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.
Chris Scott has been appointed as the new Director of the Udall Center. He will maintain a role in the School of Geography and Development, so we... read more
Congrats to Sophia Bosrgias. She has won a SBSRI research grant to support her summer research in Owens Valley and was also named as a honorable... read more
Kudos to Carly Nichols whose article "Millets, milk, and maggi: contested processes of the nutrition transition in rural India" has been accepted for... read more
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