Join our WEFI team

Information for prospective students
We welcome prospective graduate and undergraduate student as well as postdoctoral researchers to join our team. If you are interested in and passionate about improving sustainability of water, energy, and food resources, please contact Dr. Jad Ziolkowska at to discuss your research interests and potential opportunities at WEFI.

If you strive for a graduate degree, please contact Dr. Jad first before submitting a graduate student application to the departmental program.

The Geography and Environmental Sustainability Department at OU is part of the College of Atmospheric and Geographic Sciences. OU is located in Norman (OK) just south of Oklahoma City. Norman is an average size town established in 1889 with a current population of about 111,000 (and about 25,000 college students). The Carnegie Foundation classifies OU as a research university with “very high research activity“.

The Department offers the following degrees:
BA and BS in Geography
BA and BS in Environmental Sustainability
MA and MS in Geography
MS in Environment Sustainability
PhD in Geography
Embedded Certificate Program in Geospatial Technologies
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If you are interested in joining the graduate program, in order to qualify for admission to the MA or PhD programs, all prospective students must meet and comply with the admission requirements of the University of Oklahoma’s Graduate College and the Department. Please follow the instructions listed here: