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 Emilie Schur who has been awarded a travel grant by the Conference of Latin Americanist Geographers (CLAG) to attend the upcoming... read more
Daoqin Tong was award the Geoffrey Hewings Award for distinguished contributions to Regional Science research by young scholars at the North American... read more
Congratulations to Meg Mills-Novoa, Tamee Albrecht and Pradnya Garud who have all been selected as 2017 Carson Scholars and will be receiving... read more