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Unformatted text preview: Isaiah Bowman - ( 26 December 1878 , Waterloo, Ontario , Canada 6 January 1950 , Baltimore , United States ) was an American geographer. He was educated at Harvard and Yale where he taught from 1905 to 1915, after which time he became the director of the American Geographical Society , a position he held for 20 years from 1915 to 1935. He was chief territorial adviser to President Woodrow Wilson at the Versailles conference and served the Department of State as territorial adviser in World War Two. Some of his more notable works include; n 1916 he became associate editor of the Geographical Review . He was associate editor of the Journal of Geography in 1918- 19 and editor in 1919- 20 . Bowman served as President of Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore , Maryland from 1935 to 1948 . Beginning in 2005, the American Geographical Society has helped launch international collaborative research projects, called the Bowman Expeditions in Bowman's honor, in part to advise the U.S. government concerning future trends in the human terrain of other countries. The first project, in Mexico, is called to advise the U....
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This note was uploaded on 03/25/2008 for the course GEOG 301 taught by Professor Carter during the Spring '08 term at Texas A&M.
- Spring '08