It has been said that information is the antidote to fear. Geographic information is a powerful tool to better understand the factors that make some neighborhoods more dangerous than others, to better deploy police officers and other security personnel to protect citizens and their property, to formulate strategy at the national and international scales. Across the county, graduates with skills in GIS and remote sensing have found jobs with the FBI, CIA, and many large police departments.
If you are interested in a career in GIS and remote sensing applications in intelligence, we suggest you choose the following advanced courses:
Read an update of recent activities in the Department of Geography. Letter from the Chair, Dr John BGeographer Honored For A Lifetime Of Achievement
Emeritus faculty member George Macinko was honored as the College of the Sciences Faculty/Staff of tGeographer Speaks To Rotary Clubs About ISIS
On February 5, 2015, Elaine Glenn spoke about the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) to a Rotary