Hamil Pearsall's research bridges several themes in the human relationship to the environment and geography: the social dimension of sustainability; environmental justice and health; and community resilience in the face of environmental and economic stressors. Her lecture Diversification or Transformation? Coping with Vulnerabilities to Multiple Stressors in Chiapas, Mexico highlights her research of environment and human relationship.
Pearsall received her M.A. and Ph.D from the Graduate School of Geography at Clark University and was an assistant professor of Geographic Information Science at Clark University prior to joining the faculty at Temple. Hamil Pearsall is an assistant professor in the Geography and Urban Studies Department.