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.
Dugan Meyer also taught a course this semester, so thank you on behalf of SGD, as well as recently had a piece accepted in Cultural Geographies (news... read more
Taylor Miller (ABD) just received an SBSRI Dissertation Grant and will travel to conduct fieldwork for her tentatively titled dissertation, "Arts-led... read more
Julia Davies has been selected as a Carson scholar for the 2020 year.