Who to contact:
Department Head: Dr. Piper Gaubatz
Associate Head for Curriculum: Dr. Steve Petsch
Associate Head for Finance and Administration: Dr. Forrest Bowlick
Associate Head for Professional Development: Dr. Michele Cooke
Undergraduate Advisors for Department Majors:
Geography Major Undergraduate Advisor: Dr. Toby Applegate
Geology and Earth Systems Majors Advisor: Dr. Steve Petsch
Environmental Science Major Coordinator for the Department of Geosciences: Dr. David Boutt
Graduate Program Directors for EGCS:
Geography Graduate Program Directors: Dr. Qian Yu and Dr. Eve Vogel
Geosciences Graduate Program Director: Dr. Julie Brigham-Grette
MS Geography-GIST Concentration Graduate Program Director: Dr. Forrest Bowlick
1-year MS Geosciences-Hydrogeology Concentration: Dr. David Boutt
Academic Program Coordinators
Geography Program Coordinator: Dr. Eve Vogel
Geosciences, Geology, and Earth Systems Program Coordinator:
Environmental Science Program Coordinators: Dr. David Boutt and Dr. Marco Keiluweit (Stockbridge School of Agriculture)
firstname.lastname@example.org Human Resources tasks and questions about post-docs, ad comp, IPO related issues for foreign graduate students and post-docs, and personnel actions.
Hiring & Appointments
email@example.com Graduate TA & RA student appointments and hiring undergraduate students’ actions.
firstname.lastname@example.org Payroll for all department hourly employees’ questions. Time and Attendance Reporting.
email@example.com All travel questions concerning and documents for travel reimbursement should be accompanied with information about the travel: who, when where; copies of receipts; funding source, including Speed Type#. Submit all reimbursement paperwork electronically.
UMass bank card (formerly ProCard)
firstname.lastname@example.org UMASS bankcard scanned receipts and reallocations documents. Reimbursement requests should be accompanied information about the expense: who, when, where; copies of receipts; funding source, including Speed Type #. Submit all reimbursement paperwork electronically.
email@example.com Purchase orders, invoice/bill payments other reimbursement and reallocations (excluding Travel and UMASS bank card reimbursement). Submit all reimbursement paperwork electronically.
Department IT support
Webpage and Social Media
For all department webpage and social media requests please e-mail Joe Kopera, department digital communications coordinator.