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.
Patrick Murphy just presented his paper, "Complexity in Mountain Forest Carbon Cycling," at the 2016 Mountain Climate Conference in Leavenworth,... read more
Check out Remy Franklin's reflections on "The Challenges of Doing Engaged Research" on ENTITLE blog. Great work, Remy!
Sarah Kelly-Richards continues to do great things from Chile. Sarah just published online with Edible Baja Arizona. The article is called "Beets to... read more
- SGD Colloquium: "Chinese Religion From a Geographical Perspective: The Regional Religious System (RRS) Approach" by Dr. Jiang Wu 10/21/2016 - 15:30
- SGD Colloquium: "From Bikes to Bears: Applied Spatial Data Science" by Dr. Trisalyn Nelson 10/28/2016 - 15:30
- SGD Colloquium: "Climate Change, Food Security and Resource Conflicts in Kenya" by Dr. John O'Loughlin 11/04/2016 - 15:30
- My Arizona Lecture: "A Desert Sea, a Dry River, and a Dying Forest: How Environmental Issues Come to Matter Through Art and Design" by Dr. Ellen McMahon 11/18/2016 - 15:30
- SGD Colloquium: Title TBD by Dr. Bruce Braun 12/02/2016 - 15:30