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Dr Adam Kalkstein

Assistant Professor of Geography

Contact Information:
Office Location: Washington Hall, Room 5313
Phone: 845-938-3403

Dr. Kalkstein is a Geographer-Climatologist whose research and teaching interests focus primarily on human-environment interactions. He has taught a variety of courses including: Meteorology, Climatology, Earth Science, Environmental Issues, and Environmental Policy. Dr. Kalkstein has authored or co-authored numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals covering topics as diverse as the impact of jet contrails on climate, the geography of human mortality in the United States, and the effects of heat on human health. Most recently, his research has focused on examining the role of weather on suicide and determining how climate influences influenza and winter mortality. Dr. Kalkstein teaches EV203 (Physical Geography). ​