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LSE academic honoured by Royal Geographical Society

ProfesMichael storper1sor Michael Storper has been awarded a Royal Medal from the Royal Geographical Society (RGS), in recognition of his scholarship and leadership in human and economic geography.

Professor Storper joined the Department of Geography and Environment in 2000. His research focuses on contemporary forces of globalisation, technological development and industrial change.

Professor Storper said: "I am honoured to receive this award as a member of LSE's Department of Geography and Environment.” 

My interactions with my departmental colleagues have been essential to any contributions I have been able to make to our discipline.”

This award can be considered recognition of our work collectively, in the best spirit of LSE as a leading hub of social science in the world."

The RGS was formed in 1830 for 'the advancement of geographical science'. The society will present Professor Storper with his award on Monday 6 June 2016 at their Annual General Meeting in London.

Posted 10 May 2016