Committee on Geographical Sciences

Service in Memory of Marvin W. Mikesell (1929 – 2017) Oct. 20 at Bond Chapel

Marvin W. Mikesell, Professor of Geography at the University of Chicago, died on April 26, 2017.  He was 88, having taught the first five weeks of his Spring Quarter seminar on the human geography of the Middle East.  He joined the University in 1958, and was one of the longest-serving faculty members at his death.