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Tom Schmiedeler

Professor Emeritus
1700 SW College Ave
Topeka, KS 66621-1117
Degrees & Certifications
St Mary of the Plains, Bachelor of Arts
The University of Kansas, Master of Arts
The University of Kansas, Doctor of Philosophy
Academic History

Northwest Missouri State University, 1991-1995; Washburn University, 1996-present

Introduction to Geography, World Regional Geography, Geography of Kansas, Geography of Anglo America, Geography of Europe, Science and Public Policy of Climate Change, World Literature and Geography

  • GG 101 A, Intro to Geography
  • GG 101 B, Intro to Geography
  • GG 102 A, World Regional Geography
  • GG 102 B, World Regional Geography
  • GG 300 A, Special Topics/Geography
  • IS 340 A, Kansas Studies
Scholarly Interests/Activities

Historical Geography of Frontier Urban Planning; Historical Geography of Kansas; Regional Geography of Europe; Climate Change, Population and Consumerism

Service Interests/Activities

Center for Kansas Studies

University of Kansas, Geography Department, Advisory Board Member

Career Accomplishments

Promotion to Professor of Geography

Director, Center for Kansas Studies

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