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Peuquet, Donna

  • By: Kean Huat Soon
  • In: Encyclopedia of Geography
  • Edited by: Barney Warf
  • Subject:General Geography, Earth & Environmental Science

Donna Jean Peuquet, professor of geography at the Pennsylvania State University (Penn State), is a renowned and distinguished scholar in the area of geographic representation, particularly in representing the dynamics of geographic phenomena.

She earned BA and MA degrees in geography from the State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo in 1968 and the University of Cincinnati in 1971, respectively. In 1977, she obtained her PhD in geography from the State University of New York at Buffalo. Prior to becoming a professor at Penn State, she held positions at the University of California at Santa Barbara; with the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS); in the department of geography, SUNY at Buffalo; and in the International Geographical Union.

Peuquet was awarded a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship ...

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