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    Program on the Global Environment

    The Program on the Global Environment (PGE) integrates perspectives on key environmental issues coming from the sciences, social sciences, and the policy community. The program includes an undergraduate major and minor in Environmental Studies and a faculty and graduate workshop on the global environment as well as support for internships,

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    EAF Working Group

    The Environment, Agriculture and Food (EAF) Working Group is an academic group that examines policy on and connections between environment, agricultural production, and food consumption in the Chicago metropolitan region and beyond.

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    LandUse6k is an international and interdisciplinary research group based at the University of Chicago that is dedicated to reconstructing human land use over the past 10,000 years. The goal of this initiative is to critically evaluate and improve models of anthropogenic land cover change used in local and global climate

  • African Studies

    The Committee on African Studies at Chicago brings together faculty and students from a variety of disciplines and scholarly perspectives. What we share in common is an interest in engaging directly with the continent and its peoples, histories, cultures, and societies. We also share a commitment to the idea that

  • Southern Asian Studies

    Chicago’s Southern Asia strength is built around the Committee on Southern Asian Studies (COSAS), comprised of faculty across the University who share teaching and research interests in Southern Asia. The focus of the Committee on Southern Asian Studies (COSAS) is to support and implement faculty and student academic and research

  • Central Eurasian Studies

    The Committee on Central Eurasian Studies is an interdisciplinary faculty group, whose goal is to reflect the growing importance of the Central Eurasian republics on the international stage and increasing interest in this region throughout the University community. Members of the Committee bring with them an impressive tradition of involvement