Katherine Milla

Katherine A Milla

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About Me

Dr. Katherine Milla is a professor of geology and geospatial sciences in the Center for Water Resources at Florida A&M University, where she has been a faculty member since 1999. She is a fellow of the FAMU Digital Learning Initiative and serves as a faculty liaison for the FAMU Writing Across the Curriculum initiative. Dr. Milla completed her Ph.D. in geology at Florida State University, and a graduate certificate in Geospatial Intelligence from Penn State University. Her research interests include dynamics of interchanges between natural and human hydrologic systems. She has secured research funding from a number of agencies, including the USDA, NOAA and NASA. She is also devoted to research on the challenges of science teaching and learning in the digital age, and she actively collaborates with faculty in this area across the FAMU campus. Dr. Milla enjoys working actively with students. She teaches courses in geographic information systems and geospatial technologies, and supports undergraduate students in developing geospatial research projects. Outside of academia Dr. Milla enjoys kayaking, fishing and being in nature.

Areas of Interest

  • Dynamics of Natural and Human Systems Hydrological Interactions
  • Applications of Geospatial Technologies in Natural Resource Sciences


  • Ph.D. Geology • 1999
    Florida State University
  • M.S. Geology • 1990
    Florida State University
  • B.S. Geology • 1985
    University of South Florida
  • Graduate Certificate in Geospatial Intelligence • 2020
    Penn State University

Courses Taught At FAMU

  • Introduction to Geographic Information Systems, GIS 1040
  • Introduction to Geographic Information Systems and Remote Sensing, AGR 4430C
  • GIS Research Applications for Agriculture and Natural Resource Sciences, AGG 5330C

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