Welcome to Fall semester 2020!  The Department of Geography and Environmental Studies is operating remotely as part of UNM’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Our offices in Bandelier West are closed, but our faculty and staff remain in contact via email and can schedule videoconferences as needed. 

The Spatial Computing Lab in 106 Bandelier East is open. The hours are 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Here is contact information for the department:

Thinking about Graduate school?

Our wonderful faculty provides a diverse range of expertise in the fields of geography & environmental studies. If you are curious about the work previous graduates have completed, feel free to check out our graduate work HERE.

Have a Question about ideas or Curious about the application process?

Feel free to email the department's Graduate Programs Coordinator, Jason Farmer. (Email & Officer number found here)


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We support anti-racism movements that seek more equitable societies by challenging anti-Black, anti-Brown, anti-Indigenous, anti-Latinx, and other intolerant attitudes. Structural racism harms society as a whole, and New Mexico must enable truly equal opportunities for all.

We support the statements that have been made across UNM that condemn police brutality, as compiled by the UNM Division for Equity and Inclusion.

We encourage geographic research and learning about racism and police violence, such as MappingPoliceViolence.org and the work of The Washington Post.

We acknowledge the anti-racism statement of the American Association of Geographers (.pdf).



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Contact us

Chris Duvall
Department Chair
(505) 277-0518

Geography &
Environmental Studies

Mailing Address:
MSC 01 1110
1 University of New Mexico
AlbuquerqueNM 87131

Physical Location:
Bandelier West & East

Phone: (505)277-5041