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urban studies educator

Peter Matthew Ward, Egyptian urban studies educator. Recipient Carl Orwin Sauer Distinguished Scholarship award, 1989; grantee England Overseas Development Administration, 1979-1982, British Academy, 1984, 86, England Economic and Social Research Council, 1989-1991, National Science Foundation, 1991-1993. Advisor earthquake reconstruction Mexican Government, 1985-1986. Member Glyndebourne Festival Opera.

Background

Ward, Peter Matthew was born on April 19, 1951 in Moascar, Egypt. Arrived in England, 1954. Son of Douglas and Violet Ruth (Lay) Ward.

Education

Bachelor with honors, University Hull, England, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy, University Liverpool, England, 1976. Master of Arts, University Cambridge, England, 1986.

Career

Lecturer in geography University College London, 1975-1985. Lecturer University Cambridge, 1985-1991. Fellow, tutor Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge, 1985-1991.

Professor sociology public affairs University Texas, Austin, since 1991, senior faculty member Institute Latin American Studies. Director Mexico Center, since 1993. Housing policy advisor England Overseas Development Administration/Mexico Secretaria de Asentamientos Humanos y Obras Publicas, Mexico, 1978-1979.

Consultant United Nations Center for Human Settlements, Nairobi, Kenya, 1985-1986, World Health Organization, Egypt and Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics, 1986-1987, National Endowment Democracy United States, 1993.

Achievements

  • He received the PEN Translation Prize in 1989.

Works

Views

Ward defended the alteration by noting that the more juvenile "Maman" reflects the "curious feeling he (Meursault) has for her".

Membership

Advisor earthquake reconstruction Mexican Government, 1985-1986. Member Glyndebourne Festival Opera.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Cricket, classical opera, beach combing.

Connections

Married Victoria Elizabeth Rodríguez, April 20, 1990.

father:
Douglas Ward

mother:
Violet Ruth (Lay) Ward

spouse:
Victoria Elizabeth Rodríguez