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Cambodian Genocide

October 9th, 2013

The Departments of Geography and Anthropology are pleased to host the following guest lecture: “Mapping Phnom Penh during the Cambodian Genocide” by the award-winning scholar (and CSULB alum!), Dr. James Tyner of Kent State University.   Professor of Geography at Kent State University, an political geography, James Tyner’s research centers on war, violence, genocide, particularly in […]

Street Fight: The Politics of Mobility in San Francisco

October 3rd, 2013

“Street Fight: The Politics of Mobility in San Francisco”
A lecture by bicycling activist and author Dr. Jason Henderson,
Assoc. Prof. of Geography, San Francisco State University
When: Monday, October 7th (5:00-6:15pm)
Where: PH1-219, CSULB

Summer Advising to Aug 23

July 23rd, 2013

[ June 3, 2013 to August 23, 2013. ] Summer Undergraduate & Urban Studies Certificate Advising Hours are by Appointment:

Monday              11:00-5:00pm

Tuesday              9:00-12:00pm

Wednesday        11:00-5:00pm

Thursday             9:00-12:00pm

Friday                 11:00-5:00pm

Please make your appointment by emailing:

Graduate Advising
Dr. Deborah Thien, 562-985-7072, email

Summer 2013, please contact the advisor by email at

Geographic Information Science Certificate Advising
Dr. Hyowon Ban, 562-985-7808, email

Summer 2013, please contact the advisor by email at

GRAM (Geospatial Research & Mapping) in Hawaii

June 13th, 2013

Our NSF-funded REU (Research Experiences for Undergraduates) – Geospatial Research and Mapping (GRAM) has begun GRAM@BEACH. We will be conducting an intense four-week field program with these fantastic students who have traveled here from various parts of the US. This week we are working and training on campus.  We are on location in Oahu for three weeks […]

TODAY! Comedy Showcase Thursday, April 25th at 8pm

April 15th, 2013

[ April 25, 2013; 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm. ] Comedy Showcase to benefit the Geography Student Association
Jammin LB Music School, 4228 Atlantic Avenue, Long Beach (Bixby Knolls), suggested $10 donation

Summary of Geography MA Alumni Jobs

February 7th, 2013

$1000 Challenge pledge for the Gossette Award !

February 6th, 2013

Support the Frank Gossette Award! (read more here)

The fund for this Award was established in 2009 in honor of President Emeritus Dr. Frank Gossette. Once endowed, this Award will support graduate student research projects related to their master’s thesis. We  are less than $4,000 from our goal and we have a $1000 matching grant

To donate, […]

Graduate Student Funding Available

February 1st, 2013

Attention Masters Applicants, we have a number of funded positions available for MA students including TA-Ships, RA-Ships and GIS Lab-Tech positions. Please contact the Chair or Graduate Advisor for more information.

Peace Corps Fellows in Geography

December 6th, 2012

Visit us to find out more about our New Paul Coverdale Fellows Program in Geography!
Find out about the benefits you might be eligible for if you are a returning Peace Corps Volunteer

Masters in Geographical Information Science!

December 6th, 2012