Darren L. Ficklin

Darren L. Ficklin

Associate Professor, Geography

Director of Graduate Studies


  • Ph.D., University of California-Davis, 2010
  • M.S., Southern Illinois University, 2007
  • B.S., Indiana University-Bloomington, 2004


  • Watershed hydrology
  • Surface water, groundwater, and water quality modeling
  • Examining the effects of climate change on the hydrologic cycle
  • Examining the effects of climate change on aquatic species ecosystems
  • Drought modeling and assessment


  • Environmental Change: The End of the World as We Know It? (GEOG-G 185)
  • Computing in the Geospatial Sciences (GEOG-G 250/577)
  • Geographic Information Science (GEOG-G 338/538)
  • Water Security and Sustainability (GEOG-G 347)
  • Physical Hydrology (GEOG-G 451/551)
  • Advanced Geographic Information Science (GEOG-G 438/539)
  • Topical Seminar in Spatial Analysis and Geographic Information Science - GIS and Environmental Science Applications (GEOG-G 439/639)