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Geography educator

Gunnar Paul Olsson, Swedish geography educator. Member Regional Science Association (vice president 1973-1974), Association American Geographers (honors award 1984), Sallskapet for Anthropologi o Geografi.

Background

Olsson, Gunnar Paul was born on September 11, 1935 in Eksharad, Sweden. Son of Paul Efraim and Eva Maria (Melin) Olsson.

Education

Fil Kand, Uppsala University, 1960. Fil License, Uppsala University, 1965. Fil Dr, Uppsala University, 1968.

Career

Fellow American Council Learned Societies, Philadelphia, 1963-1964. Assistant professor geography University Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1966-1967, associate professor, 1967-1971, professor, 1971-1974, collegiate professor, 1974-1977. Professor geography Nordplan, Stockholm, 1977-1997.

Professor Uppsala University, Sweden, 1997-2000, professor emeritus Sweden, since 2000. Research associate Applied Science Research Corporation, Bangkok, 1970. Fellow Center for Advanced Studies of Behavioral Science, Stanford University, since 2001.

Membership

Member Regional Science Association (vice president 1973-1974), Association American Geographers (honors award 1984), Sallskapet for Anthropologi o Geografi.

Connections

Married Birgitta Magnusson, April 24, 1962. Children: Ulrika, Ylva.

father:
Paul Efraim Olsson

mother:
Eva Maria (Melin) Olsson

spouse:
Birgitta Magnusson

children:
Ulrika Olsson

Ylva Olsson