USC Dornsife Spatial Sciences Institute
Now Accepting Applications for Spring 2023. The Spring 2023 application deadline is November 15, 2022. Apply Now.

Faculty

As one of the world’s leading private research universities, USC offers innovative GIS degree programs taught by faculty who are established leaders in government, science and industry roles.

Our faculty members are renowned for their contributions to the rapidly evolving body of geospatial knowledge in geographic information science, geology, geography and computer science. We are here to guide you through your online GIS graduate studies and to help you as you deepen your knowledge of how to apply GIS to your passions and interests.

An-Min Wu

Assistant Professor (Teaching) in Spatial Sciences
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Darren M. Ruddell

Associate Professor (Teaching) of Spatial Sciences and Director of Graduate Studies
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Diana Ter-Ghazaryan

Associate Professor (Teaching) of Spatial Sciences
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Elisabeth J. Sedano

Assistant Professor (Teaching) of Spatial Sciences
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Guoping Huang

Associate Professor (Teaching) of Spatial Sciences
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Jennifer N. Swift

Associate Professor (Teaching) of Spatial Sciences
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John P. Wilson

Professor of Sociology and Spatial Sciences and Founding Director
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Laura C. Loyola

Assistant Professor (Teaching) of Spatial Sciences and Director of Undergraduate Studies
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Robert O. Vos

Associate Professor (Teaching) of Spatial Sciences and Director of Graduate Studies
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Steven D. Fleming

Adjunct Professor of the Practice of Spatial Sciences
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Vanessa Griffith Osborne

Assistant Professor (Teaching), The Writing Program
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Yi Qi

Associate Professor (Teaching) of Spatial Sciences
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