Christine Mitchell


Christine Mitchell, Instructor

Christine Mitchell is an Instructor of Geospatial Science at Radford University. She earned a Master’s degree in Environmental Studies from the University of Oregon, a Master’s degree in Urban and Regional Planning from Florida Atlantic University (2010) , and a Doctorate from Florida Atlantic University (2014) in Geosciences.  Her research interests include the contributions that non-timber forest products make toward sustainable livelihoods, policies and practices surrounding natural resources, and the impact that hazards have on sustainable livelihoods.  Dr. Mitchell has conducted research in Florida, South Africa, Micronesia, Zimbabwe, and SW Virginia.  Dr. Mitchell is always looking for promising students to conduct independent research projects. If you are a student interested in these opportunities, please contact. Dr. Mitchell.


Office: 138 Cook Hall

Office Phone: 540-831-5234

Classes: Introduction to Environmental Studies (GEOG 140), Geography of Appalachia (SCI-GEOG 203), Fundamentals of Cartography (GEOG 270), Regional Geography of Africa and Asia (GEOG 102), Introduction to Human Geography (GEOG 103), Geography of Virginia (GEOG 202), Regional Geography of Europe and the Americas (GEOG 101), Core 201: Environmental Ethics, and Introduction to Geospatial Data (GEOS 125).

Research Interests: Non-timber forest products, Sustainable Livelihoods,  Hazards and Disasters, Natural Resource Management, especially in Appalachia, and Environmental Policy and Management.