• 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.

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    Maxwell student Maizy Ludden named 2017 Goldwater Scholar

    Maizy Ludden, a sophomore majoring in geography, has been named a 2017 Goldwater Scholar. The Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program was established by Congress in 1986 to honor U.S. Sen. Barry Goldwater, the five-term senator from Arizona. Read more.

    Maxwell students awarded Critical Language Scholarships

    Ana Monzon, a graduate student in public diplomacy, Jade Rhoads, a junior majoring in geography, and Giovanna Saccoccio, a junior majoring in international relations, were selected as recipients of the Critical Language Scholarship. The program is supported by the U.S. Department of State.

    Tanner Day at Maxwell: On the future of citizenship and public service

    On October 4, 2017, leaders from across the public, private, and nonprofit sectors participated in Tanner Day at the Maxwell School to answer these questions and others during a series of lectures and panel discussions focused on the "Future of Citizenship and Public Service," hosted in partnership with the National Academy of Public Administration.