Thomas Orf




Ph.D. (Geography), Kentucky, 1999

Originally from Colorado, I have also lived in Kentucky, West Virginia, and New Mexico before moving to California ten years ago.  I enjoy scuba diving, hiking, and traveling around the world.  I have a PhD from University of Kentucky (Education and Geography) and a MS from the University of Northern Colorado (double major in Geography and Applied Statistics).  My expertise in Geography is Cultural Geography, Geography and Education, Quantitative Geography and South America.  Besides working at San Jose State part time, I work full time as the Geography Instructor at Las Positas College in Livermore.

Spring 2018 Office Hours:
By appointment only on canvas

Spring 2018 Courses:
GEOG 012-81 Global Geography

Fall 2017 Courses:
GEOG 012-80 Global Geography
GEOG 135-01 Qualitative Methods

Spring 2017 Courses:
GEOG012-02: Global Geography

Fall 2016 Courses:
GEOG012-03: Global Geography
GEOG140-01: The United States

Spring 2016 Courses:
GEOG012-03: Global Geography

Fall 2015 Courses:
GEOG012-04: Global Geography

Spring 2015 Courses:
GEOG012-04 Global Geography