Robert Griffin, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Atmospheric & Earth Science


301 Sparkman Drive
Materials Science Building
Room C203
Huntsville, AL 35899
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Dr. Robert Griffin is an applied Earth scientist and environmental anthropologist. His research spans disciplinary boundaries and focuses on complex socio-environmental phenomena using satellite remote sensing and geographic information analysis. He conducts federally-funded research, mentors students, and teaches courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. In addition, he provides service on a number of local and national boards of directors and as a consultant in geographic information analysis and capacity building.

Curriculum Vitae


  • Ph.D., Anthropology, Penn State University, 2012
  • M.A., Anthropology, Penn State University, 2005
  • B.A., Anthropology, University of Virginia, 2002