Lecturer, ECo and Geosciences
Associate Department Head for Finance and Operations
MS Geography-GIST Concentration Graduate Program Director
260 Morrill Science Center
PhD, Geography, Texas A&M University, 2016
MS, Geography, University of Idaho, 2012
BA, Geography – GIS, University of Northern Colorado, 2010
Forrest’s research investigates how students learn GIS, especially in the growing field of CyberGIS. Through analysis of curriculum and instruction in GIS, Forrest aims to build an evidence-based understanding of how GIS programs function, and what knowledge, skills, and practices make up the GIS degree. He has additional research interest in geography education, geography in higher education, resources of the elements, and tropical glaciers.