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Colleen Garrity

Assistant Professor of Geography
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Colleen Garrity riding a horse.

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

Curriculum Vitae


  • 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


  • 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 systems framework, addressing relationships to human populations.

  • 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, natural hazards, soils and biota.

  • GEOG 220: Weather & Climate

    This course is an overview of the atmospheric sciences of meteorology and climatology in a geographical context. In an effort to understand global atmospheric processes, the course examines fundamental physical processes and disturbances in the atmosphere from both short-term (meteorology) and long-term (climatology) perspectives.