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Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty of Arts
August 29, 2015
 
 
Canadian Excellence
 

Geography and Environmental Studies at Wilfrid Laurier University is a strong, dynamic and innovative Department that prides itself as a consistent provider of high quality scholarly activity, programs and courses.

At the undergraduate level we offer nine programs that cover a broad spectrum of Geography. We offer BA and BSc degrees at both the Honours and General levels as well as combined programs. Our newest undergraduate program is the Geography and Geomatics degree.

At the graduate level, we offer MA, MES, MSc and PhD degrees in four fields of specialization: Environmental and Resource Management, Environmental Science, Human, and Geomatics.

The mission statement of the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies stresses its commitment to: continuing to provide a dynamic undergraduate program covering a full range of knowledge, techniques and applications in geography and environmental studies; providing an array of stimulating undergraduate courses as a service to students from other disciplines; a graduate program emphasizing independent knowledge generation; faculty members engaged in developing new knowledge, innovative technical and educational approaches, with national and international horizons and fields of activity.


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Undergraduate Advisor (Geography)

Dr. James Hamilton
Phone: 519-884-0710 x 2061
Office:  Arts 2E11
Email: jhamilton@wlu.ca
Office Hours: email for appointment

Undergraduate Advisor (Environmental Studies)
Dr. Robert McLeman
Phone: 519-884-0710 x 2653
Office: Arts 3C10C
Email: rmcleman@wlu.ca
Office Hours: email for appointment

People at Laurier

 Moniruzzaman Mohammad, Geography & Environmental Studies Mohammad Moniruzzaman is a doctoral candidate, working with Dr. Margaret Walton Roberts. His professional and academic background is multidisciplinary in nature and spans across the disciplines of Public Policy and Administration, Economics, Geography and Environmental Studies. His doctoral work is focused on migration and food security interlinkages. Moniruzzaman received a BSocSc degree in Public Administration with honours, an MSocSc in Public Administration from University of Chittagong, Bangladesh and an MA in Economics from Ritsumeikan University, Japan. As development practitioner he worked both in public sector and nongovernment organizations (NGOs). He worked in Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee (BRAC) - working globally with multifaceted development interventions. He also worked in Bangladesh Krishi Bank a specialized Bank in public sector working for Agricultural Development in Bangladesh. Later he joined Bangladesh Public Administration Training Centre (BPATC) – the premier civil service training academy in Bangladesh. In BPATC he was involved in training and development activities, policy research, communication of research results through publications and the application of research results in education and training programs designed for public servants. As a faculty member of BPATC he also provided consultancy services to the government, business and other organizations, contributed to develop monitoring and evaluation tools, evaluated effectiveness of training and development programs by conducting post training knowledge utilization surveys. Moniruzzaman has been the recipient of numerous awards and scholarships including the Netherlands Fellowship (NFP), Asian Development Bank-Japan Scholarship (ADB-JSP), Endeavour International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS) in Australia, Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) and Social Science and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) doctoral fellowship in Canada

Moniruzzaman Mohammad
PhD Candidate,
Geography & Environmental Studies