Every semester the Missouri Students Association, the undergraduate student government at the University of Missouri, hosts an event to honor 10 of the most exceptional Teaching Assistants at the university.

Dr. Mark Palmer talks about his most recent work looking at the inclusion and exclusion of indigenous peoples in the World Heritage application process run by UNESCO. 


Our own Dr. Joe Hobbs recently sat down and talked about the origins of the MU Vietnam Institute and how it benefits MU Geography, the Mizzou campus and the State of Missouri.  


Mizzou Geographer Soren Larsen discusses his research on cultural and indigenous geography for his book "Being Together in Place." 

In June, Professor Mark Palmer and graduate student Mollie Ullestad visited the North Island of New Zealand in preparation for a new MU Department of Geography study abroad course entitled, ‘Resources and Indigenous Peoples of Oceania.’ Mollie is currently conducting research for her Masters thes

MU Geography was well represented at the annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers in Boston, Massachusetts April 5-9.

#Exploretheworld this Summer @Mizzou!

New Maymester (May 15–26) Field Course



Dr. Grant Elliott, Dept of Geography

Dr. Soren Larsen, Dept of Geography