Department of

Global Studies and Geography

The Department of Global Studies and Geography offers a wide variety of courses that lead to undergraduate degrees, or are part of a concentration in Pre-Health. We actively encourage students to double major, and many of our students are pursuing additional majors in subjects as varied as Political Science, Economics, Public Policy, Criminology, Sustainability, Journalism, Public Relations, and Psychology

In the Classroom

Our Programs

The Department of Global Studies and Geography offers majors and minors in Global Studies, Geography, and GIS, as well as a Pre-Heath degree with concentrations in Global Studies or Geography.

The Student Experience

The department offers you the resources and opportunities you need to extend and enhance your education.

Current Students

About the Department

"This department has been so welcoming and encouraging to all students to travel, dream big, do better, and become active… My life has forever been changed by the knowledge I gained during my time here...every professor I have had in the department has impacted me in some way and made me change and see things for the better."

-2016 Global Studies Graduate

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Support the Department

The faculty and students thank everyone whose gifts support our daily work.

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Your Future

Career Potential

Our graduates have very varied and rewarding career paths, whether they entered directly into their new careers or furthered their education at graduate schools across the world.

Contact the Department

Our Office

Department of Global Studies and Geography
Room 209K Roosevelt Hall
130 Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549-1300, USA

Phone: 516-463-5826
Fax: 516-463-6968
Office Hours:
Monday-Friday
9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Department Chair

Dr. Grant Saff
Professor of Global Studies and Geography
516-463-5596
Room 209J Roosevelt Hall

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