Geography Graduate Student Organization

The Geography Graduate Student Organization (GGSO) is an official, university-recognized organization that represents graduate students in the Department of Geography at Syracuse University. The objectives of the GGSO are:

  1. To organize, support, and represent the Geography graduate students at Syracuse University
  2. To provide a space where their opinions and concerns can be addressed
  3. To recognize and promote those concerns to the faculty and the University at large via the Graduate Student Organization (GSO)
  4. To provide resources to strengthen the department academically, professionally, and socially

View the Geography Graduate Student Organization Constitution.


GGSO officers are elected in fall and spring semesters and serve for the duration of one academic year.

Graduate Students Representatives (Grad Reps):
Jared Van Ramshorst
Andria Aguilar

Graduate Student Organization (GSO) Representatives (GSO Reps):
Jonathan Erickson
Brian Hennigan

Future Professoriate Program (FPP) Coordinator:
Emily Bukowski

Supporting Women in Geography (SWIG) Officer:
Madeleine Hamlin

Colloquium Representative:
Pat Oberle