Four geography students entered student competitions at this year’s Southwestern Division of the Association of American Geographers (SWAAG) conference in Nacogdoches, Texas, and four walked out with the top prizes.
Anthropology course listings with descriptions for the Spring 2014 semester. For a complete course listing, please see the LSU course catalog.
Geography course listings with descriptions for the Spring 2014 semester. For a complete course listing, please see the LSU course catalog.
A recent study of the media impact of social sciences faculty ranked LSU number 13 overall in the United States, passing Harvard, Brown and The University Chicago.
Emeritus Professor and Flinders University Strategic Professor of Coastal Studies Patrick Hesp, and colleagues from Mexico (Dr Marisa Martinez)and Spain (Dr Juan B. Gallego-Fernandez) have co-edited a new book, titled ‘Restoration of Coastal Dunes’ .
New and returning graduate students embarked on a field trip to Cocodrie, La. where they canoed through marsh, learned about barrier island and wetland loss, and even got splashed by alligators.
Starting this semester, entering Ph.D. students will receive their degree in Geography and Anthropology. Students who enrolled prior to Fall 2013 will have the option to either keep the Ph.D. in Geography (with the option for a concentration in Anthropology) or to change their major to Geography and Anthropology.
G&A’s Dr. Barry Keim sat down with Washington Post weather blogger Adam Rainear for a Q&A on post-Katrina life and his role at the Southern Regional Climate Center and Office of State Climatology, both housed inside the LSU geography department.
A team of G&A archaeologists surveyed the Nepeña Valley in Peru this July for evidence of ancient warfare as part of a research project led by assistant professor David Chicoine.
The most comprehensive collection of storm surge information in the world, SURGEDAT, has been launched by researchers in the Department of Geography and Anthropology at LSU.