Dr. Deocampo Succeeds Dr. Elliott as Department Chair

Posted On July 17, 2013
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Now that his two terms as Department Chair are completed, Dr. Elliott is returning to the faculty to continue his work in research and teaching. Dr. Elliott is currently pursuing several areas of research, including dealing with how clay minerals can adsorb radioactive contaminants, supported by the U.S. Department of Energy.

Dr. Deocampo becomes Chair… more »

Great job Amber!

Posted On May 6, 2013
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We are very pleased to announce that Amber Keller, one of our outstanding graduating geography majors, has accepted a high-profile GIS internship position with the Association County Commissioners of Georgia. She will use GIS on a daily basis this summer to work with organizations and officials across the state to influence policy decisions. Congratulations to… more »

Great job Jessica!

Posted On April 29, 2013
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Congratulations to Jessica Su, one of our amazingly talented undergraduate geography majors. Jessica has accepted a GIS internship with the GA Department of Natural Resources. Well done, Jessica!

Congratulations to Ryan Barrett

Posted On April 11, 2013
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We are pleased to announce that Ryan Barrett, MS student in Geosciences, received honorable mention in the “Young Leaders Mapping Sustainable Development Challenges” poster session at the Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting for his thesis work entitled “Investigating the Atlanta Food System: A Mixed Methods Study of Environmental Sustainability and Human Health.” The competition… more »

Congratulations to students who presented at GSURC

Posted On March 14, 2013
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Five students from the Department of Geosciences presented research at the 2013 Georgia State University – Undergraduate Research Conference. These students have gone above and beyond to produce outstanding research during their undergraduate career. Students who presented include:

Alexandra Simpson – Determination of the CEC in SRS Soils and the Capacity of EPA Model 9081… more »

Call for Proposals- Critical Geography, Spatial Theory and Everyday Life: A Symposium

Posted On February 11, 2013
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Call for Proposals- Critical Geography, Spatial Theory and Everyday Life: A Symposium

Monday – February 11, 2013

This interdisciplinary symposium will convene graduate work exploring questions rooted in critical geography, spatial theory and spatial practice, or theories of everyday life. It developed after a number of graduate students in Metro Atlanta, who are… more »

Community Geography, Food Deserts, and the Power of Maps

Posted On February 6, 2013
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Community Geography, Food Deserts, and the Power of Maps

Wednesday – February 06, 2013

The growing subfield of Community Geography produces research focused on issues chosen in partnership with community organizations, and often completed with community involvement. Food access (usually called food desert) studies are particularly well suited for such research. Community organizations… more »

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