Associate Professor, Assistant Dean
Dr. Rose is an associate professor of geosciences at the University of West Georgia. Her research in the fields of urban climatology, GIS (Geographic Information Science), energy and sustainability has been supported by the Department of Energy, the Department of Education, the United States Geological Survey and the California Energy Commission. Currently, she is working on a grant that seeks to bring energy concepts and sustainability challenges into science classrooms in middle and high schools through hands on teacher workshops. During the summer of 2015 she was selected for the "School of Ice" supported by the NSF, Lockheed Martin, and the American Meteorological Society. To learn more about the "School of Ice" visit the Antarctic Sun site. Locally, she has worked with the UWG Community Garden, the Tanner Health System Get Healthy, Live Well initiative and the Green Elite student organization to promote healthy food on our campus. Prior to joining the faculty at UWG, Dr. Rose was a researcher in the Heat Island Group (founded by the late Dr. Art Rosenfeld) at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
Education / Degrees
- B.A., Energy and Environmental Studies, The Evergreen State College, 1996
- Ph.D., Geography (Urban Climatology), Florida State University, 2008