The overall mission of the Department of Geography is to conduct theoretical and applied geographic research in a dynamic and responsive manner that educates and inspires students to become critical and committed citizens who contribute to solutions for our planet.
Kaitlyn Spangler, a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Geography at Penn State, will discuss issues with the diversity of crops in her talk "Beyond corn, soy and wheat? Re-imagining a diverse U.S. agricultural landscape.”
Jenn Baka, associate professor of geography at Penn State, received a National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) Award to examine the impact of a new ethane cracker plant in western Pennsylvania on humans’ relationship to the environment and environmental policymaking.
Kaitlyn Spangler, a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Geography at Penn State, will deliver the talk "Towards solar justice in Pennsylvania: tensions of land, farming, and power" at 4 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 10.