Faculty Biography

Jody Emel

Lyndon Estes, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Graduate School of Geography
Clark University
Worcester, MA 01610-1477

Office: Jefferson 105

Email: lestes@clarku.edu

Phone: (508)-793-7531


Lyndon Estes is an environmental scientist who investigates the drivers and impacts of agricultural change, with a particular focus on Sub-Saharan Africa. He conducts his research using new Earth Observation technologies and a range of modeling techniques, and works within inter-disciplinary projects that involve economists, agronomists, human geographers, decision scientists, hydrologists, climatologists, and computer scientists. Lyndon holds a BA in English from Georgetown University, an MPhil in Conservation Biology from the University of Cape Town, and a PhD in Environmental Science from the University of Virginia. Since receiving his PhD degree in 2008, Lyndon has worked as a research scientist in Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School and Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Prior to his academic career, Lyndon spent nearly 9 years working in protected area management and environmental consulting in Southern Africa.

Courses Offered

GEOG 246/346: Geospatial Analysis with R