Dr. Michael Mann

Assistant Professor of Geography,  The George Washington University

Dr. Michael Mann is an Assistant Professor of Geography at The George Washington University.  His research has focused on the application of spatial data and econometric techniques to forecasting of human/natural systems interactions.  This has included modeling the economic determinants of deforestation in Brazil, forecasting housing development in California and economic losses due to wildfire, and agricultural modeling in Ethiopia.  He also has interests in remote sensing, high performance computing, data visualization, and web mapping.  Michael received his PhD in Geography and an MA in Environmental and Policy Modeling at Boston University and completed postdoctoral research at UC Berkeley.