The Committee on Geographical Sciences offers a geospatial perspective on fundamental issues in the urban, environmental, and social sciences.  The main area of interest is the interaction between physical/natural environments, built environments, and people, utilizing a geospatial perspective to explore issues that impact neighborhoods, cities, regions, and global communities. Examples topics include: cultural landscapes and morphological agency, the social justice of urban design, the impact of climate change on urban sustainability, and the geo-visualization of economic disparities. Our faculty pursue research that is spatial, place-based, and policy-oriented.


News & Announcements

Join us on November 17, 2021 for a virtual GIS day

Congratulations to the 2021 cohort of Geographical Sciences majors and GIScience minors on a job well done!

GEOG 28702/38702 will be offered as a 5-week intensive course in Summer 2021.

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