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Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty of Arts
September 2, 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

Margaret Walton-Roberts, Geography and Environmental Studies Margaret Walton-Roberts is an associate professor in the Geography and Environmental studies department and director of the International Migration Research Centre. Her research addresses gender and migration, immigrant settlement in mid-sized Canadian cities, and the impact of Indian transnational networks in both source and destination locales. Recent work has examined the links between immigration and trade between Canada and India, in contrast to Australia-India relations, and the international migration of Indian trained nurses.

Margaret Walton-Roberts
Associate Professor & International Migration Research Centre,
Geography and Environmental Studies