Kristen Monteverde


Kristen MonteverdeLecturer of Geography
Storm Hall 308D | [email protected]

Kristen Monteverde teaches physical and human geography, sustainability, and courses in Geographic Information Systems at SDSU. She received her B.A. in Geography and Minor in Geology, as well as her M.S. in Geography (Watershed Science), from SDSU. Her research background focuses on spatiotemporal analysis of coastal erosion risk in the San Diego region by utilizing machine learning models and Geographic Information Systems. As a native San Diegan and ocean lover, Kristen is passionate about incorporating local issues and themes of climate change, water quality, and coastal processes in her courses. Kristen is always willing to meet with students and has a desire to help both geography and non-geography students better understand the world around them and meet their educational goals.

  • M.S., San Diego State University, 2019
  • B.A., San Diego State University, 2016
  • GEOG 101: Earth’s Physical Environment
  • GEOG 104: Geographic Information Sciences and Spatial Reasoning
  • GEOG 106: World Regional Geography
  • GEOG 170: Sustainable Places and Practices
  • GEOG 584: Geographic Information Systems Applications