Recent Graduate Student Publications

Oculi, Neil and Scott Stephenson. Conceptualizing climate vulnerability: understanding the negotiating strategies of Small Island Developing States. Environmental Science & Policy.

Wang, Hui and Scott Stephenson. Quantifying the impacts of climate change and land use/cover change on runoff in the lower Connecticut River Basin. Hydrological Processes.

Zhang, Weixing, Weidong Li, Chuanrong Zhang, and William B. Ouimet. Detecting urban horizontal and vertical growths from medium resolution imagery and their relationships with major socioeconomic factors. International Journal of Remote Sensing.

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Geography Curriculum Info

Studying Geography at UConn

Minor in Geographic Information Science

Courses being offered in the Spring  2019 semester which count towards the GISc minor courses include:

Outstanding Alumni

Amy DellaGuistina, class of 2014, is an Environment, Health, Safety & Sustainability Senior Associate at Amgen.

Conner Dickes, class of 2018, is a Geospatial Intern within the Business Intelligence & Geospatial Development Program at Travelers Insurance.

Nick Lacafta, class of 2016, is a Technical Records Coordinator at the University of Connecticut.

Caroline Mazo, class of 2018, is a Physical Scientist at the US Geological Survey.

Lanham Miller, class of 2009, is a School Counselor for the Tolland Board of Education.

Stefanie Walker, MA class of 2015, is a Senior Catastrophe Risk Consultant at Travelers Insurance.


UConn Geography Alumni Award Recipients

2018: Richard Annitto, BA '85, Vice President, GIS and Survey Division, LiRo Group

2017: Ben Spaulding, PhD '10,  Catastrophe Risk Manager, Homesite Group

2016: Patrice Carson, BA '82, Consulting Director of Community Development, Town of Bolton

2015:  Tyler Kleykamp, BA '00, Chief Data Officer, Connecticut State Office of Policy and Management

Welcome to the Department of Geography at UConn

The Department of Geography offers B.A., B.S., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees in Geography. Interested students are encouraged to explore the information on these web pages and to contact the Graduate Coordinator or the Undergraduate Coordinator for additional information.

UConn Geography also offers a graduate level GIS Certificate. This program can be completed completely online or in a blended format, where students take courses online and in a traditional classroom setting..

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Phone: 860-486-3656
Address: Department of Geography
Austin Building, rm 422
215 Glenbrook Road, U-4148
Storrs, CT 06269-4148