Tom McKnight Paper Award

Stacie Townsend and Jim Wanket

The Tom McKnight Student Paper Award honors a longtime supporter of the CGS and its mission. Tom McKnight, from UCLA, was named Outstanding Educator in 1988. His consummate professional style and inquisitive nature earned McKnight the respect of generations of students, whom he engaged with his dynamic lectures. A prolific author of textbooks on North American and introductory geography, McKnight received awards from both Australian and Canadian geography organizations for his contributions to the field.

Consult the upcoming conference home page for details about this competition and the call for papers.