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.
Beth Mitchneck has had her first editorial accepted and published by Foreign Affairs! The editorial was published Saturday and already has over 600... read more
Wim van Leeuwen (PI) and Co-PI Katie Hirschboeck were awarded a 3-year grant by SRP (Salt River Project). The “SWANN: Snow-Water Artificial Neural... read more
Kudos to SGD PhD student Robert Hibberd who just had his paper, "Before Highway Maps: Creating a Digital Research Infrastructure Based on Sixteenth-... read more