Teaching

GEOG 202 (Fall) Statistics and Spatial Analysis

Exploratory data analysis, univariate descriptive and inferential statistics, non-parametric statistics, correlation and simple regression. Problems associated with analysing spatial data such as the ‘modifiable areal unit problem’ and spatial autocorrelation. Statistics measuring spatial pattern in point, line and polygon data.
*This course will be offered in Fall 2017 by another instructor.

 

GEOG 403 (Winter) Global Health and Environmental Change

Major themes and contemporary case studies in global health and environmental change. Focus on understanding global trends in emerging infectious disease from social, biophysical, and geographical perspectives, and critically assessing the health implications of environmental change in different international contexts.
*This course will not be offered for the 2017-2018 academic year.

 

GEOG 503 (Fall) Advanced Topics in Health Geography

This course provides a critical review of advanced topics in health geography, including perspectives ecosystem health, epidemiology, chronic and infectious disease research, and environmental and social determinants of health. Seminars will focus on critical appraisal of conceptual and methodological approaches in health geography research. Students will develop independent project topics throughout the course, and have the opportunity to focus on selected themes in health geography.
*This course will be offered in Fall 2017 by another instructor.

 

Geog 493 (Winter): Health and Environment in Africa

Exploration of key diseases of development, as well as patterns and determinants of health and disease in East Africa. Topics will focus on population and environmental health. Open to students in the African Field Study Semester (AFSS) only.
*This course will not be offered for the 2017-2018 academic year.

 

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