University of Wisconsin–Madison

Information for Current Graduate Students

Have questions about who to ask? Or how to finish? These pages include a variety of information for/about being a current graduate student in the Department of Geography.

Graduate Studies Committee:

The Graduate Studies Committee deals with graduate admissions, recruitment and awards; graduate budget; and graduate affairs (advising, TA policies and grievances, strategic issues).

Typically, the GSC is typically comprised of 4 faculty members (one from each subarea), 2 graduate students (chosen by the graduate student community), and the Graduate Director.

The Committee roster for 2016-17 is:

  • Joe Mason (Physical Geography), chair
  • Holly Gibbs (People/Environment)
  • Bob Kaiser (Human Geography)
  • Keith Woodward (Human Geography)
  • A-Xing Zhu (Cart/GIS)
  • Sharon Kahn, Graduate Program Director
  • Nicolle Etchart, Graduate Student
  • Elsa Noterman, Graduate Student