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

Nov 20 | 8:15AM | Departmental Event
Rutgers Climate Symposium 2019
Nov 21 | 8:00AM | Departmental Event
Borders and a Borderless World
Dec 4 | 4:30PM | Departmental Event
The Baloonist and the Mapmaker
Dec 6 | 3:00PM | Speaker Series
John Stehlin

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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