CPC Fellow Whitmore Receives UNC Award

May 27, 2008

CPC Fellow Thomas Whitmore received the UNC Graduate School's Faculty Award for Excellence in Doctoral Mentoring during the May 10 doctoral hooding ceremony in UNC's Memorial Hall.

Whitmore, an Associate Professor of Geography, whose research interests focus on Latin America, particularly the broad intersection of the fields of population, medical and agricultural geography, and geographic cultural ecology.

The Administrative Board of the Graduate School established the doctoral mentoring award in 2006 to recognize the time, talent and knowledge that faculty mentors give to graduate students as they shepherd them through what is often the most challenging time of their academic careers.

Read more at http://gazette.unc.edu/facstaff.html (scroll to the third article). This announcement was adapted from the article in the University Gazette.

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