About the Department of Geography and Urban Studies
The Department of Geography and Urban Studies (GUS) at Temple University aims to provide undergraduate and graduate instruction and research related to urban systems, nature and society, international development, and spatial analysis, with a special emphasis on the geographic analysis of urban dynamics.
The Department currently offers a B.A. in Geography and Urban Studies, a B.A. in Environmental Studies, an M.A. in Geography and Urban Studies, and a Ph.D. in Geography and Urban Studies.
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Department News and Events
Labaron Palmer, a first-year doctoral student in GUS, has been accepted to the Digital Humanities Program at the Center for Humanities at Temple (CHAT). The title of Labaron’s project is “Digitizing the Middle East & North Africa: An American Perspective” and will investigate explain basic concepts particular to urban geography with an aim in minimizing negative…
Hosted by Temple University’s Department of Geography and Urban Studies, the 21st Annual Critical Geography Conference hopes to include a wide array of scholars and activists doing work in critical geography. This year’s overarching theme connotes an exploration of how we understand, follow, imagine, feel, utilize, yield to and alter the workings of power. Power has…