Mission Statement

Mission Statement

The mission of the School of Geography and Development is to produce cutting-edge research and to educate students about the complexity and spatial nature of human cultures and their relationship to each other and to the Earth.  Our research and teaching on social relationships, environmental change, as well as scientific and development challenges are oriented toward creating more just and sustainable cities and communities. As an integrated and diverse group of scholars, teachers and students, we are committed to fostering inclusive and innovative learning environments.