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Department of Geography

 

People in the Department: Academics

People in the Department: Academics

This section has information on the staff within the Department, their research interests, teaching and contact details.

The Department's staff publish regularly in hundreds of separate publications, and attract research funding from a wide variety of sources, including the ERSC, NERC, Anglo-German Foundation, Department of Trade and Industry, Department of Work and Pensions, Leverhulme Foundation, and the European Commission. Staff are involved in editing some of the frontline journals in the discipline (including Progress in Physical Geography, Bulletin of Latin American Research, Journal of Economic Geography, Regional Studies, Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy, International Journal of Conservation, Economic History Review). There are currently around 100 PhD students, and 50 students on Masters programmes.

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Prof Bill Adams

Head of Department, Moran Professor of Conservation and Development and Fellow of Downing College.


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Dr Harriet Allen

University Senior Lecturer and Fellow of Girton College.


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Prof Ash Amin

Professor of Geography.


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Dr Neil Arnold

University Senior Lecturer, with duties at the Scott Polar Research Institute.


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Prof Tim Bayliss-Smith

Professor in Pacific Geography and Fellow of St. John's College.


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Dr David Beckingham

College Lecturer, Sidney Sussex College.


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Dr Mike Bithell

Assistant Director of Research in Computing.


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Dr Michael Bravo

University Senior Lecturer in Geography, with duties at the Scott Polar Research Institute, and Fellow of Downing College.


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Dr Jude Browne

Frankopan Director of the University of Cambridge Centre for Gender Studies; Fellow in Social Sciences and Director of Studies for Geography, King's College.


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Dr Poul Christoffersen

University Senior Lecturer in Physical Geography.


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Dr Nick Cutler

SPRI Associate; College Lecturer in Geography (Trinity); Fellow in Geography (Churchill).


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Prof Julian Dowdeswell

Professor of Physical Geography, Director of the Scott Polar Research Institute and Fellow of Jesus College.


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Dr Andrew Friend

Reader in Earth Systems Science and Fellow of Clare College.


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Prof Philip Gibbard

Professor of Quaternary Palaeoenvironments and Member of Darwin College.


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Prof Hans-F. Graf

Professor of Environmental Systems Analysis.


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Dr Mia Gray

University Senior Lecturer and Fellow of Girton College.


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Prof Bob Haining

Professor of Human Geography and Fellow of Fitzwilliam College.


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Dr Michael Herzog

University Lecturer.


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Dr Philip Howell

University Senior Lecturer and Fellow of Emmanuel College.


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Dr Alex Jeffrey

University Lecturer and Fellow of Emmanuel College.


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Prof Nigel Leader-Williams

Director of Conservation Leadership and Fellow of Churchill College.


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Prof Ron Martin

Professor of Economic Geography and Fellow of St. Catharine's College.


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Dr Emma Mawdsley

University Senior Lecturer and Fellow of Newnham College.


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Dr Iris Möller

University Lecturer and Fellow of Fitzwilliam College.


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Dr David Nally

University Senior Lecturer in Human Geography.


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Prof Clive Oppenheimer

Professor of Volcanology.


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Prof Susan Owens

Professor of Environment and Policy and Fellow of Newnham College.


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Prof Sarah Radcliffe

Professor of Latin American Geography and Fellow of Christ's College.


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Dr Gareth Rees

University Senior Lecturer with duties at the Scott Polar Research Institute and Fellow of Christ's College.


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Dr Alice Reid

University Lecturer, working with HPSS.


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Prof Keith Richards

Professor of Geography and Fellow of Emmanuel College.


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Dr Chris Sandbrook

Affiliated Lecturer and Fellow of Darwin College.


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Dr Ivan Scales

College Lecturer in Human Geography at St Catharine's College.


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Prof Susan Smith

Honorary Professor of Social and Economic Geography.


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Dr Tom Spencer

Reader in Coastal Ecology and Geomorphology and Fellow of Magdalene College; Director of Cambridge Coastal Research Unit.


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Prof Janice Stargardt

Professorial Research Fellow at Sidney Sussex College.


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Dr Tatiana Thieme

University Lecturer and Fellow of Fitzwilliam College.


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Dr Bhaskar Vira

University Senior Lecturer and Fellow of Fitzwilliam College.


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Dr Piers Vitebsky

Assistant Director of Research.


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Dr Molly Warrington

University Senior Lecturer.


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Dr Liz Watson

University Senior Lecturer and Fellow of Newnham College.


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Dr Lauren Wilcox

University Lecturer in Gender Studies and Deputy Director of the Centre for Gender Studies, working with Gender.


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Dr Ian Willis

University Senior Lecturer and Fellow of St. Catharine's College.