geography

Associate Professor of Geography Receives Community Engaged Research Partnership Award 

Associate Professor of Geography Tyler McCreary, Ph.D., received a Community Engaged Research Partnership Award. This award recognizes tenured faculty who are interested in collaborating with community members to create relevant and impactful research. 

Four COSSPP Students Receive Sustainability Fellowships

Four College of Social Science and Public Policy students were selected as Sustainability Fellows through Florida State Sustainable Campus to partner with Tallahassee-based organizations that address challenges related to environmental, social and/or economic sustainability.

They will be recognized at the Fellows Poster Session on April 22 from 4 to 6:30 pm in the Student Services Building, Room 214.

Student Spotlight: Jenny Bueno

Jenny Bueno – a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Geography – was awarded a Margaret A. Davidson fellowship from the National Ocean and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) for her accomplishments in marine research. The Margaret A. Davidson Graduate Fellowship is a two-year program that allows graduate students to conduct research with one of the 30 NOAA coastal reserves. The fellowship is named for Margaret A. Davidson, an innovator in coastal management. 

Florida State University Climate Expert Leads NASA Study Examining Risks for Extreme Heat Illness

Every summer, up to 600 people in Miami-Dade County die from extreme heat. Florida State University Associate Professor Chris Uejio is helping to keep people safe by identifying the places in the county that are most vulnerable to this natural disaster.

Research Spotlight: “Understanding Changes in Spatial Accessibility to Restaurants During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Disentangling Closures, Inequity, Neighborhood, and Transportation Mode”

Researchers from FSU’s Department of Geography and the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering published “Understanding Changes in Spatial Accessibility to Restaurants During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Disentangling Closures, Inequity, Neighborhood, and Transportation Mode” in the journal Geographical Analysis, which examines how restaurant closures during the COVID-19 pandemic impacted communities. The following summary was written by Jyana O’Donnell (B.A. Editing, Writing, Media ‘26)

Recognizing the Pioneering Contributions of Raymond F. Bellamy

Every day, the Bellamy Building at Florida State University welcomes thousands of students, faculty, staff, and visitors. Constructed in 1967, this building is home to 16 departments and interdisciplinary programs from the College of Social Sciences and Public Policy (COSSPP).