You are reading the 2024/25 Academic Calendar. The 2023/24 version remains in effect until August 31, 2024 and is available here.

Department of Geography


G. J. Pratt, Head

Go to top


T. J. Barnes, B.Sc. (Ldn.), M.A., Ph.D. (Minn.)
S. D. Donner, B.At.Sc. (McM.), M.E.M (Duke), Ph.D. (Wisc.)
M. D. Evenden, B.A. (Qu.), M.A., Ph.D. (York), Associate Vice-President Research and Innovation
J. F. Glassman, B.A. (St. Olaf), Ph.D. (Minn.)
M. Hassan, B.A. (Ben Gurion), M.Sc., Ph.D. (Hebrew)
M. N. Koppes, B.A. (Williams), M.S., Ph.D. (Wash.), Canada Research Chair in Landscapes of Climate Change 
M. Kuus, B.A. (Tartu), M.Sc. (W.Wash.), Ph.D. (Syracuse)
P. A. Le Billon, B.Sc. (Angers), M.B.A. (Paris I), D.Phil. (Oxf.)
J. A. Peck, B.A., Ph.D. (Manch.)
G. J. Pratt, B.A. (Tor.), M.A., Ph.D. (Br.Col.), Canada Research Chair in Transnationalism and Precarious Labour
J. A. Wang, B.A. (Cornell), Ph.D. (M.I.T.)
E. K. Wyly, B.Sc. (Penn.), M.A., Ph.D. (Minn.)

Go to top

Professor of Teaching

S. A. Hermansen, B.A., M.A. (Qu.)

Go to top

Professors Emeriti

M. A. Church, B.A. (Tor.), Ph.D. (Br.Col.), D.Sc. (Dunelm), P.Geo., FRSC, FAAAS
D. W. Edgington, B.Sc. (Ldn.), M.Sc. (Edin.), M.U.P. (Melb.), Ph.D. (Monash)
D. J. Gregory, M.A., Ph.D. (Camb.), Dr. (Roskilde), Dr. (Heidelberg), FBA, FRSC, Peter Wall Distinguished Professor
G. H. R. Henry, M.E.S. (Dal.), Ph.D. (Tor.)
D. J. Hiebert, B.A. (Winn.), M.A., Ph.D. (Tor.)
B. Klinkenberg, B.Sc. (Tor.), M.Sc., Ph.D. (W.Ont.)
D. F. Ley, B.A. (Oxf.), M.S., Ph.D. (Penn.), F.R.S.C.
D. M. McClung, B.Sc. (N.Dakota), A.M. (Roch.), Ph.D. (Wash.), P.Geo.
T. G. McGee, B.A. (N.Z.), M.A., Ph.D. (Well.)
I. G. McKendry, B.Sc., Ph.D. (Cant.)
R. D. Moore, B.Sc. (Br.Col.), Ph.D. (Cant.), P.Geo.
T. R. Oke, O.C., B.Sc. (Brist.), M.A., Ph.D. (McM.), Hons.D. (Lodz), FRSC
A. H. Siemens, M.A. (Br.Col.), Ph.D. (Wisc.)
H. O. Slaymaker, M.A. (Camb.), A.M. (Harv.), Ph.D. (Camb.), P.Geo.
G. C. Wynn, B.A. (Sheffield), M.A., Ph.D. (Tor.), F.R.S.C.

Go to top

Associate Professors

L. R. Bergmann, B.Sc. (Duke), M.A., Ph.D. (Minn.), Canada Research in GIS, Geospatial Big Data and Digital Geohumanities
J. A. Dempsey, B.Sc. (Vic.(Br.Col.)), M.A., Ph.D. (Br.Col.)
P. J. Hudson, B.G.S. (Simon Fraser), Ph.D. (N.Y.)
N. A. Klein, UBC Professor of Climate Justice
A. D. Lewis, B.A. (Tor.) 
J. R. Sundberg, B.A. (Trinity), M.A. (New School), M.A., Ph.D. (Tx.)
J. L. Williams, B.A. (Calif., Berkeley), Ph.D. (Montana)

Go to top

Associate Professors of Teaching

L. T. Brown, B.A. (Car.), M.A., Ph.D. (Sus.)
N. Hewitt, B.A. (W.Ont.), M.Sc. (Guelph), Ph.D. (York)
S. R. McPhee, B.A. (N.U.I., Maynooth), M.Phil. (Trinity(Dub.)), M.Sc. (Sus.), Ph.D. (Dublin Coll.)

Go to top

Associate Professors Emeriti

M. J. Bovis, B.A., M.Phil. (Ldn.), Ph.D. (Colorado), P.Geo.
R. N. North, M.A. (Camb.), Ph.D. (Br.Col.)

Go to top

Senior Instructors Emeriti

R. Copley, B.A. (Iowa), M.A. (Calif., Berkeley)
M. E. A. North, B.Sc. (Ldn.), M.A. (Kansas)

Go to top

Assistant Professors

M. R. Arefin, B.A. (Calif., Berkeley), M.A. (Ariz.), Ph.D. (Wisc.-Mad.)
J. N. Baada, B.A. (Ghana), M.A., Ph.D. (W.Ont.)
A. R. Everhart, B.A. (N. Carolina Greensboro), M.A. (Qu.), Ph.D. (S. Calif.)
M. Fabris, B.A. (Simon Fraser), M.A., Ph.D. (Br.Col.)
M. A. Kuhn, B.A. (Wheaton Coll.), Ph.D. (Alta.)
P. Narayan, B.A. (Madras), M.A. (Col.), Ph.D. (Rutgers)
N. B. Schwartz, B.A. (Duke), M.S. (N.Car.), Ph.D. (Col.)
D. A. Valadares, B.A., B.Sc. (McM.), MLA (Guelph), M.Arch. (McG.), Ph.D. (Calif., Berkeley)

Go to top


A. G. Blair, B.Sc. (Br.Col.), M.Sc. (McG.)

Go to top

Assistant Professor Emeritus

K. G. Denike, M.Sc. (Br.Col.), A.M., Ph.D. (Penn.)

Go to top

Adjunct and Affiliate Professors

D. Clements, B.Sc. (W.Ont.), Ph.D. (Qu.)
S. Davidson, B.Sc. (McG.), M.Sc., Ph.D. (Br.Col.)
G. Jost, Ph.D. (B.O.K.U.)
T. Koch, B.A. (Clark), M.A., Ph.D. (Br.Col.)
R. J. McCleary, B.Sc., M.Sc. (Montana), Ph.D. (Br.Col.)
A. E. Zimmerman, B.Sc. (Br.Col.), M.Sc. (McG.), Ph.D. (Br.Col.)

Go to top

Associate Members

J. P. Catungal, B.A. (Simon Fraser), M.A., Ph.D. (Tor.)
T. P. Cookson, B.A. (Br.Col.), M.A. (Tor.), Ph.D. (Camb.)
N. C. Coops, B.A.Sc., Ph.D. (RMIT)
G. Coulthard, B.A. (Alta.), M.A., Ph.D. (Vic.(Br.Col.))
L. D. Daniels, B.Sc. (Manit.), M.Sc. (Br.Col.), Ph.D. (Colorado)
L. M. Harris, B.A. (Calif., Berkeley), M.A., Ph.D. (Minn.)
M. K. Mahtani, B.A. (Dal.), Ph.D. (UCL)
K. Philip, B.Sc. (Madras), M.S. (Iowa), M.A., Ph.D. (Cornell)


UBC Crest The official logo of the University of British Columbia. Urgent Message An exclamation mark in a speech bubble. Caret An arrowhead indicating direction. Arrow An arrow indicating direction. Arrow in Circle An arrow indicating direction. Arrow in Circle An arrow indicating direction. Chats Two speech clouds. Facebook The logo for the Facebook social media service. Information The letter 'i' in a circle. Instagram The logo for the Instagram social media service. Linkedin The logo for the LinkedIn social media service. Location Pin A map location pin. Mail An envelope. Menu Three horizontal lines indicating a menu. Minus A minus sign. Pencil A pencil indicating that this is editable. Telephone An antique telephone. Plus A plus symbol indicating more or the ability to add. Search A magnifying glass. Twitter The logo for the Twitter social media service. Youtube The logo for the YouTube video sharing service.