Master of Arts in Geography Program

Department of Geography

Master of Arts in Geography Program


Dr. Kevin Turner has joined our department as of July 1st, 2013, as a tenure-track assistant professor. His research interests lie in Geomatics and Physical Geography.

Kirby Calvert, the first graduate of our MA program (2007-2009) has successully defended his PhD dissertation at Queen's University in June 2013 and has been appointed to a tenure-track assistant professorship in energy policy in the Geography Department at Pennsylvania State University (July 2013-). Penn State has consistently been ranked as one of the top 10 geography departments in the USA.

In the first six months of 2013, the following of our students have successfully defended their MA theses and/or successfully completed their Major Research Papers:

  • Mert Coskan
  • Sara Epp
  • Kerrie Pickering
  • Heather Whipple



We accept applications for September 2014 admission to the MA in Geography.


For information, or to arrange a visit, please contact Dr. Dragos Simandan at or by phone at (905) 688-5550 ext 5010.



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