Department News Highlights (Academic Year 2017-2018)
- In March 2018, we updated our department name to The Department of Geography and Environment
- Our department is ranked 26th in the U.S. in the 2018 World University Rankings
- New hires: Lisa Kelley joined the Dept. as part of the College of Social Sciences' Sustainability cluster
- Promotions: Reece Jones and Dr. Qi Chen are promoted to full professor
- Brandon Rossi won the 2018 Bowers Memorial Award, which is given to the outstanding graduating BA student each year.
- Kerrie Littlejohn, PhD, won the 2018 Wiens Memorial Award, which is given to the outstanding graduating MA or PhD student each year.
- Azmeary Ferdoush, PhD candidate, won the 2018 Outstanding Graduate Publication Award for his paper "Seeing Borders through the Lens of Structuration" in Geo Politics Journal.
- Katie Taladay, PhD student, won the 2018 ASPRS Pacific SW Chapter Scholarship.