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MacLachlan, Ian (Robertson) 1952-

MacLACHLAN, Ian (Robertson) 1952-


Born December 18, 1952, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada; married. Education: Carleton University, B.A. (with honors), 1976, M.A., 1981; University of Toronto, Ph.D., 1990.


Home—730 10th St. S., Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada T1J 2N2. Office—Department of Geography, University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada T1K 3M4; fax: 403-329-2016. E-mail—[email protected]


Algonquin College, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, instructor in general arts and science, 1981; Erindale College, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, lecturer in geography, 1985-86; University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, assistant professor of geography, 1986-88; Carleton University, Ottawa, assistant professor of geography, 1988-89; University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada, assistant professor, 1989-94, associate professor of geography, 1994—, department chair, 2000—. Hokkaigakuen University, visiting professor, 1991; Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, associate of Institute of Geography, 1995-96. Social Science Federation of Canada, member of general assembly and board of directors, 1993-96; Humanities and Social Science Federation of Canada, member of general assembly and board of directors, 1998-2002. City of Lethbridge, member of Subdivision and Development Appeal Board, 1997-98; consultant on occupational health aspects and industrial production of diesel exhaust emissions, chlorinated benzenes, coal tar pitch volatiles, wood dust, and beryllium.


Regional Science Association International, Canadian Association of Geographers, Canadian Regional Science Association (executive vice president, 1993-98), Association of American Geographers.


Grants from Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada, 1994-98, and Humanities and Social Sciences Federation of Canada, 2001.


Kill and Chill: Restructuring Canada's Beef Commodity Chain, University of Toronto Press (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 2001.

Author of text for art exhibitions. Contributor to books, including Canada and the Global Economy: The Geography of Structural and Technological Change, edited by John N. H. Britton, McGill-Queens University Press (Montreal, Quebec, Canada), 1996. Contributor of articles and reviews to periodicals, including Alberta History, Professional Geographer, Canadian Geographer, Economic Geography, Canadian Geographic, and Alberta and Northwest Territories Journal of Planning Practice.



Business History, April, 2003, Margaret Walsh, review of Kill and Chill: Restructuring Canada's Beef Commodity Chain, p. 127.

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