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Erdmann Gormsen

geography educator

Erdmann Gormsen, German geography educator. Recipient Aguila Azteca medal President of Mexico, 1986. Member Hochschulverband, Verband Deutscher Hochschullehrer der Geographie.; Member Moravian Church.

Background

Gormsen, Erdmann was born on October 8, 1929 in Konigsfeld, Germany. Son of Harald Christian and Marie Elisabeth (Erdmann) Gormsen.

Education

Staatsexamen, University Heidelberg, Federal Republic Germany, 1956, Doctor of Philosophy., 1962. University assistant University Heidelberg, 1957-1963, associate professor, 1970. Research fellow German Research Foundation, Puebla, Mexico, 1964-1965.

Program specialist United Nations Educational, Paris, 1966-1969. Professor geography University Mainz, Federal Republic Germany, since 1971. Co-chairman International Geography Union Working Group on Market-Place Exchange Systems, 1973-1984.

Member, consultant Landesplanungsbeirat Rheinland-Pfalz, Mainz, since 1983.

Career

Professor geography University Mainz, Federal Republic Germany, since 1971. Board directors Deutsch-Mexikanische Gesellschaft, Dusseldorf, Federal Republic Germany, since 1972.

Works

  • Author: Barquisimeto, Venezuela, 1963. Author, editor: Market Distribution Systems, 1976, The Impact of Tourism on Regional Development and Culture Change, 1985, Lateinamerika im Brennpunkt, aktuelle Forschungen deutscher Geographen, 1987. Co-editor: Market-Place Exchange, Spatial Analysis and Policy, 1979, Market-Place Exchange, Empirical and Theoretical Studies, 1982.

    Co-editor Mainzer Geographische Studien, since 1972. Board directors Deutsch-Mexikanische Gesellschaft, Dusseldorf, Federal Republic Germany, since 1972.

Membership

Member Hochschulverband, Verband Deutscher Hochschullehrer der Geographie. Member Moravian Church.

Connections

Married Hannelore Martens, July 11, 1964 (deceased August 1978).; married Jutta Schütz, March 19, 1980. Children: Nikolaus Andreas, Dagmar Christine.

father:
Harald Christian Gormsen

mother:
Marie Elisabeth (Erdmann) Gormsen

spouses:
Hannelore Martens

Jutta Schütz

children:
Nikolaus Andreas Gormsen

Dagmar Christine Gormsen