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Dr. Richard G. Boehm

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. He is also the Co-Director of the National Center for Research in Geography Education. 

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 Geography Standards (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.
Curriclum Vitae:  Boehm_CV_JULY 2015

Current publications:

brysch_eurogeo_2014 (PDF, 169 KB)
brysch_applied_2013 (PDF, 693 KB)