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Darrell Norris

Professor of


Bailey 236
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454

Darrell Norris has been a member of the Geneseo faculty since 1981.

Faculty Information


  • B.A., Cambridge University, England
  • M.A., McGill University, Canada
  • Ph.D., McMaster University, Canada; 1981
Fall 2016 Classes

GEOG 123:
S/M/The Developing World

    An examination of the cultures, countries, and regions of Latin America, Africa, the Middle East, South and East Asia. Attention is focused on problems such as growing poverty and resource exhaustion,
    and population problems. Prospects for change are examined under different types of development strategies. Offered every year
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GEOG 350:
Urban Historical Geography

    An international survey of past urban environments, their cultural, socio-economic, and technological context, and evolution. Geographical approaches to Latin American, Canadian, European, and Asian c
    ities provide a framework for assessing the particular experience of American urban development between the colonial period and the twentieth century. Emphasis is placed on urban research techniques and topics appropriate to locally accessible archival evidence. Prerequisites: GEOG 102 or GEOG 123, or permission of instructor. Offered not on a regular basis
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GEOG 376:
Political Geography

    Global issues and problems are studied within the context of a world systems approach to political geography. Historic and modern processes associated with imperialism, territory, the state, nations,
    and international organizations are examined. Prerequisites: GEOG 102 or GEOG 123, or permission of instructor. Not offered on a regular basis
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