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New Course Offerings for Spring 2024

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The Department of Geography is offering four new courses in the Spring semester 2024.

Assistant Professor Junghwan Kim created two courses for studies in the Geospatial realm. 

Spatial Analysis in GIS covers fundamental spatial statistics concepts, methods, and applications. Students will learn how this tool is used in tracking issues in the environment, health, and society.

Geospatial Analysis of Mobility looks at travel and movement from a variety of aspects and how these will affect future societal mobility.

Assistant Professor Eranga Galappaththi is teaching a new course in Indigenous Geography. Known for his work with indigenous people in Sri Lanka and the arctic, Galappaththi will teach about how indigenous populations must handle climate change, environmental stressors, food systems, health, and other issues. 

Professor Korine Kolivras is teaching a new course titled COVID 19: Global Pandemic, Local Impacts, exploring the local impacts of global pandemics and how their effects are mitigated by political, social, physical, and environmental factors, among other elements.

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