What Can Geography Do for You?

A degree in Geography (Environment, Society, and Technology) provides you with the education and skills to pursue a wide range of career options (Environmental planning, GIS professionals, Urban development, etc.) Our students work in diverse fields such as fire ecology, remote sensing, GIS, watershed management, wildlife habitat, energy planning, food security, marketing, and social justice. Whether we utilize advanced geospatial technologies or work ‘on the ground’ to understand and help communities, geographers strive to solve pressing societal and environmental problems.

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Jessie Hong

Jessie Hong

M.A., 2007, Geographic Information Science
Current Position: Associate Professor, University of West Georgia

I teach introductory and advanced level GIS courses, with a research focus on GIS in K-12 and higher education

Department Research

  • physical geography specialty

  • human geography specialty

  • environment and society specialty

  • GIScience specialty

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