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Department of Geography


Mitchell's work to further geographic education recognized

Geography professor president-elect of NCGE and recipient of grant to further geography education

Susan Cutter to receive AAG award

Pioneering work in hazards and vulnerability to be recognized

"I want to see things"

Huixuan Li's desire to see things brought her from the prairies of Inner Mongolia to South Carolina's salt marshes.

Double major a great decision

Combining his interest in marine science with geography, Sean McGill found a double major ended up being a great decision for him.

Carolina geographers awarded NSF grant

USC and UNC professors team up to examine 19th-century climate extremes in the western US and Canada

Holly Smith wins awards

Geography Ph.D. student receives awards for dissertation research

Leah Moore named Hollings Scholar

Geography undergrad one of five winners at USC for 2018

Sam Nielson earns the Puchala fellowship

Geography grad student to continue his work on immigrant integration in Belgium

Geography grad students win awards at AAG

Papers by Huang and Jiang honored at national geography conference

Huixuan Li receives Vernberg Fellowship

Award to support research at the Baruch Marine Field Lab

Yuqin Jiang receives AAG award

Geography graduate student Jiang announced as winner of the 2018 Outstanding Master's Thesis Award from AAG Transportation Geography Specialty Group

USC geographers in the news

Local media seeks out geographers to comment on current events

International Center of Excellence (ICoE) on Big Earth Data for Coastal Zone and Disasters to be established

Professors Cuizhen Wang and Susan Cutter of the Department of Geography to head new center

Huan Ning wins the USGIF/NVIDIA GPU essay challenge

Geography graduate student Huan Ning will receive two NVIDIA Titan XP GPUs

Holly Smith awarded Bilinksi Fellowship

Ph.D. student in geography awarded grant from the Russell J. and Dorothy S. Bilinski Dissertation Fellowship Program to support her research

Dr. April Hiscox awarded NSF/NCAR grant

A new experiment to study Earth's stable boundary layers

USC geographers in the news

Local and national media turn to USC faculty members for analysis of the August 2017 solar eclipse and recent weather events

Geography faculty and research staff receive ASPIRE grants for 2017-2018

The Office of the Vice President for Research announced funding decisions for the 2017 ASPIRE I, II and III internal research competitions, and USC Geographers were prominent among the winners

Geography undergraduates recognized at USC Awards Day program

As the 2016-2017 academic year winds down, a number of Geography undergraduates were recognized at the university's Awards Day program on April 20, 2017

Graduate student Ellie Davis receives prestigious fellowship

The award supports research on agricultural soil salinization on the North Carolina coast

Dr. Jessica Barnes wins Howard Foundation fellowship

The fellowship provides Dr. Barnes with the opportunity to develop her book project on wheat and bread in Egypt

Graduate student Alice Arnold wins award at AAG

The 2017 Student Field Research Award will support fieldwork on mobility in Palestine

Smith and Lu named recipients of SPARC Graduate Research Grants

Two USC Geography Ph.D students recognized with grants from the Office of the Vice-President for Research

Alysha Baratta awarded the 2016 Martin Luther King, Jr. Social Justice Award

Graduate student Alysha Baratta awarded prestigious university-wide social justice award for her work on the Refugee Garden on the University of South Carolina campus.

Dow Wins Prestigious AAAS Fellowship

Dr. Kirstin Dow, Professor of Geography, has been named an inaugural fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science's (AAAS) Leshner Leadership Institute.


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