Nostrand, Richard L(ee) 1939–

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Nostrand, Richard L(ee) 1939–

PERSONAL: Born May 21, 1939, in Providence, RI; son of Howard Lee (a professor) and Frances Anne (a homemaker) Nostrand; married Jo Ann Lee Adolfson, April 6, 1963 (divorced May 20, 1982); married Susan Emily Barns (an administrative assistant), June 30, 1989; children: John Gregory, Suzanne Lee Nostrand Kalberer. Education: University of Washington, Seattle, B.A., 1961; University of California Los Angeles, M.A., 1964, Ph.D., 1968. Politics: Democrat.

ADDRESSES: Home—722 Chautauqua Ave., Norman, OK 73069. Office—Department of Geography, University of Oklahoma, 100 East Boyd St., Room 684, Norman, OK 73019-1007. E-mail[email protected].

CAREER: University of Massachusetts, Amherst, began as instructor, became assistant professor of geography, 1967–73; University of Oklahoma, Norman, began as associate professor, became professor of geography, 1973–, David Ross Boyd Professor, 1996. University of Texas, Austin, postdoctoral fellow in Mexican-American studies, 1971–72; Mid-American State Universities Association, honor lecturer, 1980–81; Association of American Geographers, visiting geographical scientist, 1983–84; Universidad de las Américas, Fulbright lecturer, 1990–91.

MEMBER: Association of Borderlands Scholars (president, 1979–81).

AWARDS, HONORS: Fellow of National Endowment for the Humanities, 1971–72; Southwest Book Award, Border Regional Library Association, 1983, for Borderlands Sourcebook: A Guide to the Literature on Northern Mexico and the American Southwest; Angie Debo Prize, 1992–94, for The Hispano Homeland; Distinguished Teaching Achievement Award, National Council for Geographic Education, 1995.


Los Chicanos: Geografia histórica regional, Edimex (Mexico City, Mexico), 1976.

(Editor, with Ellwyn R. Stoddard and Jonathan P. West) Borderlands Sourcebook: A Guide to the Literature on Northern Mexico and the American Southwest, University of Oklahoma Press (Norman, OK), 1983.

(Editor, with Sam B. Hilliard) The American South, Geoscience Publications (Baton Rouge, LA), 1988.

The Hispano Homeland, University of Oklahoma Press (Norman, OK), 1992.

(Editor, with Lawrence E. Estaville) Homelands: A Geography of Culture and Place across America, Johns Hopkins University Press (Baltimore, MD), 2001.

El Cerrito, New Mexico: Eight Generations in a Spanish Village, University of Oklahoma Press (Norman, OK), 2003.

Contributor to books, including International Aspects of Development in Latin America: Geographical Perspectives, edited by Gary S. Elbow, Department of Geography and Geology, Ball State University (Muncie, IN), 1977; North America: The Historical Geography of a Changing Continent, edited by Robert D. Mitchell and Paul A. Groves, Rowman & Littlefield (Lanham, MD), 1987; and Teaching American Ethnic Geography, edited by Lawrence E. Estaville and Carol J. Rosen, National Council for Geographic Education (Jacksonville, AL), 1997. Contributor to periodicals, including New Mexico Historical Review, Journal of the West, Journal of Cultural Geography, Focus, Geographical, Pacific Historical Review, Southern California Quarterly, Journal of Geography, and Annals of the Association of American Geographers.

WORK IN PROGRESS: Research on the United States-Mexico borderlands and homelands.



Journal of American Ethnic History, summer, 1995, Delfino A. Rangel, review of The Hispano Homeland, p. 73.