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 Andrew Wickhorst who recently defended his M.A. thesis entitled:Wildland Fire, Climate Variability, and Post-Fire Recovery in a... read more
SGD Professor Chris Scott and PhD student Zach Sugg recently published a paper in the open-access journal Energies, titled "Global Energy Development... read more
Congratulations to SGD PhD student, Lily House-Peters, who has won second place in the Central Arizona Project's Award for Research competition for... read more