LSU geography alumnus elected Chair of SWAAG

The Southwest Division of the American Association of Geographers elected its slate of officers for the coming year. Members elected Erik  Prout as the division Chairperson.  Erik earned his Ph.D.  in geography in 2001 with a dissertation entitled: “Cultural Preservation in the Romanish Landscape:  A Geography of the Swiss-Romanish Movement.”  Since completing his Ph.D. at LSU, he has been on the faculty at Texas A&M University.

The full slate of officers is:

Erik Prout (Texas A&M) - Chair
Andy Hilburn (Texas A&M International) - Secretary
Randy Peppler (University of Okalhoma) - Treasurer

Student Board Members

Andrew Adams, Texas State University
Dayna Dominguez, New Mexico State

Erik Prout