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Department of Geography

John L. Allen

John Allen

Faculty Emeritus

PhD, Geography, Clark University, 1969
MA, Political Science, University of Wyoming, 1964
BA, International Affairs, University of Wyoming, 1963

Research Interests:

Human impact on natural environments and landscape change Exploration of North America, particularly the American West Images of the West


GEOG 1000 World Regional Geography GEOG 1010 Introduction to Physical Geography GEOG 1050 Intro to Environment and Natural Resources GEOG 3450 Weather and Climate GEOG 4500 The American Landscape GEOG 4530 Images of Wyoming and the West


Editor, Annual Editions/Environment, Dushkin/McGraw-Hill
Editor, Annual Editions/Ecology (PowerWeb), Dushkin/McGraw-Hill

Press releases:

  • 9/7/2007 - UW Trustees Approve Retirements, Acknowledge Resignations
  • 3/30/2005 - Wyoming Geographic Bee is April 1 at UW
  • 7/28/2003 - John Colter's Journeys Topic of Discussion at AMK Ranch
  • 6/3/1999 - Allen to be Recognized by Wyoming's A&S College
  • 6/3/1999 - Saunders to be Recognized by UW's A&S College
  • 6/3/1999 - McKeown to be Recognized by Wyoming's A&S College
  • 6/3/1999 - Reckling to be Recognized by UW's A&S College
  • 4/28/1999 - Reservations Due for A&S College Awards Banquet



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