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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The following is a note from Jerome E. Dobson, the President of the American Geographical Society discussing the contemporary value and importance of geography and geographers in today’s workplace. From the President… Geography in the Workforce: Good News to Share. For more information about the American Geographical Society, visit their website here.
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…