20 Dec

Kathryn Hannum I Am Geo

I am Geography I have always acquired great joy from noticing the small details of life. Visible or invisible, the details of the spaces we inhabit are what colors our experiences. Much my worldview has been shaped from the vantage...
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13 Dec

Bob Chen I Am Geo

I am Geography I came to academic geography late, but had a strong interest in environmental issues in college, after starting out in physics. My first job after college involved assessing the environmental impacts of commercial supersonic transports, and I...
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13 Nov

Steve Gillotte I Am Geo

I am Geography My little brother still frequently complains, some 30 years later, about the hours-long road trip where my father passed the time by chatting with me about map accuracy, projections, the art of cartography, and techniques cartographers use...
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13 Nov

Katie Cann I Am Geo

I am Geography My ah-ha come-to-geography moment was in middle school when my parents bought me a world map for Christmas. I had just caught the travel bug and was also interested in covering my walls with cool posters. I...
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13 Nov

Mark Safran I Am Geo

I am Geography As long as I can remember, I have loved maps. In the similar way that people are drawn to movies or books as a means to escape, maps offered me a path to mystery and wonder, to...
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28 Aug

Lee Bader I Am Geo

I am Geography I love adventures, exploring, fishing, hunting and pretty much do anything outside. Therefore, I love maps, geography, history and knowledge. I grew up in rural Southeast Missouri or Glennonville to be more precise. For my Human Geographers,...
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20 Aug

Brenda Sandy I Am Geo

I am Geography What really sparked my interest in geography as a young teen was the movie about China at the Disney’s Epcot. It showed all of the wonders of China including the Forbidden City and the Great Wall. From...
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7 Aug

Anthony Quartararo I Am Geo

I am Geography I entered Bloomsburg University in Pennsylvania as a freshman without a declared major. I had cultivated a love of outdoor adventure and exploration growing up but yet still undecided about my future career path options. Prior to...
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24 Jul

Carol Ward I Am Geo

I am Geography I had the fortune to grow up in a military family that traveled to different places all the time. I believe this is what made me fall in love with Geography and want to major in it...
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17 Jul

Alec Murphy I Am Geo

I am Geography I may have been predestined to be a geographer because I grew up with a geography-professor father who loved what he did, exposed me to a wide variety of places thought travel and years abroad, and reveled...
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