Biography

Dr. Ivester is a physical geographer with interests in geomorphology, soil science, and environmental change. He applies various techniques from the geosciences to examine processes that affect Earth’s surface environment. A central theme of his work is the application of optically-stimulated luminescence (OSL) techniques toward understanding long-term ecological and landscape responses to climate and environmental change. His teaching spans geography, geology, and environmental science.

Education / Degrees

  • BS, Physics, cum laude, Furman University, 1991
  • MA, Geography, The University of Georgia, 1995
  • PhD, Geography, The University of Georgia, 1999