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Geography educator

Pentti Olavi Yli-Jokipii, Finnish geography educator. Member Geography Society Finland (president 1979), Finnish National Committee International Geography Union (president 1983-1988), Finnish Academy of Sciences and Letters, Research Council Academy of Finland, 1995-2000.

Background

Yli-Jokipii, Pentti Olavi was born on February 7, 1941 in Jalasjarvi, Finland. Son of Väinö Gabriel and Laimi Susanna (Hakkola) Yli-J.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Helsinki, Finland, 1964. Master of Science, University Helsinki, Finland, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy, University Helsinki, Finland, 1967.

Career

Acting associate professor University Helsinki, 1968-1969, 71-73. Professor economic geography Turku (Finland) School of Economics, 1973-1974. Professor geography University Turku, since 1974, dean faculty science, 1987-1993.

Visiting scholar Michigan State University, 1970.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author papers, articles, books on economic geography, geography and regional planning.

Membership

Member Geography Society Finland (president 1979), Finnish National Committee International Geography Union (president 1983-1988), Finnish Academy of Sciences and Letters, Research Council Academy of Finland, 1995-2000.

Connections

Married Hilkka Mirjami Pekonen, March 2, 1969. Children: Kaisa, Markus.

father:
Väinö Gabriel Yli-J.

mother:
Laimi Susanna (Hakkola) Yli-J.

spouse:
Hilkka Mirjami Pekonen

children:
Kaisa Yli-Jokipii

Markus Yli-Jokipii