PhD Candidate, Morgan Vickers, Publishes First Journal Article in Annals of the American Association of Geographers

November 29, 2022

Morgan Vickers

"Swampification did not merely stagnate Black terraqueous landscapes but further perpetuated racial stereotypes of Blackness as out-of-place and pestilent, and situated the presence of non-White others as antithetical to U.S. progress."

Congrats to Morgan P. Vickers, Geography PhD candidate, on their first journal article, published in Annals...

"Black Scale" by PhD Candidates april l. graham-jackson & Robert Moeller Published in The Professional Geographer

December 5, 2022

april l. graham-jackson. Robert Moeller

"By examining the relationality across music, sound, and Blackness, we (re)activate and engage scale as a racialized, evolving, intimately embodied, and subjective interpretation of the world as well as structural, objective descriptions...

Professor Jovan Scott Lewis featured in article for The New York Times

December 1, 2022

“We are looking at reparations on a scale that is the largest since Reconstruction.”

Professor Jovan Scott Lewis discusses his work with the CA Reparations Task Force with The New York Times in Kurtis Lee's article, "...

Adam Hasan, Geography PhD student, Publishes Article on Lebanese Crypto Miners, Electricity, and the State

December 7, 2022

Adam Hasan

"Amid Lebanon’s crumbling infrastructure and socio-economic decay, a cottage industry of crypto miners has found razor-thin profits using hydroelectric power in the mountains. That puts them into direct competition with local residents over one of the country’s most prized resources: electricity."

Adam Hasan...

Dr. Kurt Cuffey Publishes Article in Nature Revealing 11,000 Years of Temperature Changes from West Antarctic Ice Core

January 11, 2023

a chart showing the 50-yr δD averages for summer in red, mean in purple, and winter in blue

"Here, we analyse a continuous record of water-isotope ratios from the West Antarctic Ice Sheet Divide ice core to reveal summer and winter temperature changes through the last 11,000 years."

After years of research, Professor Kurt Cuffey has...

Desiree Fields Co-Authors Essay for the Law and Political Economy (LPE) Project

February 20, 2023

Desiree Fields

"The hour has come for the UC to listen to its students, and to use its massive capacity to invest and plan to help solve the housing crisis, rather than prolong it."

Desiree Fields, Geography Professor, has co-written an essay for the Law and Political Economy (LPE) Project...

Dr. Gillian Hart wins the AAG Presidential Achievement Award

February 22, 2023

Professor Gillian Hart

Dr. Gillian Hart, Geography Professor Emerita, has won the AAG Presidential Achievement Award, which recognizes individuals who have made long-standing and distinguished contributions to the discipline of geography.


Mary Jirmanus Saba, PhD Candidate, Published In Critical Times

March 30, 2023

Tear gas and smoke bombs in Beirut's southern suburbs when police were called in to disperse Saturday's protests

"To build a strike image archive from a position of solidarity is an ongoing aspiration but never a guarantee, like that of building a movement itself. But it is essential if our work with images is to do more than solidify the same ownership structures that made movements necessary and urgent in the first...