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 MDP family is saddened to announce the death of first year MDP student Lia Gilbert. Lia was a ray of light in the program and she will be sorely... read more
Congratulation to Michelle Coe who successfully passed her Masters thesis today with a committee of Greg Barron-Gafford, Sallie Marston and Diana... read more
Congratulations to SGD PhD student Lily House-Peters who won the 'Best Linkage Between Science and Policy" Award for her poster at yesterday's... read more