About the Department of Geography and Urban Studies
The Department of Geography and Urban Studies focuses on the four themes of globalization, sustainability, social justice, and geographic methods, combining social science skills with technical training. Our graduates get competitive and meaningful jobs in non-profit, government, and business sectors.
Programs of Study
Master’s and Certificate in GIS
We are now accepting applications for the Professional Science Master’s in Geographic Information Systems.
Learn more about how our students seek to make a difference in the world.
Major and Minor in Environmental Studies
Major and Minor in Geography and Urban Studies
Graduate and Undergraduate Certificates in GIS
Department of Geography and Urban Studies Research
Department News and Events
Dr. Michael Schwebel was recently hired as the Assistant Director of the 100 Resilient Cities’ New York team. He will be a key member of the new in-house Strategy Delivery Unit, focusing on providing technical support to cities that are creating their resilience strategies and/or defining projects to operationalize their strategies and build resilience. He…
Departmental Awards Carolyn Adams Award in Geography and Urban Studies Zachary Gebhardt Austen Davis Henry N. Michael Prize in Geography and Urban Studies Timothy Capella Nigel Auguste Patrick Stocking Memorial Prize Seth Zeiset Taylor Johnson Delaware Valley Geographical Association Award Kerri Thomas Environmental Studies Award Darion Porter Geography and Urban Studies Department Award for Outstanding…