Simon Fraser University-Dept of Geography
Contact: Tiina Klasen
About Simon Fraser University-Dept of GeographyThe Department of Geography was a founding member of the University back in 1965 and has since become one of the strongest Geography departments in North America. We rank 7th of all Geography departments in Canada (5th in citations per paper), and 2nd amongst Canadian comprehensive universities in the 2015 QS World University Rankings. We currently number 22 research and teaching faculty, amongst them Canada Research Chairs, Michael Smith Scholars, Fellows of the Canadian Geographical Society, SFU excellence in teaching awardees, and other award holders. We have >50 graduate students in the MA, MSc and PhD programs who are collaborating on research projects with our faculty and ~500 undergraduate student majors enrolled in BA and BSc programs. We also offer Certificates in Urban Studies and Spatial Information Science, experiential learning through co-op, fieldtrips and community collaborations, and our BSc program fulfils the curricular requirements for Professional Environmental Geoscience and Professional Agrologist accreditation.