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APCG Distinguished Service Award

APCG Distinguished Service Award APCG YEARBOOK · Volume 73 · 2011 The APCG takes great pleasure in honoring Roger Pearson, from the Institute of the North in Alaska, with this year's Distinguished Service Award. Roger has long been an active member and leader in the APCG and the discipline. Roger's career began at Illinois State, where he earned his B.S. in Geography Education, followed by a Ph.D. in Geography from Illinois in 1970. His professional career has included the University of Georgia, the Army Corps of Engineers, more than twenty years at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks, and, for the past twelve years, the Institute of the North, where he is a faculty member and Senior Fellow in Geography. Roger has served as a leader of geography in Alaska, cofounding the state's Geographic Alliance with the National Geographic Society in 1988 and in 1998 co-editing the thematic atlas Alaska in Maps. His leadership in the APCG has taken many forms, including organizer or co-organizer of the association's annual meetings in 1989 and 2008. He has also served as vice president (1999­2000) and president (2000­01). As the APCG president, Roger presided over the 2001 meetings in Santa Barbara that opened on September 12 http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Yearbook of the Association of Pacific Coast Geographers University of Hawai'I Press

APCG Distinguished Service Award

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APCG YEARBOOK · Volume 73 · 2011 The APCG takes great pleasure in honoring Roger Pearson, from the Institute of the North in Alaska, with this year's Distinguished Service Award. Roger has long been an active member and leader in the APCG and the discipline. Roger's career began at Illinois State, where he earned his B.S. in Geography Education, followed by a Ph.D. in Geography from Illinois in 1970. His professional career has included the University of Georgia, the Army Corps of Engineers, more than twenty years at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks, and, for the past twelve years, the Institute of the North, where he is a faculty member and Senior Fellow in Geography. Roger has served as a leader of geography in Alaska, cofounding the state's Geographic Alliance with the National Geographic Society in 1988 and in 1998 co-editing the thematic atlas Alaska in Maps. His leadership in the APCG has taken many forms, including organizer or co-organizer of the association's annual meetings in 1989 and 2008. He has also served as vice president (1999­2000) and president (2000­01). As the APCG president, Roger presided over the 2001 meetings in Santa Barbara that opened on September 12

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Yearbook of the Association of Pacific Coast GeographersUniversity of Hawai'I Press

Published: Jul 13, 2011

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