Riley Andrade

Ph.D. Geography
Graduate Assistant/Associate
TEMPE Campus

Student Information

Graduate Student
The College of Lib Arts & Sci


Riley Andrade is a current PhD student in the School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, working with Janet Franklin and Kelli Larson. Her research largely focuses on human-environment interactions, specifically at the intersection of biodiversity and human well being, within the CAP LTER (Central Arizona–Phoenix Long-Term Ecological Research) study system located in Phoenix, Arizona.


Larson, K. L., Corley, E., Hall, S., York, A., Andrade, R., Childers, D., Coseo, P., Hondula, D. M., & Meerow, S. 2019. Subjective evaluations of ecosystem services and disservices: an approach to creating robust survey scales. Ecology and Society, 24(2), 1-10

Andrade, R., Larson, K. L., Franklin, J., & Hondula, D.M., 2019. Social-spatial analyses of attitudes towards the desert in a Southwestern U.S. city. Annals of the American Association of Geographers, DOI: 10.1080/24694452.2019.1580498

Warren, P., Lerman, S.B., Andrade, R., Bateman, H.L., & Larson, K.L., 2019. The more things change: Species losses detected in Phoenix despite stability in bird-socioeconomic relationships. Ecosphere, 10(3), 1-22

Franklin, J., Andrade, R., Daniels, M. L., Fairbairn, P., Fandino, M.C., Gillespie, T.W., Gonzalez, O., Imbert, D., Kapos, V., Kelly, D.L., Marcano‐Vega, H., Meléndez‐Ackerman, E.J., McLaren, K.P., McDonald, M.A., Ripplinger, J., Rojas‐Sandoval, J., Ross, M.S., Ruiz, J., Steadman, D.W., Tanner, E.V.J., Terrill, I., & Vennetier M., 2018. Geographical ecology of dry forest tree communities in the West Indies. Journal of Biogeography, 45(1), 1168-1181

Andrade, R., Bateman, H.L., Franklin, J., Allen, D.C., 2018. Waterbird community composition, abundance, and diversity along an urban gradient. Landscape & Urban Planning, 170, 103-111

Hondula, D. M., Balling, R.C., Andrade, R., Krayenhoff, E.S., Middel, A., Urban, A., Georgescu, M., & Sailor, D.J., 2017. Biometeorology for cities. International Journal of Biometeorology, 61(1), 59-69

Andrade, R., Bateman, H.L., & Kang, Y., 2017. Seasonality and land cover characteristics drive aphid dynamics in an arid city. Journal of Arid Environments, 144, 12-20


Fall 2018
Course Number Course Title
GPH 112 Intro to Phys Geography Lab
Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
GIS 470 Statistics for Geographers