Geography Knows No Boundaries

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Founded in 1949, the Department of Geography at Rutgers University is a leading center for innovative research and teaching on the earth’s landscape and human-environment relationships. Research by our faculty and graduate students explores a range of topics, from the cultures and economies of cities and built environments to tropical deforestation and the flow of polar ice sheets. Our geographical foci range from coastal hazards in New Jersey to the coffee fields of Jamaica and slums of India.

We offer interdisciplinary undergraduate degrees in Geography, Environmental Studies, and International and Global Studies, and we have a dynamic graduate program composed of a highly international student body carrying out cutting-edge theoretical and applied research. Across our activities, we use geographic analyses to interrogate abiding problems of the modern world.

Upcoming Events

Sep 25 | 10:00AM | Departmental Event
Faculty/Staff meeting
Oct 2 | 3:00PM | Departmental Event
Speaker Series - Zakiyyah Iman Jackson
Oct 9 | 1:00PM | Departmental Event
Graduate Student Colloquium
Oct 16 | 3:00PM | Departmental Event
Speaker Series - Marilyn Raphael

meet the faculty

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Geography Major and Minor


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International and Global Studies Minor


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Environmental Studies Major and Minor


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Graduate Program


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