Honoring the Life and Career of Dr. Lawrence Estaville

Type: Panel
Sponsor Groups: Ethnic Geography Specialty Group
Poster #:
Day: 4/4/2019
Start / End Time: 5:00 PM / 6:40 PM
Room: Washington 1, Marriott, Exhibition Level
Organizers: Edris Montalvo
Chairs: Edris Montalvo


In this session, colleagues, friends, and family join together to honor and discuss the life, career, and legacy of Dr. Lawrence Estaville.

Lawrence was a professor, scholar, and professor serving the discipline of geography for more than 40 years at the University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh, University of Wisconsin - Stephens Point, Clemson University, California State University, Fresno, and Texas State University. He contributed significantly to the areas of Ethnic Geography, Historical Geography, Geographic Education, Business Geography, and Medical Geography. Lawrence was honored with numerous awards by the AAG, NCGE, numerous universities, and the Texas State University Board of Regents.

Above all Lawrence was a tireless and dedicated educator and advocate for geography, diversity, students, and colleagues. He mentored students and faculty both formally and informally and was a dear friend to many. Lawrence led a life dedicated to service - to his country, to the discipline of geography, and to his students, colleagues, friends, and family.

All are invited as we remember our friend and discuss the diverse impacts of his career and friendship.


Type Details Minutes
Discussant Richard Nostrand University of Oklahoma 5
Discussant Yongmei Lu Texas State University 5
Panelist John Frazier Binghamton University 15
Panelist Dawna Cerney Youngstown State University 8
Panelist Fenda Akiwumi University of South Florida 8
Panelist Kanika Verma Texas Christian University 8
Panelist Edris Montalvo Cameron University 20

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