In Memory of Samuel S. Aryeetey Attoh

Type: Paper
Sponsor Groups: Africa Specialty Group, Urban Geography Specialty Group
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Day: 4/12/2018
Start / End Time: 5:20 PM / 7:00 PM (MDT)
Room: Studio 6, Marriott, 2nd Floor
Organizers: Daniel Hammel
Chairs: Daniel Hammel


This session is in honor of Samuel Stephen Nii Kojo Armah Aryeetey-Attoh who passed away on Monday, February 6, 2017. Dr Attoh was a geography professor at the University of Toledo from 1987 to 2005, serving as chair of the department from 1996 to 2003. He went on to serve as Dean of the Graduate School at Loyola University Chicago in 2005 and eventually Interim Provost of the University in 2015.

A full description of Dr. Attoh's career can be found at:

In this session Dr. Attoh's friends and colleauges will reflect upon his career and life and its impact upon them, their institutions and the discipline of geography.


Type Details Minutes Start Time
Introduction Daniel Hammel University of Toledo 10 5:20 PM
Discussant Joseph Oppong University of North Texas 15 5:30 PM
Discussant Patrick Lawrence University of Toledo 15 5:45 PM
Discussant Benjamin Ofori-Amoah Western Michigan University 15 6:00 PM
Discussant Ian Yeboah Miami University 15 6:15 PM
Discussant Angeline Johnson University of Toledo 10 6:30 PM
Discussant William Moseley Macalester College 10 6:40 PM
Discussant Sujata Shetty University of Toledo 10 6:50 PM

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