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.
Going All City is a book about traversing the urban environment and navigating everyday violence as a member of L.A.'s graffiti subculture. You can... read more
“Most people I speak with about sustainable development think that crumbling infrastructure, social injustice, and entrenched poverty are things that... read more
The Fall 2018 MDP Blog: Sustainable Food Practices, Environmental Protection, Human Rights, and MoreThe Fall 2018 edition of the MDP Blog includes contributions from current students Deborah Dimmett, Philana A.... read more