New York

Population, Environment, and Governance

Penn State geographers study the spatial organization of cultural, political, and economic relationships, as well as how these social systems interact with the natural environment. Themes explored by Penn State geographers in this area include: population, migration and urbanization; geopolitics; the politics of climate change; as well as sustainability and development.

Department research centers and labs

PENN STATE GEOGRAPHERS

Penn State geographers in Population, Environment, and Governance study the spatial organization of cultural, political, and economic relationships, as well as how these social systems interact with the natural environment.

Penn State Research Connections


Research in the Population, Environment, and Governance cluster is linked to several Penn State institutes and dual-title programs.