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 Sandy Marshall, who just accepted a tenure track job in Geography at Elon College. Elon is a private, liberal arts college in... read more
Congratulations to Diana Liverman, who has been selected to be a lead author on a chapter on Sustainable Development, Poverty Eradication, and... read more
Congrats to Arica who just published a long-form essay about her research published in terrain.org, the online environmental journal! It also... read more
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