Dr. Richard G. Boehm
Dr. Richard G. Boehm holds the Jesse H. Jones Distinguished Chair in Geographic Education and is the director of the Gilbert M. Grosvenor Center for Geographic Education at Texas State University-San Marcos.
Dr. Boehm is the executive editor for the scholarly journal Research in Geographic Education, and has authored several best-selling geography and social studies books for grades K-12. He was a co-author of Guidelines for Geographic Education (1984) and Geography for Life: National Standards in Geography (1994).
He has received numerous awards for his work including Distinguished Geography Educator by the National Geographic Society, the George J. Miller Award for Distinguished Service by the National Council for Geographic Education (NCGE) and Grosvenor Honors in Geographic Education by the Association of American Geographers (AAG). He has received the Journal of Geography award for "best article" and has been honored with NCGE's Distinguished Teaching Achievement Award. Most recently, he was awarded NCGE’s Distinguished Mentor Award.