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Colleen Garrity

Assistant Professor of


Bailey 231
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454

Colleen Garrity has been a member of the Geneseo faculty since 2003.

Faculty Information


  • Ph.D. in Geography, 2007, Arizona State University
  • M.A. in Geography, 1999, Michigan State University
  • B.S. in Foreign Service, 1995, Georgetown University


  • Association of American Geographers
  • American Meteorological Society
  • American Geophysical Union
  • National Council for Geographic Education
Spring 2016 Classes

GEOG 111:
Physical Geography

    A summary course in Physical Geography: the principles of geographic location, weather, climate, land forms, natural hazards, soils, and biota are presented in the context of an integrated Earth syste
    ms framework, addressing relationships to human populations. Counts for Natual Science general education credit only if GEOG 112 is taken concurrently. Corequisite: GEOG 112 or permission of instructors. Offered every year
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GEOG 112:
N/Physical Geography Lab

    An introductory laboratory in physical geography. Activities involve data collection, organization and analysis, map analysis, and inquiry into Earth-Sun relations, weather and climate, landforms, na
    tural hazards, soils and biota. Corequisite: GEOG 111 or permission of instructor. Offered every year
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GEOG 371:
Synoptic Climatology

    An introduction to the fundamentals of the atmospheric environment and an analysis of synoptic-scale climatological phenomena. Particular attention is given to atmospheric circulation, weather pattern
    s, and weather events taking place in North America. Prerequisites: GEOG 220 or permission of instructor. Offered not on a regular basis
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