoral researcher at the Universität Potsdam

 

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Steffi Tofelde
homepage
Visiting doctoral student from the Universität Potsdam

Fluvial terrace formation at SAFL

Now: Lecturer at the Universität Potsdam

 

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Libby Witte
schol275@
Undergraduate student researcher, 2016-2017

Experimental fluvial geomorphology

Now: AmeriCorps

 

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Keenen Francois-King
franc454@
Undergraduate student researcher, 2017

GPS to measure snow-water equivalent

 

 

Lauren Michael
michaell@carleton (dot) edu
Visiting undergraduate researcher from Carleton College, 2017

Global paleolakes

 

 

Fiona Clubb
Postdoctoral Researcher
Ph.D. 2017 University of Edinburgh
B.Sc. 2013 University of Edinburgh

River-terrace analysis in the upper Mississippi valley

Now: Assistant Professor, Department of Geography, Durham University

 

 

Ethan Kurak
kurak006@
Undergraduate student researcher, 2016-2018

River terraces

Now: M.S. Student, Lehigh University

 

 

Olivia Beaulieu
beaul068@
M.S. 2018 University of Minnesota
B.S. 2015 University of Massachusetts Amherst

Fluvial geomorphology

Now: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England Divsion

 

 

Chad Sandell
sand0724@
Lab engineer
B.S. 2007 University of Minnesota

Maker of many things

Now: Design Engineer, Ironwood Electronics

 

 

Rachel McLaughlin
mclau341@
M.S. 2017 University of Minnesota (co-advised; primary advisor is Crystal Ng)
B.S. 2012 Macalester College

Hydrology and water resources on Chimborazo Volcano, Ecuador

Now: Staff Hydrogeologist - PES Environmental, Inc.

 

 

Shane Loeffler
loeff081@d.
M.S. 2018 University of Minnesota (co-advised; primary advisor is Amy Myrbo)
B.S. 2015 University of Minnesota Duluth

Flyover Country

Now: Cartographer and Web Developer, Polar Geospatial Center

 

Beth Fisher

 

 

Beth Fisher
beth.fisher@mnsu.edu
Friendly Neighborhood Scientist

Ph.D. 2016 University of Minnesota
B.S. 1999 University of Wisconsin Eau Claire

Iron mineral chemistry and open-source monitoring for phosphorous removal in stormwater

Now: Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry and Geology, Minnesota State University, Mankato