Food and the Future Environment

Meet the Instructor


Meet the Instructor

Connor Chapman

Connor is a Ph.D. student investigating land-atmosphere interactions. In his Master’s research, Connor studied the influence of soil moisture on convective precipitation for the U.S. Corn Belt. His dissertation research is further investigating land surface impacts on Corn Belt precipitation, with emphases on soil moisture and land cover.

Outside of Penn State, Connor teaches high school earth science in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. His hobbies include running, guitar, and barbershop quartet singing.

Teaching Assistant: Zach Goldberg

Zach Goldberg is a Master's student in Geography. He is also a farmer with diverse experiences around the globe.