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Geography educator

Roger Mark Selya, American Geography educator. Recipient numerous grants. Board of directors New Hope Synagogue, 1978-1982; treasurer Cincinnati Hebrew Day School, 1981-1982, vice president, 1982-1983; den leader Boy Scouts American, 1983-1985; board directors Jewish Community Rels. Council, 1985-1987. Member Association American Geographers, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Association for Asian Studies.

Background

Selya, Roger Mark was born on June 21, 1942 in Newton, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Isaac Saul and Lillian (Aronson) Selya.

Education

AB, Boston University, 1964; AM, Harvard University, 1966; Doctor of Philosophy, University of Minnesota, 1971.

Career

Instructor, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1969-1970; lecturer, U. Connecticut, Storrs, 1970-1971; lecturer, Tel-Aviv U., Israel, 1971-1974; visiting assistant professor, U. Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, 1974-1975; assistant professor, U. Cincinnati, 1975-1981; associate professor geography, U. Cincinnati, 1981-1992; chairman university general education committee, U. Cincinnati, since 1985; director Asian studies progressive, U. Cincinnati, 1986-1991; professor geography, since 1992. Visiting lecturer National Taiwan U., 1969. Visiting associate professor Tel Aviv U., Ben Gurion U., 1982-1983.

Membership

Board of directors New Hope Synagogue, 1978-1982. Treasurer Cincinnati Hebrew Day School, 1981-1982, vice president, 1982-1983. Den leader Boy Scouts American, 1983-1985.

Board directors Jewish Community Rels. Council, 1985-1987. Member Association American Geographers, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Association for Asian Studies.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: cello, gardening.

Connections

Married Barbara Jo King, August 2, 1970. Children: Rena, Micha, Isaac.

father:
Isaac Saul Selya

mother:
Lillian (Aronson) Selya

spouse:
Barbara Jo King

children:
Rena Selya

Micha Selya

Isaac Selya