Welcome to the Department of Geography and Environmental Sustainability at the University of Oklahoma!
We are a dynamic and growing department located in Norman, Oklahoma, named one of the best small cities in America.
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Geography is a discipline that studies people and the world in which they live. The geography research and teaching focus at the University of Oklahoma are organized around two thematic areas which correspond broadly to the traditional classification of physical and human geography.
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CONGRATS!!! Dr. Peppler, who teaches GEOG 3443 Environment and Society, won the SGA Outstanding Faculty Award for The University!!
Check out this informational video about DGES’ new Graduate Certificate in Geospatial Technologies!
DGES is pleased and proud to announce that our very first two graduates with a Master’s of Science in Environmental Sustainability are both working in the solar field!
Alex Lyakhov has accepted a position at SolarCity, Nevada and Preston Hartman is working at SunShare Community Solar, Colorado. KUDOS!!!!!
Congratulations to Jeremy Allen, named the second alternate to Outstanding Senior in the College of Atmospheric and Geographic Sciences! Jeremy will graduate with a BA in Environmental Sustainability-Planning & Management with Special Distinction, May 2017. DOUBLE CONGRATS for Jeremy, who was also selected to represent OU’s Honors College as their Outstanding Senior for 2016-2017. Jeremy will also complete two additional undergraduate degrees, in Economics and Chinese (he’s completing honors requirements for one of those degrees).
The Experimental Geography Studio, part of the Department of Geography & Environmental Sustainability at the University of Oklahoma, is looking to hire one or two student assistants who can contribute to building the Geo-humanities program in our department. Hires become members of a vibrant research and teaching community, and work directly with faculty in the Studio. Click article title for details.