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.


Franklin, J., Andrade, R., Daniels, M. L., Fairbairn, P., Fandino, M. C., Gillespie, T. W., ... & Kelly, D. L. (2018). Geographical ecology of dry forest tree communities in the West Indies. Journal of Biogeography.

Andrade, R., Bateman, H. L., Franklin, J., & Allen, D. (2018). Waterbird community composition, abundance, and diversity along an urban gradient. Landscape and Urban Planning170, 103-111.

Hondula, D. M., Balling, R. C., Andrade, R., Krayenhoff, E. S., Middel, A., Urban, A., ... & Sailor, D. J. (2017). Biometeorology for cities. International Journal of Biometeorology, 1-11.

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