J.T. Bandzuh is an Assistant Professor at Mount Aloysius College with experience teaching thousands of students and dozens of courses at Florida State University (2017-2023), University of Pittsbur Expand for more
J.T. Bandzuh is an Assistant Professor at Mount Aloysius College with experience teaching thousands of students and dozens of courses at Florida State University (2017-2023), University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown (2021-2022), and Mount Aloysius College (2022-Present). J.T.’s research focuses on human-environment interactions as they relate to health, specifically mosquito-borne disease transmission in the Global South. More recently, J.T.’s research has focused on pedagogy and student-driven teaching styles.
J.T. is from Portage, PA, and lived in Blacksburg, VA, and Tallahassee, FL during graduate school before moving back to Portage in 2020. He also worked as the Conservation Education Specialist at the Blair County Conservation District (2020-2021). J.T. served as an elected member of the Portage Area School District Board of Directors (2011-2019) and Admiral Peary Vocational-Technical School Board of Directors (2012-2014), and currently serves as a member of the Pitt-Johnstown Alumni Association Board of Directors (2023-Present).
J.T. enjoys gardening, hiking, biking, kayaking, collecting house plants, and spending time with his family, friends, and two dogs.
B.A., Political Science & Geography, University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown (2014)
M.S., Geography, Virginia Tech (2016)
Ph.D., Geography, Florida State University (2023)
Areas of Interest
- human-environment interactions
- critical health geography
- health policy
- qualitative methods