The Environment and Sustainability Program offers an integrated understanding of physical, ecological, economic, social, cultural and political systems, as they shape the world in which we live and influence the future of life on our planet. Read More
The Human Geography Program covers a wide set of sub-disciplines that share in common the study of the human use and experience of the world. It covers such broad territory as the relations between nature and society, place and human identity, and the spatial basis of economies and societies. Read More
The Geographical Sciences Program is the study of the fundamental interactions between life and Earth’s atmosphere, hydrosphere, and geosphere. Geographical Sciences is a discipline that inhabits the intellectual territory between the more traditional disciplines of the natural sciences. Read More
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In her book Unjust Conditions: Women’s Work and the Hidden Cost of Cash Transfer Programs, Tara Cookson, presents a powerful counter-argument to the fashionable yet problematic practice of “data-driven development”.
EML is an experimental space where faculty, students, and staff from all disciplines collaborate with industry and community. Its mission is to evolve learning by creating tools and techniques using emerging media including Augmented, Mixed, and Virtual Reality.
Mahtani’s work on mixed race identities; the intersectionality of race, ethnicity, and gender; and the production of identity and knowledge have laid the foundations for other geographers’ work and teaching.
Congratulations to another successful year of presentations by our undergraduate students at the Western Division of the Canadian Association of Geographers (WDCAG) conference held on February 9th and 10th, 2018. This year is the 60th annual meeting for the WDCAG and it was held at the University of Alberta.