Contact the Chair

If you have questions about the Geography major, the Certificate in Geographic Information Science, the Master of Science in Geospatial Analysis, or UMW’s Department of Geography in general, please phone or email the Department Chair, Dr. Melina Patterson

Dr. Patterson’s email address is

Office phone is 540-654-1494

Physical office is Monroe 324 (Jepson 433 for Spring 2024) – but please call ahead for a meeting