Welcome to the School of Geography and Development at the University of Arizona
Welcome to the School of Geography and Development (SGD) at the University of Arizona, USA. SGD is part of a top-ranked; Research One, land-grant university and we cover the entire range of contemporary geography. Faculty and graduate student research interests range broadly, including the sustainability of cities; social theory and culture; climatology and environmental impacts in the American Southwest; economic development; landscape ecology and forest restoration; human impacts of global climate change; geographic epidemiology; international development and environmental sustainability; conflict over the public presentation of ethnic identity; local government restructuring; spatial interaction modeling; American migration; European fertility; GIS/visualization; environmental policy; and remote sensing of fire-induced vegetation change.
Congratulations to SGD PhD student Carly Nichols whose new article "Shifting production/shifting consumption: a political ecology of health... read more
Kudos to SGD PhD student Niki VonHedemann who was awarded the NSF DDRI for her dissertation research – "Incentives, Livelihoods, and Forest Ecology:... read more
SGD PhD student Eric Magrane recently led a summer class, "The American Landscape Field Course", during summer presession, which took students on a... read more