Fostering community-driven development & social change

Our department at a glance:


Upcoming Presentation on Just Conservation

Dr. Rebecca Witter will present "Just Conservation: Invisible Losses, Violent Protections, and the Possibilities for Reclamation” on Monda...

SD Faculty lead and participate in The Climate Stories Collaborative

The Climate Stories Collaborative is an initiative designed to grow the capacity of faculty and students to use a variety of creative media to tell th...

Landscape and Memory

On Wed, Oct 25, from 5:30-7pm in the Turchin Center Lecture Hall, join author Paul Bogard and artist Joshua White for an exploration of the ground ben...

What Our Alumni Are Saying

"My degree in SD helped me to view projects and challenges at a macro scale, providing context for the true impacts of development beyond just simple economics."