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Welcome New Faculty

The department would like to welcome 2 new full time faculty members for the fall semester. Dr. Deborah Thomas and Dr. Larianne Collins. Dr. Thomas comes to us from the University of Colorado Denver and will be taking over as department chair on August 1st. Dr. Collins comes to us from the University of South Carolina. Please help welcome both of them when you see them in the halls this fall. Welcome New Faculty Read more >>

Latinx Foodways in the New South

On May 5, 2018, Colleen Hammelman and Consuelo Carr Salas hosted the Latinx Foodways in the New South symposium in Atkins Library at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. We gratefully acknowledge support for this event from the Association for the Study of Food and Society’s Regional Events Grant, the UNCC Department of Geography and Earth Sciences’ Speaker Series, and the UNCC... Latinx Foodways in the New South Read more >>

Congratulations URC Winners

The UNC Charlotte Undergraduate Research Conference (URC) is a university-wide showcase of research projects completed by undergraduate students of all levels from all colleges and departments in the university. The URC is sponsored by Academic Affairs, the Atkins Library, Charlotte Research Institute, the Honors College, and the Levine Scholars program. The Geography and Earth... Congratulations URC Winners Read more >>

Congratulations to our newest PhD graduates

Hearty congratulations to Dr. Liz Morrell and Dr. Tonya Farrow-Chestnut, May 2018 graduates of our PhD in Geography and Urban Regional Analysis program.  They are pictured here just prior to their hooding with advisors Dr. Heather Smith and Dr. Harrison Campbell.  Congratulations to our newest PhD graduates Read more >>

Geography PhD Student receives Lucille P. and Edward C. Giles Dissertation-Year Graduate Fellowship

PhD canidate Danny Yonto is the 2018-19 recipient of the Lucille P. and Edward C. Giles Dissertation-Year Graduate Fellowship. The Giles Dissertation-Year Fellowship is awarded to promising students in the final stages of their doctoral work who demonstrate strong potential to make a significant contribution to society by completing the terminal degree in their chosen discipline. The... Geography PhD Student receives Lucille P. and Edward C. Giles Dissertation-Year Graduate Fellowship Read more >>