The faculty and staff of the Department of Geography, Environment, and Planning
welcome you to this new website designed to provide you with basic information about our Department.
The administrative and curriculur structure of the Department includes two areas of teaching and research: 1) Geography; and 2) Environmental Science & Policy / Urban and Regional Planning.
For more information about these two academic divisions, please contact:
Geography Chair, Dr. Jayajit Chakraborty, email@example.com
Graduate Coordinator, Dr. M. Martin Bosman, firstname.lastname@example.org
Environmental Science & Policy / Urban and Regional Planning Division
ESP Chair, Dr. Philip Reeder, email@example.com
URP Director, Dr. Ambe Njoh, firstname.lastname@example.org
Graduate Coordinator, Dr. Jennifer Collins, email@example.com
The mission of the Department of Geography, Environment, and Planning at the University of South Florida is
- to conduct basic and applied research;
- to provide exceptional quality education and professional development opportunities at the undergraduate and graduate levels; and
- to serve the region, community, and the University.
The Department maintains a strong international focus and undertakes research in many settings in North America
and throughout the world, particularly Africa, Asia (particularly China, India, and the Middle East), Europe,
and Latin America. The Department encourages engaged teaching and scholarship within communities and has strong
connections with community partners in the Tampa Bay region and many other locations around the world.