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Monmonier Traces the Invention of the Clock System in New Book

April 7, 2022

Mark Monmonier, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Geography and the Environment, has published a new book, “Clock and Compass: How John Byron Plato Gave Farmers a Real Address” (University of Iowa Press, 2022). 

Geography and the Environment Department Welcomes Two Scholars

February 17, 2022

At the start of the spring 2022 semester, the Maxwell School’s Geography and the Environment Department welcomed two new faculty members, one of whom was hired as part of the University’s research clusters initiative.

Monmonier quoted in New York Times article on digital maps

September 27, 2021
The most commonly used maps are those on smartphones and they don’t always accurately represent the world as it is, says Mark Monmonier, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Geography and the Environment. 

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How to Lie with Maps, 3rd Edition

December 31, 2018

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