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In Memoriam: John Davey

John Charles Armstrong Davey April 19, 1945–April 21, 2017 John Davey, a prodigious figure in academic, trade and reference publishing for almost 50 years, died at home with family at his side on April 21, 2017. He had just celebrated his 72 birthday days earlier. After making his mark in publishing in the 1970s, John…
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In Memoriam: Dr. Thomas J. Wilbanks

Dr. Thomas J. Wilbanks, age 78, a groundbreaking scientist and a devoted family man, passed away Sunday, January 29, 2017. He will be greatly missed. Dr. Wilbanks was a Corporate Fellow at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, where he had worked since 1977 and conducted research and published extensively on sustainable development, energy and environmental technology…
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In Memoriam: Distinguished Professor Emeritus John M. Hunter

John Melton Hunter was born in Windsor, Canada on January 1, 1928. His parents thereafter returned to the United Kingdom. John was educated at Bemrose School, Derby and went on to receive his in geography from the University of Reading in 1954. During his time at the University of Ghana, Legon, Accra, he was planning officer…
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In Memoriam: Susan Christopherson

Susan Christopherson, Professor and Department Chair of the City and Regional Planning at Cornell University, passed away on December 14, 2016. Christopherson was a geographer committed to the integration of scholarly work and public engagement. She was awarded the 2016 AAG Lifetime Achievement Honors for her considerable and long standing contributions to economic geography research,…
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In Memoriam: David Slater

David Slater, Emeritus Professor of Political Geography at Loughborough University, UK, who was a leading critical development geographer and known for his work on Latin America, passed away on October 20, 2016. Slater studied for a bachelor’s degree in geography at Durham University in the mid-1960s which was when he first became interested in geopolitics,…
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In Memoriam: Sally Eden

Sally Eden, professor of Human Geography at the University of Hull, UK, whose research explored issues of environmental perception, and sustainable food production and consumption, passed away in September 2016 after a period of illness. Sally E. Eden was born in 1967. She studied for a bachelor’s degree at the University of Durham followed by…
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In Memoriam: Ary Lamme

Ary Lamme, a cultural and historical geographer who was Emeritus Professor at the University of Florida, passed away in September 2016 at the age of 76. Ary Johannes Lamme III was born in New York on June 30, 1940. His grandfather, Ary Johannes Lamme Sr. had emigrated from Holland in the late nineteenth century and…
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