Dr. Jessica J. Kelly

Dr. Jessica J. Kelly

Dr. Jessica J. Kelly

Associate Professor


Jessica.Kelly@millersville.edu
Office: McComsey Hall 225
Phone: (717) 871-2176
Fax: (717) 871-2497

Office Hours

M: 3:45-4:30PM
T: 9:15-11:00AM
W: 3:45-4:30PM
R: 9:15-11:00AM
Comments: And by appointment

Additional Information

Education

  • Ph.D. Geography, Rutgers The State University of New Jersey, 2009
  • M.A. Energy & Environmental Analysis, Boston University, 2003
  • B.A. Economics, Environmental Policy & Analysis, Boston University, 2003

Dr. Kelly joined the faculty in the fall of 2008. Her research interests include human dimensions of environmental change, political ecology, women/gender and development, migration, and Latin America. Dr. Kelly’s dissertation, supported by the National Science Foundation, examined the gendered social and economic drivers of reforestation in El Salvador. Other research and work experience highlights include: environmental research in pesticide applications in Massachusetts cranberry bogs and water conservation efforts in the Susquehanna River Basin, and cultural studies in Latino immigrant experiences in Hazleton, PA and archival work with Nobel Laureate Elie Wiesel.

Recent Contributions

Kelly, Jessica J. 2009. Detecting Forest Cover Change and Transition. Middle States Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, New Paltz, NY. Presentation

Courses Taught

  • GEOG 141 World Regional Geography
  • GEOG 222 Economic Geography
  • GEOG 295 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
  • GEOG 343 Latin America
  • GEOG 307 US Environmental Policy
  • GEOG 407 Global Environmental Policy & Negotiation

University Undergraduate Catalog