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  • Environment, Politics, Culture, the World

    Geography examines social and environmental processes, with a particular focus on space and place, critical theory, practical application, analysis and intervention. For more than 80 years, the Department of Geography at Syracuse University has been a leader in geographic research and teaching.

    MapShop Hours, Spring 2017
    Joe Stoll, cartographer - Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2:30 to 4:00 pm, 220 CH
    John Olson, GIS librarian - Tuesdays, 10:00 to 11:00, and Wednesdays, 3:00 to 4:30 pm

    SU map shop

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    Monmonier cited in Atlas Obscura article on map projection

    Mark Monmonier weighs in on the Mercator-Peters map projection rivalry in the Atlas Obscura article, "Why Map Historians Are Annoyed With Boston Public Schools." According to Monmonier, "There are a large number of other map projections, many of which are better than either one of those.”

    Maxwell names Montgomery Gruber Professor, O'Hanley Faculty Scholars

    The Maxwell School is pleased to announce Andrew Wender Cohen as the new Dr. Walter Montgomery and Marian Gruber Professor of History and Azra Hromadžić, Natalie Koch, and Rebecca Schewe as the new O'Hanley Faculty Scholars.

    Monmonier featured in National Geographic on map-related inventions

    Mark Monmonier, Distinguished Professor of Geography, and his new book Patents and Cartographic Inventions are featured in the National Geographic article, "These Are the Cleverest, Weirdest Mapping Ideas Ever Patented."