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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.

Assistant Professor Position (Teaching/Instructional) in Geography and Urban Studies

Temple University, Philadelphia PA. Temple University’s Department of Geography and Urban Studies (GUS) invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track Assistant Professor position for academic year 2017-2018, with responsibilities for teaching in the areas of 1) nature/society relations and 2) Geographic Information Systems. The appointment will be for one year only. It is possible that…
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Tina Rosan participated in panel on Science of the Living City

On February 21st, Dr. Tina Rosan participated in a panel discussion on the “Science of the Living City Forum on Green Infrastructure.” The panel discussed the diverse challenges and benefits of green infrastructure in sustainable city planning. Learn more about the panel’s discussion on EarthDesk.

Dr. Pearsall presents in Barcelona

Dr. Hamil Pearsall presents in Barcelona: Green Inequalities: An Inquiry into Urban Environmental Gentrification

On February 17th, Geography and Urban Studies faculty Dr. Hamil Pearsall recently participated in Green Inequalities: An Inquiry into Urban Environmental Gentrification, an event hosted by the Barcelona Laboratory for Urban Environmental Justice and Sustainability, along with several other well-known gentrification scholars.  She participated on a panel on “Measuring Gentrification” with more than 150 people…
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Ritwika Biswas Awarded two Student Travel Awards

Geography and Urban Studies PhD student Ritwika Biswas has received two travel awards from the American Association of Geographers’. She was awarded the Asian Geography Specialty Group’s South Asia Student Travel Award 2017 as well as a Urban Geography Specialty Group travel award. These awards recognize her dedication to research on South Asia and engagement…
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A Regional Response to the Opioid Crisis Symposium

Just before the Fall break, Geography and Urban Studies faculty Dr. Jerry Stahler and MA in Geography and Urban Studies alumna Silvana Mazzella participated in “A Regional Response to the Opioid Crisis,” a symposium held at Temple University. The purpose of this event was to address one of the growing health crises of opioid addiction…
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Charlotte Castle: Social Justice and Philly Free Streets

Charlotte Castle graduated with a Master’s of Arts in Geography and Urban Studies in 2015. During her time in the program, she was a Transportation Intern for the City of Philadelphia and, upon graduation, she became a Transportation Systems Program Planner at the City’s Office of Transportation & Infrastructure Systems, while also serving as the…
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CRC 10 Year Donation Map

Interning with the CRC: Mapping Temple’s impact on the digital divide

“Last semester, I worked with Jonathan Latko, founder and Director of the Computer Recycling Center (CRC) at Temple University; at the same time, I was enrolled in ENST/GUS 3085, Dr. Andrucki’s internship seminar.  This is a course where you earn academic credit for your internship, in addition to the experience of the internship itself. Dr….
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Assistant/Associate Professor in Human-Environment Systems

Temple University, Philadelphia PA.  Temple University’s Department of Geography and Urban Studies (GUS) invites applications for a full-time tenure track Assistant Professor or Associate Professor position in Human-Environment Systems beginning in academic year 2017-18.  A Ph.D. in Geography or related field is required by the start of employment. We are looking for individuals who will…
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GIS Day Call for Papers

Call for Posters and Presentations Do you use GIS in your research? Or, have you created any outstanding maps or other cartographic products? Temple University will celebrate GIS Day on Wednesday, November 16th from 12pm-6pm, and we invite students, faculty, and staff to showcase their spatial and cartographic work as a poster or brief (5-10…
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