Faculty and Staff

Susy S. Ziegler

Associate Professor and Department Head
Associate Dean, College of Arts & Sciences

3001A Weston Hall
906-227-1104
suziegle@nmu.edu

Physical Geography, Biogeography, Research Methods, Environmental Science

  • B.A., Geography, Dartmouth College
  • M.S., Geography, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Ph.D., Geography, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Began teaching at NMU in 2010

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Michael Broadway

Michael Broadway

Professor

3003 Weston Hall
906-227-2636
mbroadwa@nmu.edu

Human Geography, Geography of Food Systems

  • B.Ed., Nottingham University
  • M.Sc., London University
  • Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign

Began teaching at NMU in 1997

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Norma Froelich

Associate Professor

3117 Weston Hall
906-227-1891
nfroelic@nmu.edu

Physical Geography, Weather & Climate, Coastal Storms, Forests

  • B.Sc., The University of Western Ontario
  • M.S., Indiana University
  • Ph.D., Indiana University
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, Climate Research Division, Environment Canada

Began teaching at NMU in 2013

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Weronika Kusek

Weronika Kusek

Assistant Professor

3111 Weston Hall
906-227-2989
wkusek@nmu.edu

Human Geography, Cultural Geography, Ethnic Geography, Urban Geography

  • B.A., University of Toledo
  • M.A., University of Toledo
  • Ph.D., Kent State University

Began teaching at NMU in 2014

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Hans Lechner

Term Assistant Professor

3109 Weston Hall
906-227-2607
hlechner@nmu.edu 

Geology, Physical Geography, Natural Hazards,               Science Education

  • B.A., Humboldt State University
  • M.S., Michigan Technological University
  • Ph.D., Michigan Technological University

Began teaching at NMU in 2019

Robert Legg

Robert Legg

Professor

3113 Weston Hall
906-227-2577
rlegg@nmu.edu

Geographic Information Systems, Computer Cartography, Spatial Analysis, Quantitative Methods

  • B.A., Trinity Western University, Canada
  • M.Sc., University of Aberdeen, Scotland
  • Ph.D., Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin, Ireland
  • GISP, GIS Certification Institute, Park Ridge, IL

Began teaching at NMU in 2006

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Sarah Mittlefehldt

Associate Professor

3005 Weston Hall
906-227-1442
smittlef@nmu.edu

Environmental History, Sustainability, Environmental Policy, Environmental Justice

  • B.A., Carleton College
  • M.Ed., Harvard University
  • Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

Began teaching at NMU in 2015

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Robert Regis

Robert Regis

Professor

3009 Weston Hall
906-227-1176
rregis@nmu.edu

Geology, Glacial Geomorphology, Remote Sensing

  • B.S., Northern Michigan University
  • M.A., Indiana State University
  • Ph.D., Michigan Technological University

Began teaching at NMU in 1990

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Ryan Stock

Assistant Professor

3115 Weston Hall
906-227-2616
rystock@nmu.edu

Political Ecology, Sustainable Development, South Asia, Gender and Social Differentiation, Climate Change and Renewable Energy, Environmental Justice

  • B.S., University of Utah
  • M.S., University of Michigan
  • Ph.D., University of Illinois

Began teaching at NMU in 2019

 

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Matthew Van Grinsven

Assistant Professor

3119 Weston Hall
906-227-1161
mvangrin@nmu.edu

Earth Systems Science, Water Resources, Soil Carbon Cycling, Forest Resources, Biogeosciences, Physical Geography

  • B.S., Northern Michigan University
  • M.S., Michigan Technological University
  • Ph.D., Michigan Technological University

Began teaching at NMU in 2015

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Richard Ziegler

Term Instructor

3011 Weston Hall
906-227-1364
rziegler@nmu.edu

Geology, Maps, Metamorphic Petrology, Environmental and Geotechnical Consulting

  • B.S., St. Lawrence University
  • M.S., University of Oregon

Began teaching at NMU in 2012

Staff

Jana Nicholls

Jana Nicholls

Principal Secretary

3001 Weston Hall
906-227-2500
janprice@nmu.edu

 

 

Frederick Nelson

Research Associate

fnelson@nmu.edu

   

Emeritus Faculty

 

Dr. Fillmore C. F. Earney

Dr. John D. Hughes

Dr. Alfred N. Joyal III

Dr. Bernard C. Peters

Mr. Jarl Roine

Mr. Sten A. Taube

 

Retired Faculty

Dr. Stephen DeGoosh

Mr. Richard Eathorne

Dr. Ronald Sundell

 

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