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social geography educator

Stasys Vaitekunas, Lithuanian social geography educator. Member Lithuanian Science Council.

Background

Vaitekunas, Stasys was born on March 3, 1941 in Reibiniai, Lithuania. Son of Kasys and Bronislava (Miklosiute) Vaitekunas.

Education

Master of Arts, Vilnius Pedagog. Institute, Lithuania, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy, Vilnius University, 1972.

Doctor Habilitation, St. Petersburg University, 1986.

Career

Researcher Geographical Institute of Vilnius, 1965-1968. Associate professor Vilnius University, 1968-1986, head of department, 1986-1993, professor, 1987-1993. Rector Klaipeda (Lithuania) University, since 1993.

Chairman Experts of Education and Science, since 1992, Council of Education of Western Lithuania, since 1996.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Settlements and Population of Lithuania, 1980, Generation After Generation, 1986, Social Geography of the World, 1986, The Territory and Population of Lithuania, 1998. Editor Tiltai/Bridges magazine, since 1996.

Membership

Member Lithuanian Science Council.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Old maps, music, gardening.

Connections

Married Vida Liucija Viliunaite, August 17, 1963.

father:
Kasys Vaitekunas

mother:
Bronislava (Miklosiute) Vaitekunas

spouse:
Vida Liucija Viliunaite