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GEOG 4762 Political Islam

“Political Islam” dominates national and global news with popular revolutions, dictatorships, terrorism, jihad, suicide bombings and beheadings, perpetually in the headlines. The “Muslim World” has become synonymous with war, conflict, crisis and violence. As such “Islam,” particularly after 9-11, has become the definitive ‘Other’ of America, driving both the logics...

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GEOG 4722 / 5722 Field Methods in Human Geography

In this course we will discuss various qualitative methodologies and methods for research in human geography. The readings will provide various techniques and tools for collecting qualitative data. We will discuss the connection between theory and methods and how to critically analyze qualitative research. This course includes a practical engagement...

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James A. and Jeanne B. DeSana Graduate Student Award

May 16, 2017

The Department of Geography is pleased to announce that Angela Cunningham and Meredith DeBoom have received the James A. and Jeanne B. DeSana Graduate Research Award for Spring 2017.

Geography Department featured in Colorado Arts and Sciences Magazine

April 27, 2017

"Encompassing South American wildfires, Arctic sea-ice retreat, post-Soviet politics, climate change in Tibet and GIS, CU Boulder geographers keep their fingers on the pulse of a changing world" A new article titled "This is not your junior-high geography" by CU's Clint Talbott featuring the Geography Department has been published in...

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Meredith DeBoom Receives 2017-2018 Graduate School Dissertation Completion Fellowship

March 27, 2017

Meredith DeBoom has been selected to receive a 2017-2018 Graduate School Dissertation Completion Fellowship. This fellowship provides one semester of full support during the 2017-18 academic year