Jennifer Rogalsky

Associate Professor of Geography and Sustainability Studies, Urban Studies Coordinator
Bailey 235

Jennifer Rogalsky has been a member of the Geneseo faculty since 2002.

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Curriculum Vitae


  • Ph.D., Geography, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

  • M.S., Geography, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

  • B.S., Geography and Resource Management, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire


Urban geography & planning

Africa (Ghana)

Informal urban economies

Welfare reform and transportation

Gender in geography


  • GEOG 123: 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.

  • GEOG 201: Intro Urban &Regional Planning

    An introduction to the concepts, objectives, and institutions of planning. Emphasis is placed on planning at the local level of government. Includes examination of such issues as land use controls, transportation, housing, recreation, environmental management, and the regional coordination of planning activities.

  • GEOG 487: Urban Issues Senior Seminar

    This senior seminar course is designed to provide the opportunity for in-depth analysis of selected urban issues. Each seminar will focus on one aspect of the city (e.g. gentrification/renewal of the central city, suburbanization, sustainability). Students will also gain an understanding of the nature and breadth of this Geography subdiscipline and will investigate opportunities for future study and/or professional careers.