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.
The Master's in Development Practice Program is excited to welcome Katherine Snyder as the new Director of the program. Katherine has over a decade... read more
Congratulation to Beth Mitchneck, whose article on creating a more inclusive academy just came out in Science. The link that will take you to the... read more
MDP students Chloe Hein, Jessica Uren and Monalee Teves' report, the "Demographic Survey of Tucson's SunLink Ridership" was published by the City of... read more