An Associate Professor in the Department of Geography, Meghan Cope has served at UB since 1995. Cope received an bachelors in Sociology from Vassar College in 1989. Cope later received both a M.A. and a Ph.D. in Geography from the University of Colorado. Upon the conferral of her doctorate in 1995, Cope joined the Geography Department at UB.
Her research interests are geographic perspectives on gender and race, social policy, and the use of qualitative research in geography. Cope teaches courses on Urban Social Geography, Gender and Geography, Critical Urban Issues, and Geography and Social Theory. In 2000, Cope received a multi-year grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Program to fund a project on geography for inner-city elementary school students.
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