Luke D. Trusel, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Geography
Penn State University

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Prior to joining Penn State Geography, I was an assistant professor at Rowan University, a Postdoctoral Scholar at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, and a NASA Earth and Space Science Fellow at Clark University.


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Prospective undergraduate and graduate students are encouraged to contact Dr. Trusel regarding potential research opportunities. We are committed to promoting a more diverse and inclusive geosciences, and members of historically underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.


Graduate students

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Undergraduate students

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Leanne Cioffi

Major: Geographic Information Science
Minor: Geoscience

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Cheyenne Rickabaugh

Major: Geography
Minors: Geoscience, Geographic Information Science

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Interested in pursuing cryosphere or climate research? Contact Prof. Trusel!