Ryan HolifieldRyan B. Holifield

Associate Professor

Office: Bolton Hall, Room 434
Phone: 414-229-4868
e-mail: holifiel@uwm.edu
Curriculum Vitae: pdf

Mailing Address:

Professor Ryan Holifield
Department of Geography
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
P.O. Box 413
Milwaukee, WI 53201


Ph.D., Geography, University of Minnesota, 2007
M.A., Geography, University of Georgia, 2001
A.B., English, Duke University, 1993

Courses Taught:

Geog 125: Introduction to Environmental Geography - Syllabus (660kb); Online Syllabus (645kb)
Geog 464: Environmental Problems - Syllabus (500kb)
Geog 564: Urban Environmental Change and Social Justice - Syllabus (549kb)
Geog 870: Contemporary Geographic Approaches - Syllabus (618kb)
Geog 905: City, Environment, and Nature - Syllabus (563kb)

Office Hours:

By appointment

Research Interests:

Environmental justice in EPA policies and programs; Environmental justice and risk assessment; Urban environmental governance; Actor-network theory, urban political ecology, and critical geographic theory

Representative Publications:

Holifield, Ryan B., and Zupan, Sandra. “Keep costumes out, keep trains in: Defining and defending spaces for 'good jobs' in a Rust Belt City.” GeoJournal 79.3 (2014): 309-328.