Samuel Ndegeah


Please contact me anytime to learn more about our department, our degree programs, and our course offerings.


  • Ph.D. Geography, University of Idaho, USA
  • M.A. Urban and Regional Planning, University of Nairobi, Kenya
  • M.A. Geography, University of Nairobi, Kenya
  • B.A. Geography and Political Science, University of Nairobi, Kenya

Courses Taught

Teaching @ Westfield State University

  • GPS 0101: World Regional Geography

  • GPS 0102: Physical Geography with Lab

  • GPS 0105: Introduction to Community Planning

  • GPS 0210: Cultural Geography

  • GPS 0252: Cities of the Global South

  • GPS 0217: Contemporary Global Issues

  • GPS 0317: Special Topics in Geography and Planning

  • GPS 0600: Sustainability and Governance in the 21st Century

Areas of Research

Institutional structures and systems, policy processes, planning law and practice in Sub-Saharan Africa.
African customary laws in land use planning and natural resource management.
Relationship between geography and politics: how geography influences decision making and political outcomes.
Dr. Samuel Ndegeah