Davie Stasiuk

I study political geography, with a particular focus on structures of violence and its effects on Indigenous culture and their environment.  In addition, I research the memorialization of landscapes of violence, my present work being undertaken in the Río Negro region of Guatemala.

Julie Mazzei

Julie Mazzei's research focuses primarily on irregular political violence, looking at the ways in which actors like paramilitary groups (or “death squads”) organize and procure the resources necessary to employ violence for political ends. Mazzei argues that these irregular forces are able to organize and commit often extraordinary acts of violence in part because they are able to access institutional resources and use them without recourse. Dr.

Sarah L. Smiley

I am an urban geographer with research interests in water and development.  I use multiple qualitative methods including surveys, interviews, participant observation, spatial video, mental mapping, and archival research.  I am specifically interested in the ways that colonial legacies of segregation and inequitable housing and amenity provision affect everyday life in Sub-Saharan Africa.  My current research project analyzes what access to water really means.  In particular I explore how the price, availability, reliability, and quality of water along with the physical act of walking to col

Sean Veney

Courses Taught

  • Animal Behavior
  • Systems and Behavioral Neuroscience
  • Biological Foundations

Courses Teaching

Spring 2015

  • BSCI 40192 - 001 Internship : Biol Sciences
  • BSCI 40196 - 021 Individual Investigation
  • BSCI 40600 - 027 Writing In Biological Sciences
  • BSCI 50195 - 027 St : Systems Neuroscience I
  • BMS 60795 - 001 St : Systems Neuroscience I
  • BSCI 70195 - 027 St : System Neuroscience I
  • BMS 70795 - 001 St : Systems Neuroscience I