MDP students Chloe Hein, Jessica Uren and Monalee Teves' report, the "Demographic Survey of Tucson's SunLink Ridership" was published by the City of Tucson.  It is the first ever survey to create of socio-economic profile of the streetcar ridership!

Post date: Fri, 02/19/2016 - 13:55

8th Annual "My Arizona" Lecture

Recorded video of the lecture:


Sponsored by:

School of Geography and Development

Southwest Center

University of Arizona


February 19, 3:30-4:45

ENR2 Building, Rm. S107 (directly west of the 6th St. parking garage on the south side of the University of Arizona campus)


Reception to... Read more

Post date: Sun, 02/14/2016 - 13:10

Beth Mitchneck has had her first editorial accepted and published by Foreign Affairs!  The editorial was published Saturday and already has over 600 Facebook shares.  Check it out:

Post date: Wed, 01/27/2016 - 12:16

Wim van Leeuwen (PI) and Co-PI Katie Hirschboeck were awarded a 3-year grant by SRP (Salt River Project). The “SWANN: Snow-Water Artificial Neural Network” project will work with SRP and other agencies to develop water management decision support products and tools based on research that involves modeling and estimating  snow cover & snow water equivalent using satellite, airborne LiDAR, ground reference, and watershed-based data. Snow fieldwork in the Central Arizona Highlands of the... Read more

Post date: Wed, 01/27/2016 - 12:12

Kudos to SGD PhD student Robert Hibberd who just had his paper, "Before Highway Maps: Creating a Digital Research Infrastructure Based on Sixteenth-Century Iberian Places and Roads" accepted for publication in the Bulletin for Spanish and Portuguese Historical Studies.

Post date: Mon, 12/14/2015 - 17:05

SGD Professor Carl Bauer was in Santiago, Chile in late October 2015 for the public launch of his new book: the 2nd and expanded edition of Canto de Sirenas: El Derecho de Aguas Chileno como Modelo para Reformas Internacionales. The book is the Spanish translation of Carl’s 2004 book, Siren Song: Chilean Water Law as a Model for International Reform. Although the 1st Spanish edition was published in Spain in 2004,... Read more

Post date: Fri, 12/11/2015 - 11:49

Congratulations to SGD PhD student Georgia Davis whose chapter "The Lyme Wars: The Effects of Biocommunicability, Gender, and Epistemic Politics on Health Activation and Lyme Science" co-authored with Mark Nichter (anthro) has been published in the newly released book Diagnostic Controversy: Cultural Perspectives on Competing Knowledge in Healthcare. Great work!

Davis, G. and M. Nichter (2016). The Lyme Wars: The... Read more

Post date: Tue, 12/08/2015 - 13:47

Congratulations to Sarah Kelly-Richards and Stina Janssen, both of whom have been awarded 2016 Climate & Society Fellowships from CLIMAS. Excellent work! Congrats!

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Post date: Fri, 12/04/2015 - 16:45

Check out SGDer's Diana Liverman and Miriam Gay-Antaki, along with other UA representatives, at the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21) in Paris. 

Post date: Fri, 12/04/2015 - 14:17

Congratulations to SGD PhD student Carly Nichols who just found out her paper "Time Ni Hota Hai: Time Poverty and Food Security in the Kumaon Hills, India” has been accepted for publication in Gender, Place and Culture. Way to go Carly!

Post date: Fri, 12/04/2015 - 14:11


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