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The Department of Geography is centrally located on the University of Georgia campus in Athens, Georgia. Students can earn a BS in Geography or Atmospheric Sciences, AB, MS, MA and PhD degrees and certificates in Atmospheric Sciences and Geographic Information Science.

Department of Geography
University of Georgia
Geog-Geol Bldg, 210 Field St., Room 204
Athens, Georgia 30602
phone: 706-542-2856
fax: 706-542-2388


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Department contacts

Duggar, Emily M.

Administrative Assistant II

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Holloway, Steven R.

Professor and Department Head

Research Interests

Urban, Race and Racialization, Inequality, Housing, Labor, Urban Nature

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Undergraduate contact

Gunter, Harriet

Academic Advisor II

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Knox, John

Professor and ATSC Advisor

Research Interests

Dynamics of weather and climate, geoscience education, atmospheric hazards, satellite remote sensing applications and meteorological applications of social media data

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Mu, Lan

Professor and GIScience Coordinator, GIScience Certificate Program Coordinator

Research Interests

GIScience for health and the environment, spatial analysis and modeling, computational geometry, cartography and geovisualization

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Sarmiento, Fausto O.

Professor, Undergraduate Coordinator

Research Interests

Neotropical mountains, biogeography, political ecology and cultural landscapes

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Graduate contacts

Yao, Xiaobai

Professor, Graduate Coordinator

Research Interests

Geospatial Analysis and Modeling; Urban and Transportation System, Network Science, Location-based Social Media Data, Public Health

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