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Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Geography


The 50 Best Careers of 2011 includes urban planning, hydrology, and meteorology - careers that the Department of Geography can prepare you for!



Recent Accomplishments

Faculty members have funded their research, teaching, and service with grants from NSF, NASA, USDA, USDOT, Z. Smith Reynolds, Golden Leaf, National Geographic,  and Eisenhower.

 Three faculty members have received Distinguished Teaching Awards from the National Council for Geographic Education

 For three years, students and faculty have worked together to produce and distribute a series of map posters for Geography Awareness Week.

The Department is the home of what is arguably the best regional journal in the country: The Southeastern Geographer.

In the last year or so, faculty members have published their research in journals such as:

Annals of the Assoc. of American Geographers
Annals of Tourism Research
Boundary Layer Meteorology
Economic Geography
Journal of Climate
Journal of Geography
Journal of Geophysical Research
Journal of Historical Geography
Natural Hazards Review
Physical Geography
Professional Geographer
Progress in Human Geography
Quarternary International
Remote Sensing of Environment
Tourist Studies
Urban Geography