Faculty and Staff

Our faculty are leaders in their chosen fields, and they have connections with working professionals who can help connect you with job and internship opportunities. Above all, our faculty and staff are committed to helping you succeed in your academic endeavors.

Department Head

Community and Regional Planning faculty

Dr. Raj S. Jutla

Dr. Raj S. Jutla

Professor
Director of Community and Regional Planning

Geography faculty

Dr. Robert T. Pavlowsky

Dr. Robert T. Pavlowsky

Distinguished Professor
Director of the Ozarks Environmental and Water Resources Institute

Geology faculty

Dr. Douglas R. Gouzie

Dr. Douglas R. Gouzie

Professor
Departmental Director of Graduate Studies

Per-course and adjunct faculty

  • Tom Aley
  • Adam Coulter
  • George H. Davis
  • Jack Dill
  • Neil Guion
  • Thomas Hosmer
  • Ted Keller
  • Cheryl McClease
  • Breanna Michelfelder
  • Matt Pierson
  • Rick Snyder
  • Sean Terry
  • Brian Viele
  • Nancy Williams
  • Mark Young

Staff

Dr. Derek Wu

Dr. Derek Wu

Geospatial Information Technician

Emeritus faculty

Diane M. May

Diane M. May

Faculty Emeritus
Director of the Center for Resource Planning and Management

Other emeritus faculty

  • Stanley Fagerlin, PhD
  • Russel Gerlach, PhD
  • Milton D. Rafferty, PhD (1932-2016)

Former faculty

  • Charles Collins, MA (1936-2014)
  • Donald McInnis, PhD (1932-2008)
  • James Skinner, PhD Retired, Dec. 31, 2004
  • Kenneth C. Thomson, PhD (1940-2004)