Dr. Jessica Mitchell

Dr. Jessica Mitchell is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Geography and Planning, but with affiliate status in the Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences.  Dr. Mitchell uses applied remote sensing in combination with environmental assessments in her research on plant diversity and landscapes.  She is one of the primary affiliated faculty in the Environmental Science degree track.


  • B.S. Geography and Environmental Systems, University Maryland Baltimore County
  • M.S. GIScience, Idaho State University
  • Ph.D. Engineering and Applied Science - Geosciences, Idaho State University

Courses Taught

  • ENV 1010 – Introduction to Environmental Science and Engineering
  • GLY – ENV 4110 – Environmental Management and Impact Analysis
  • GHY 3310 – Environmental Remote Sensing
  • GHY 3812 – Introduction to GIS
  • GHY 4810 / 5810 – Digital Image Processing
  • GHY 4812 – Advanced GIS



Title: Affiliated Environmental Science Faculty (Department of Geography and Planning)
Department: Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-7054