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educator , geographer , writer

Peter Joseph Atkins, British geographer, educator, writer. Recipient commendation, Library. Association London, 1981, Mid-Career award, Durham University, 1985, commendation, Society International Library. Ancienne, 1988. Fellow: Royal Geography Society; member: Economic History Society, Institute European Histoire de l'Alimentation (associate).

Background

Atkins, Peter Joseph was born on April 9, 1949 in Liverpool, Merseyside, England. Son of Joseph and Kathleen Gertrude Atkins.

Education

Bachelor, University Cambridge, England, 1971. Master of Arts, University Cambridge, England, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy, University Cambridge, England, 1977.

Career

Tutor University Leicester, England, 1974—1977, University Wales, Swansea, 1977—1980. Administrator and map curator University Durham, 1980—1984, lecturer, 1984—1988, senior lecturer, 1988—2001, reader geography, since 2001. President International Commission Research European Food Industry, 2004—2005.

Member scientific committee Anthropology of Food, France, since 2004.

Works

Membership

Fellow: Royal Geography Society. Member: Economic History Society, Institute European Histoire de l'Alimentation (associate).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Bicycling, gardening.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Mary Hunt, December 14, 1974. Children: Rowan Louise, Miranda Clare.

father:
Joseph Atkins

mother:
Kathleen Gertrude Atkins

spouse:
Elizabeth Mary Hunt

children:
Miranda Clare Atkins

Rowan Louise Atkins