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WKU Department Head Completes Eastern Europe Expedition

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Dr. David Keeling, University Distinguished Professor of Geography and Department Head of Geography and Geology, recently completed an Eastern European–West Asian expedition representing WKU and the American Geographical Society.

The expedition visited Sweden, Corsica (France), Serbia, Belarus, Turkmenistan, Abu Dhabi (UAE), Bulgaria, Kosovo, Croatia and Montenegro, with a primary focus on urbanization, economic change and socio-historical development.

Dr. Keeling gave lectures along the way on the East European city, oil and gas resources in Central Asia, the Balkan conflicts, and the role of transportation and infrastructure in developing regional economies.

Among the 80 participants from across the United States were former S.E.C. chairs, CEOs of Fortune 50 corporations, former high-ranking government officials, heads and members of philanthropic institutions and foundations, and other leaders in higher education, business, and industry.

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