Biographical Information

I have spent some years now sorting and reworking the photography of a lifetime, particularly the images obtained apart from the documentary photography needed for teaching and research.

Heavy academic investment in Mexico:
Richest phase – after 1997 – teaching graduate seminars and lecturing at various universities in Mexico on the relevance of geography to social scientific investigation.
Continuing various research projects:
From 1998 to 2008 series of aerial reconnaissance flights over the Tuxtla Mountains
For some years collected Latin American dancers’ masks, which were eventually donated to the Museum of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia.
Research on prehispanic wetland agriculture regarded as innovative.

Taught in the Geography Department of the University of British Columbia from 1962 to 1997.
Published a range of books and essays.

Current research interest could be labelled as Environmental History.
Main photographic interest was always landscapes.

Advanced degrees from the University of Wisconsin and the University of British Columbia.
Western Canadian youth; born in Lethbridge, Alberta, imprinted a plains-person.