Colloquium Series

Throughout the semester, the Department of Geography runs a Colloquium Series thematically tied to research and issues of a  geographical nature but intended to attract faculty, staff and students from across the disciplines. 

Unless otherwise specified, all Colloquia are at 3:15 pm in Fillmore 170.

All are welcome to join and attend. See the schedule below for further details. 

Current Schedule (Spring 2021)


Name and Organization


Faculty Host

Feb. 2

Dr. Cari Ficken, UB Dept. of Geology

"Effects of disturbances on plant, soil, and ecosystem processes"

Dr. Scott Mackay

Feb. 12

Dr. Holly Buck,  UB Environment & Sustainability

"Carbon dioxide removal in the US-and why geography is important for getting it right"

Dr. Stuart Evans
Mar. 5 Dr. Mishuana Goeman, UCLA "Flooding Settler Enclosures, Asserting Indigenous Presence" Dr. Abigail Cooke
Mar. 12 Dr. Keith Clarke, UCSB "INDOOR CARTOGRAPHY:  What, How and Why" Dr. Enki Yoo
April 2 Dr. Ryan R Unks, SESYNC/UB "Socio-ecological Analysis of Multi-scalar Landscape Change and Livelihoods in Kenyan Rangelands
Dr. Adam Wilson
April 16 Dr. Alexander Singleton, Universityof Liverpool "A Model for Consumer Data Research in the UK and the Creation of Analysis Ready Data" Dr. Andrew Crooks
April 30 Dr. Jordan Besek, UB Dept. of Sociology "Ungoverned Ecologies:  Environmental Precedent in the Great Lakes" Dr. Marion Werner