Offered Spring 2023

1. Required foundational courses

SOC 2961BApplications in Geographic Information Systems. Review of selected topics requiring spatial analysis, including substantive readings and lab-based replication of research results. InstructorKevin M Mwenda

SOC 2610Spatial Thinking in the Social Sciences. This course provides an overview of applications of spatial analysis across the social sciences with an emphasis on how spatial concepts are understood and used. InstructorJohn Logan

2. Elective courses

a. Advanced courses in spatial methods (strongly recommended for quantitatively oriented students)

SOC 2960SMethods for Analyzing Clustered and Panel Data. Introduction to multilevel and time-series models, including issues of neighborhood effects and spatial clustering. InstructorMargot Jackson

b. Disciplinary offerings

CLAS 2010BRoman Topography. Study of the history of monuments and buildings and the constellation of meanings assigned to places where they are located. InstructorAmy Russell

ECON 2410Urbanization. Advanced land use theory, sources of productivity advantages of size and density, systems of cities and New Economic Geography models. InstructorMatthew A Turner

SOC 2320.  Migration.   Examination of migration in its several manifestations: internal, international, and patterns of settlement and segregation. Consideration is given to both determinants of population movement and the socioeconomic adjustment of migrants in their destination. Includes comparative study across migrant groups and geographic settings. InstructorLaura Lopez Sanders