Elmhurst’s geography and geosciences faculty comprises experienced teachers and enthusiastic scholars. Learn more by reading our faculty profiles, below. Or, contact a professor directly through our Faculty Directory.
Michael S. Lindberg
Associate Professor and Department Chair
Ph.D., University of Manitoba
Dr. Lindberg, an Elmhurst graduate, is an accomplished author who has published four books about the geography of naval warfare, shipbuilding, and coastal defense. His teaching and research interests include military geography, political geography, biogeography, Canada, and Europe.
Carmi J. Neiger
M.Arch., University of Illinois at Chicago
Mr. Neiger teaches GIS, spatial analysis techniques, and urban geography. He has worked with CAD and GIS applications in both the public and private sectors for over 25 years and has presented on these topics at local and national forums. Mr. Neiger’s research interests include geovisualization, residential racial segregation, and GIS in historical research. He is currently pursuing a Ph.D., in geography at Northern Illinois University.
Richard B. Schultz
Ph.D., University of Cincinnati
Dr. Schultz is the senior author of more than 50 publications in international journals and periodicals. His research focuses on distance learning, geochemistry of black shales, GIS applications, and spatial cognition. The coordinator of the GIS Certificate Program, Dr. Schultz teaches Earth System Science, GIS, courses in intercultural studies and off-campus experiences, as well as global climate change, Geology of National Parks. Dr. Schultz also teaches in the Honors Program.