Alumni Information

Since the inception of the graduate program in 1963, the Geography Department has produced scholars, scientists, cartographers, urban planners and more. We couldn’t be more proud of our graduates and the success they are having. No matter what year you graduated, we want to know what you are doing and help facilitate connections between and among our alumni, our faculty and our current students.

Please fill out the alumni update form, and browse our Alumni Association site for more information about the benefits available to you as one of our valued alumni.

Most of the doctoral students who have graduated from the UW-Milwaukee Department of Geography since Fall 2004 are currently in academic positions. The academic institutions where our graduates hold tenure-track positions include but are not limited to the following:

Greg Rybarczyk, Assistant Professor, University of Michigan-Flint

  • Binghamton University-The State University of New York
  • Heidelberg University (Germany)
  • Missouri State University
  • Minnesota State University
  • Montclair State University
  • Newcastle University (UK)
  • Ohio University
  • Ryerson University (Canada)
  • Sam Houston State University
  • University of Connecticut
  • University of Copenhagen (Denmark)
  • University of Houston–Clear Lake
  • University of Kentucky
  • University of Michigan–Flint
  • University of Wisconsin–Marinette
  • University of Wisconsin–Whitewater

Majority of our master’s students pursue further graduate study or find professional employment after graduation. Organizations that hired our recent graduates include but are not limited to the following:

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Milwaukee
  • City of Milwaukee
  • Eau Clair County, Wisconsin
  • Educators Credit Union
  • Independent Care Health Plan
  • International Institute of Wisconsin
  • Milwaukee County Transit Systems
  • Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District
  • Pinellas County, Florida
  • School of Public Health, UW-Milwaukee
  • Sixteenth Street Community Health Center
  • Southeast Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission
  • U.S. Forest Service
  • Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources