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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.

    Geography Awareness Week activities

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    Maxwell geog student pursues research through NSF-funded program

    Hamish Gibbs, a student in Maxwell's Geography department, participated in the Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program, funded by the National Science Foundation. Gibbs spent his summer of research with the School for the Environment at the University of Massachusetts in Boston looking at the impact land cover has on small organisms in cranberry bogs.

    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.


    Monmonier talks about his approach to maps on PolicyViz podcast

    Mark Monmonier, Distinguished Professor of Geography, discusses his approach to maps and how to avoid data distortions with geographic data on a recent PolicyViz podcast.