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 Sarah Kelly-Richards, who today passed her PhD comprehensive exams. The committee enjoyed a fully engaged and wide-ranging... read more
Kudos to SGD grad student Emma Lawlor who has a blog-post on "truth-out.org" from her summer field research titled, "Kidney Disease Linked to... read more
Congratulations to SGD PhD student Becky Brice who recently passed her comprehensive exams. Now for the fun part!