Eric Carter Is First Geographer to Receive Elinor Melville Prize

Eric Carter (Geography Department, Macalester College) has been awarded the 2013 Elinor Melville Prize for his book, Enemy in the Blood: Malaria, Environment, and Development in Argentina, published by the University of Alabama Press in 2012. This prize honors the best book on Latin American environmental history in the previous year, and it is awarded by the Conference on Latin American History. The…
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John Western Receives Syracuse University’s Meredith Teaching Professorship

John Western, professor of geography at Syracuse University, has been awarded the university’s highest instructional honor: the Meredith Teaching Professorship. The annual award is given to two professors across the university to reward and recognize outstanding teaching. During the award's 18 years of existence recognizing 39 instructors, Western is the first geographer honored. The award…
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