Meet the Geography Faculty - a world of experience:
As geographers, we have all traveled widely, and we bring our experiences to our classes.
Full-Time Residential Faculty
Steven Emrick - a native Arizonan. Steve is a physical geographer whose specialty is biogeography. Steve received his MA in Geography from the University of Arizona in 1985. A faculty member since 1997, Steve teaches both physical and cultural geography and regularly teaches Arizona Geography (GCU 221). He also teaches sustainability courses at GCC.
Steven Emrick - 623.845.3697 - Office: 07-126 - Home page
Lynn Newman - a native of Minnesota, Lynn is a physical geographer whose specialties include meteorology, climatology, and statistics. Lynn received her MA in Geography from the University of Minnesota in 1992 and completed further graduate Ph.D. coursework at Arizona State University. A faculty member since 2000, Lynn teaches GPH 111 (Introduction to Physical Geography) online and also teaches Introduction to Meteorology (GPH212 and GPH 214). In addition, she also maintains the campus weather station.
Lynn Newman - 623.845.3877 - Office: 05-137 - Home page
Stephen Buckman - Stephen is an adjunct faculty member who is teaching Physical Geography.
Stephen Buckman - 623.845.3685 - Drop off / pick up: 05-101
Alan Gaugert - a native of Minnesota, Alan is an adjunct faculty member who has taught Physical Geography and both hemispheres of World Geography. Alan received his Bachelors Degree in Education from the University of Minnesota and his Masters from Vanderbilt. He took a time out from teaching to spend 21 years in the Air Force - gaining personal knowledge of different cultures and landscapes. Alan is very interested in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and is working to bring this program to GCC.
Alan Gaugert - 623.845.3685 - Drop off / pick up: 05-101
Paul Geale - a Brit who immigrated in 1954. Paul is an adjunct faculty member who teaches both hemispheres of World Geography and Physical Geography. Paul received his MA in Geography from California State University-Los Angeles. A successful banker and textbook publisher, Paul brings a wealth of experience and travel lore to every class.
Paul Geale - 623.845.3685 - Drop off / pick up: 05-101
JoAnna Klinge - JoAnna is an adjunct faculty member who teaches Physical Geography.
JoAnna Klinge - 623.845.3685 - Drop off / pick up: 05-101