Megan McCusker Hill


Megan is a PhD student in the Geography department. Her interests are in fluvial geomorphology, historic landscape change, gullies, legacy sediments, and mill dams. Her background is in geography and geosciences, where she has studied impacts of low-head dams on sediment dynamics of fluvial systems in Connecticut. Her current research is focused on discerning the Anthropocene in southern New England by studying erosional landscape processes linking historic European settlement to landscape features visible using lidar today. Megan is also interested in anything outdoors, and loves teaching.

M.S. Center for Integrative Geosciences, University of Connecticut (2008)
M.A. Geography, University of Connecticut (2005)
Certificate in Geographic Information Science, University of Connecticut (2005)
B.A. Geography, University of Connecticut (2003)


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