Colorado Geographic Alliance

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Rebecca TheobaldRebecca Theobald received her Ph.D. in Geography from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 2007. Her research has focused on both pre-collegiate and higher education systems, including issues relating to public policy. In addition to academic endeavors, she serves on the Curriculum and Instruction Committee for the National Council for Geographic Education.  She has participated on several citizen committees for Colorado Springs School District 11, and served on the Middlebury College Alumni Association Board of Directors. Email:

Steve JenningsSteven Jennings received his Ph.D. in Geography from the University of California, Davis in 1989. He has taught at the University of Oregon, Texas A&M University and, since 1997, at UCCS. In 2007 Dr. Jennings was selected as a Fulbright Scholar and taught for a semester at the University of Latvia. While primarily a biogeographer, Dr. Jennings has been interested in effective geography education during his career and has published four articles related to geography education. Email:

Sara Santa CruzSara Santa Cruz joined the COGA staff as Administrator in July of 2014.  Sara is a graduate student in Applied Geography, with an emphasis on regenerative food systems. Email:

UCCS Campus Map* 

*Designed by Paddington Hodza, former Assistant Professor of Geography and graduate student Greg Martin, Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, UCCS


Mailing address

Department of Geography and Environmental Studies
Columbine Hall
1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway
University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
Colorado Springs, Colorado 80918

719.255.5217 or 719.255.4056

Fax: 719.255.4066