Master of Arts
The Department of Geography at UBC is widely acknowledged as one of the leading departments in the world in terms of its research accomplishments. The scholarly interests of faculty members and graduate students encompass a wide range of subject areas, philosophical approaches, methods of analysis, and geographical locations.
|Bakker, Karen Jessica||Political economy, political ecology, environmental studies, development studies, and resource and environmental management|
|Bergmann, Luke||Geomatics, Globalization|
|Dempsey, Jessica||wrestle with the theoretical and historical-geographical complexities of environmental politics as it shapes and is shaped by the entanglement of state, economy, science, and culture|
|Donner, Simon||Climate Changes and Impacts, Prediction and Climatic Modeling, Marine Environment, Climate change science, Climate policy, Science communication, Coastal Ecosystems|
|Eaton, Brett||Rivers and climate change, fish habitat, disturbances|
|Evenden, Matthew||Environmental history and water history, with a regional specialization in Canada, particularly Alberta and British Columbia|
|Glassman, James Francis||Development Geography, Third World Urbanization, Economic Geography, Political Economy, Political Geography, Southeast Asia, Pacific Rim|
|Gregory, Derek John||Political Geography War in the miiddle east, bombing|
|Hassan, Marwan||Geological and Geomorphological Processes, Fluvial geomorphology, Sediment transport, Channel Stability, Landscape evolution, Surface hydrology|
|Henry, Gregory H||Biodiversity and Biocomplexity, Biogeography, Ecological and Ecophysiological Processes, Climate Changes and Impacts, Environment and Habitats, Plants, Genotype and Phenotype, tundra ecosystems, experimental climate change, plant-animal interactions, Arctic environments, vegetation change, plant traits|
|Hiebert, Daniel Joseph||immigration, diversity, national security, social policy, urban geography|
|Klinkenberg, Brian||Geomatics, Biogeography, Bioinformatics, Environmental Health, Geographic Information Science, Environmental Remote Sensing, Spatial Analysis, Volunteered Geographic Information (VGI) and Citizen Science Initiatives|
|Knox, Sara||Ecological and Ecophysiological Processes, Ecosystem (Aquatic and Terrestrial), Climate Changes and Impacts, Atmosphere (Including Chemical Aspects), Micrometeorology, Biogeochemistry, Hydrology, Ecology, climate change|
|Koppes, Michele||climate change, glaciers, natural hazards, landscape change, polar regions, ice-ocean interactions|
|Kuus, Merje||transnational regulatory practices in contemporary Europe, but the empirical focus undergirds a broader interest in knowledge and power, structure and agency, in bureaucratic and policy-making settings; political identity, subject-formation, and center-periphery relations, especially in contemporary Europe|
|Le Billon, Philippe||Geography, politics, africa, environmental, human geography, development, security|
|McKendry, Ian||Air pollution Climatology|
|Moore, Robert Daniel||Fresh Water, Ice and Snow, Hydrology, hydroclimatology, stream temperature, fish habitat, forest hydrology, glacier hydrology, snow hydrology|
|Peck, Jamie||Socio-Economic Conditions, Economic geography|
|Pratt, Geraldine||Feminist Geographies|
|Schwartz, Naomi Beth||community ecology, Ecosystem Services and Conservation Policy, Environmental Change, Tropical forest landscapes, remote sensing, GIS|
|Sundberg, Juanita||Militarization and Everyday Life in the US-Mexico Borderlands, environmental dimensions of US's border security policies in the Mexican border|
|Williams, Jennifer||Ecology and Quality of the Environment, Ecological and Ecophysiological Processes|
|Wyly, Elvin||Urban Spaces and Urbanity, Specialized Services (Housing, Transportation), gentrification, housing, the politics of data and quantitative methods, U.S. politics|
Last updated: June 23, 2020 Undergraduate Courses All undergraduate GEOB, GEOG, URST courses in for 2020 Winter Term 1 will be completely online. Courses will fall into one of three categories: synchronous components require online attendance and participation at a regular scheduled time...
Doctoral candidate Madeline Whetung has been awarded the 2020 Canadian Historical Association’s Indigenous History Best Article Prize. This award celebrates the best published article in Indigenous history each year and recognizes Whetung’s recent work (En)Gendering Shoreline Law:...
“Any efforts to deal with climate change and biodiversity loss must be feminist, anti-racist, and decolonial,” say Dr. Jessica Dempsey and her collaborator at Simon Fraser University, Dr. Rosemary Collard. This is in a new piece for Progessive International: Patriarchy is an Ecological...
What follows is a collection of work by Black geographers, and additional recommended readings on Black geographies and anti-Blackness in the United States and Canadian contexts. It is by no means a comprehensive or exhaustive review of Black scholarship in this area. This has been compiled by...
Three students from UBC Geography have been awarded prestigious Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships for 2020. Mollie Holmberg, Rachel Brydolf-Horwitz and Mickael Omstedt join 167 other recipients across Canada, who will receive $50,000 per year for 3 years of their doctoral programme. Vanier...
Recent graduate Jessica Hallenbeck has won the Canadian Association of Geographers’ Starkey-Robinson Award for Graduate Research on Canada for 2020. Dr. Hallenbeck’s research, the result of an ongoing collaboration with collaboration with Sahtu Dene and Coast Salish storyteller ...