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Sinha Gets Affiliate Faculty Status at USGS Research Center

Dr. Gaurav Sinha

Dr. Gaurav Sinha, Associate Professor of Geography, was recently assigned as an affiliate faculty researcher with the National Terrain Mapping research group at the USGS Center of Excellence for Geospatial Information Science. Earlier, Sinha was awarded a CEGIS grant to fund his sabbatical research in 2017-18. This funded projected resulted […]

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August 25, 2019 at 6:03 pmResearch

Whitson Gets Faculty Research and Creative Activity Award

Dr. Risa Whitson

Dr. Risa Whitson, Associate Professor of Geography, received the Center for International Studies Faculty Research and Creative Activity Award to fund her project titled “Embodied memories of displacement: Using participatory art and mapping for understanding and reconciliation in Colombia.” This project focuses on the migration experiences of internally displaced women […]

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August 25, 2019 at 5:57 pmResearch

Fogt Using NSF Grant to Explore Contemporary Variability in Antarctic sea ice

Dr. Ryan Fogt

Dr. Ryan Fogt, Associate Professor of Geography and Scalia Lab Director, was awarded his third National Science Foundation grant from the NSF Office of Polar Programs. His grant is titled Collaborative research: Understanding contemporary variability in Antarctic sea ice: Ensemble reconstruction of sea ice extent and concentration for the 20th […]

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August 25, 2019 at 5:45 pmResearch

Chair’s Message | Geography to Celebrate 50th Anniversary

Dr. Dorothy Sack

The Ohio University Geography Department has much to celebrate. Not only was the department nominated for the American Association of Geographers 2019 program excellence award, we were selected as one of three finalists for that honor. Although our department did not receive the award, we are very proud to have […]

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August 25, 2019 at 5:23 pmAlumni

Houser Earns Tenure and Promotion | Named University Professor

Dr. Jana Houser

Dr. Jana Houser earned tenure and promotion to Associate Professor of Geography, effective August 2019. Houser has made quite a name for herself with her research on tornado genesis. She won an NSF grant last year, and this academic year saw her research being headlined in The Washington Post and […]

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August 15, 2019 at 5:06 pmNews

Messenger Quotes Fogt on June’s Heavy Rains

Dr. Ryan Fogt

Dr. Ryan Fogt, Associate Professor of Geography at Ohio University, was quoted in a June 23 Athens Messenger article headlined “What’s with all the rain?” Ryan Fogt, the director of Ohio University’s Scalia Lab for Atmospheric Analysis, said Athens has received 3 inches of precipitation in the last week and […]

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July 5, 2019 at 8:32 amFaculty in the News In the News

Morning Call Features Houser in ‘Changing What We Know about Tornado Formation’

Dr. Jana Houser with University of Oklahoma’s Rapid-scan, X-band, polarimetric mobile radar (RaXPol).

The Morning Call featured Dr. Jana Houser, Assistant Professor of Geography at Ohio University, in story headlined “Emmaus grad is changing what we know about tornado formation.” Dr. Jana Houser, who grew up in the Lehigh Valley, is literally turning what we know about tornadoes upside down. Houser, a faculty […]

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June 4, 2019 at 11:24 amFaculty in the News In the News