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Geography Faculty Members’ Easter Island Research Featured Online

February 12th, 2016

The research of CSULB MSGISci professors Dr. Christoper Lee and Dr. Suzanne Wechsler has been featured in the latest issue of Trimble’s online publication Technology&more. Their work has focused on utilizing the latest GPS and UAS technology to better map the island of Rapa Nui (Easter Island) in order to learn more about its mysterious […]

Geography’s Tom Frazier to Lecture at the University Art Museum about German Unification and the Planning of the Berlin Federal Chancellery

October 14th, 2015


On Thursday, October 15 at 6:30pm the German Club together with the UAM conference “Far-Sited” will present a lecture in recognition of 25 Years of German Unity and the 50th anniversary of the International Sculpture Symposium in the UAM Easy Gallery. CSULB Professor of Geography Tom Frazier will present a lecture titled: “Capital City Berlin’s […]

Geography and Anthropology Faculty Conduct Cutting Edge Research on Easter Island

September 23rd, 2015

An article describing the research efforts of CSULB Geography and Anthropology faculty on Easter Island (Rapa Nui) was recently published in the September 2015 issue of GeoInternational. The work of Drs. Chris Lee (Geography), Carl Lipo (Anthropology), and Suzanne Wechsler (Geography) has provided new insight into the settlement history of Easter Island through innovative […]

CSULB Grad Student Puts GIS Skills to Use as NASA Summer Intern

September 8th, 2015


CSULB Geology graduate student Jeanette Harlow recently completed a NASA summer internship where she worked on developing GIS based web applications for making solar and meteorology data available to the public. Although Jeanette is a student in the Geology department, she has taken many GIS classes in the Geography department in order to gain […]

Recent News Articles Highlight Growing Popularity of Geography and Job Market Demand for Geographers

September 3rd, 2015

Recent articles in both the Guardian and Crain’s New York Business have highlighted growing demand in the job market for employees with geography degrees and increasing student interest in the field of geography. Follow the links below to read the full articles and find out for yourself why now is a great time to […]

Geography Grad Students Go On to Publish Academic Articles and Enroll in PhD Programs

September 3rd, 2015


A large number of Geography graduate students who have recently completed their M.A. degree here at CSULB have continued to build upon their academic accomplishments after graduation through publishing academic journal articles and enrolling in PhD programs. Their success is evidence of the great work that students are doing in the Geography department and […]

Geography Department Seeking Applicants for Sustainability Science Focused Tenure-Track Position

August 28th, 2015

The CSULB Geography department is currently seeking applications for a new Assistant Professor of Geography tenure-track position. Candidates for this position will have expertise in Sustainability Science or a closely related field, with specialization in one or more of the following areas: biophysical geography, global environmental change, climate change science, environmental policy, or similar […]

Geography Alumnus Stephen Strand Featured on GIS Blogs for His Racing Inspired Thesis Research

April 23rd, 2015

Geography alumnus Stephen Strand (M.A. in Geography, 2015) has recently been featured on two GIS blogs as a result of his innovative thesis research that looked at the applications of GIS in racing motorsports. Stephen’s presentation at the LA Geospatial Summit about his thesis research led to an interview that eventually appeared in articles […]

Earn your Masters of Science in Geographic Information Science in Just One Year – There’s Still Time to Apply for Fall 2015

April 16th, 2015


California State University Long Beach (CSULB) Department of Geography is still accepting applications for our Masters of Science in Geographic Information Science (MSGISci). While April 15th was the priority deadline, we have extended the 2015-2016 cohort application period through June 1st.
The MSGISci is a 1-year, 30-unit MS degree program. Classes are offered on weeknights and […]

Geography’s Unna Lassiter Receives Faculty Award

April 16th, 2015

Geography lecturer Dr. Unna Lassiter has been selected to receive the 2015 John and Phyllis Jung Endowed Part-Time Faculty Award in recognition of the great work that she is doing here at CSULB. This prestigious award is only awarded to one lecturer within the College of Liberal Arts each year and is awarded based […]