Human Geography, within the School of Social Sciences in the Faculty of Arts draws on the long-standing background of this discipline at Monash, which has always been a vibrant centre of undergraduate and graduate teaching and research, attracting highly motivated students and academics.
Since its inception 50 years ago, it has produced some of Australia’s leading researchers and policy makers in climate and environmental change, land and water management, urban and regional economic development, and political ecology and international development. Our staff and students are engaged in teaching, research, analysis and actions that promote sustainable use and management of natural resources, landscapes and built environments across Australia and the world.
We welcome PhD student Goshu Tefera to the PMSI Postgraduate Network. From the discipline of Human Geography and under the supervision of Associate Professor Alan Gamlen, Goshu is researching... Read more
The first in a new geography seminar series saw Gordon L. Clark, Professor and Director of the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment at Oxford University, discuss how... Read more
As a response to the #AfricanGangs social media movement established to counter negative perceptions of African immigrants in Australia, academics from the Monash Population Migration and Social Inclusion Focus... Read more
Australia presents two contradictory faces to the world – two opposing myths, says Alan Gamlen, Associate Professor of Human Geography at Monash University and member of Monash University’s Population,... Read more