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Showcasing the latest achievements, accolades, research, events and stories from the Department of Geography and Urban Studies  in the College of Liberal Arts at Temple University.

GUS Graduate Student receives AAUW Fellowship

Sendy Guerrier, a doctoral candidate in Urban Studies, has been selected to receive an AAUW American Fellowship for the 2013-14 academic year. AAUW (American Association of University Women) provides one of the world’s largest sources of funding for graduate women. Its awards are highly competitive. Sendy is working on a dissertation under the direction of Dr. Melissa Gilbert titled “A…
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New Faculty Members join the Department of Geography and Urban Studies

Hamil Pearsall is a geographer specializing in urban sustainability and environmental justice. Her research bridges several themes in human-environment and human geography: the social dimension of sustainability; environmental justice and health; and community resilience to environmental and economic stressors. Her current projects focus on environmental gentrification, the role of vacant land in urban greening efforts, and…
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