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Geography educator

Manfred Rainer Wolfgang Hommel, German geography educator.

Background

Hommel, Manfred Rainer Wolfgang was born on September 13, 1944 in Oberhof, Germany. Son of Heinz and Emmi (Walch) Hommel.

Education

Doctor of Natural Sciences, Ruhr-Universität, Bochum, Germany, 1972. Habilitation, Ruhr-Universität, Bochum, Germany, 1980.

Career

Wissenschaftliche assistant, Ruhr-Universität, Bochum, 1970-1981; professor, U. Duisburg, Germany, 1982-1983; privatdozent, Ruhr-Universität, Bochum, 1983-1985; adjunct professor, Ruhr-Universität, Bochum, since 1985. Vice-dean Ruhr-Universität, Bochum, 1984-1985, 87-90, head of department, 1992-1993.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: Central place preferences in multi-centered conurbations: the case of Rhine-Ruhr, 1974, Industrial estates in old industrialized regions: the case of Scotland, 1983. Co-editor: Stadt und Kulturraum, 1989, Vor Ort im Ruhrgebiet, 2001.

Connections

Married Marianne Schmidt, July 30, 1970. Children: Kerstin, Britta.

father:
Heinz Hommel

mother:
Emmi (Walch) Hommel

spouse:
Marianne Schmidt

child:
Britta Hommel

child:
Kerstin Hommel