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Geography

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Professor Tony Binns (Geography)

Geographical education; Development education; People-environment relationships in Africa; Urban agriculture in Africa; Community development; Development studies: Africa,China; Local economic development (South Africa); Post-conflict development (research in Sierra Leone)
Work: 64 3 479 5356 or 64 3 479 8773
Email: jab@geography.otago.ac.nz

Dr Sean Connelly (Geography)

Sustainable community development; Local food initiatives; Human - environment relations
Work: 64 3 479 8771
Email: sean.connelly@otago.ac.nz

Associate Professor Nicolas Cullen (Geography)

Boundary layer meteorology and climatology; Glaciology; Glacier and ice sheet mass balance and climate; Polar and applied meteorology; Tropical glaciology and climatology; Mesoscale numerical modelling and air pollution; Landscape assessment for wind energy; Climate change; Remote sensing
Work: 64 3 479 3069
Email: nicolas.cullen@otago.ac.nz

Dr Christina Ergler (Geography)

Children’s health and wellbeing; Child-friendly cities; Children’s everyday life; Children’s place experience and attachment; Play; Transport; Child-centred methods; Children’s rights for participation in research and urban life; Participatory research methods
Work: 64 3 470 4647
Email: christina.ergler@otago.ac.nz

Professor Sean Fitzsimons (Geography)

Glaciers and glaciation; Climate change; Antarctica; Geomorphology; Earth surface processes and landforms
Work: 64 3 479 8786 | Mobile: 64 21 250 0326
Email: sjf@geography.otago.ac.nz

Professor Claire Freeman (Geography)

Planning and children's use of and relationship to the environment; Planning for nature, especially urban nature; Planning for sustainable development and communities; Planning for sustainability
Work: 64 3 479 8785
Email: cf@geography.otago.ac.nz

Associate Professor Mike Hilton (Geography)

Coastal processes; Sea-level change; Coastal erosion; Coastal policy; Coastal management; Dune and beach restoration; Coastal monitoring
Work: 64 3 479 8778
Email: mjh@geography.otago.ac.nz

Dr Daniel Kingston (Geography)

Large-scale climate; Atmospheric circulation patterns; Hydroclimatology; Climate change
Work: 64 3 479 8971
Email: daniel.kingston@geography.otago.ac.nz

Dr Sarah Mager (Geography)

Surface water hydrology; Water quality; Hydrogeochemistry
Work: 64 3 479 4222
Email: sarah.mager@otago.ac.nz

Associate Professor Antoni Moore (School of Surveying)

Geographic information science (GIS); Visualisation in Geography; Cartographic generalisation ; Environmental decision support systems; Intelligent information systems; Spatial Data Structures; Spatiotemporal modelling
Work: 64 3 479 7589
Email: amoore@surveying.otago.ac.nz

Professor Richard Morgan (Geography)

Environmental management; Environmental impact assessment in New Zealand and internationally (esp. Asia-Pacific) ; Health impact assessment; Strategic environmental assessment and public policies; Human impacts on soil and vegetation: soil pollution, vegetation ecology, plants and people
Work: 64 3 479 8782
Email: rkm@geography.otago.ac.nz

Dr Rosemary Overell (Media, Film and Communication)

Cultural studies; Popular music; Japanese studies; Masculinities; Asian studies; Gender studies; Cultural geography
Work: 64 3 479 5723
Email: rosemary.overell@otago.ac.nz

Dr Wayne Stephenson (Geography)

Coastal geomorphology; Coastal management; Coastal erosion; Sea level rise; Tsunami; Coastal Hazards; Cliff erosion
Work: 64 3 479 8776
Email: wayne.stephenson@otago.ac.nz

Associate Professor Michelle Thompson-Fawcett (Geography)

Urban revitalisation and intensification; Urbanist discourses and participatory processes; Place attachment and identity; Indigenous planning and design
Work: 64 3 479 8762
Email: mtf@geography.otago.ac.nz

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