Michael Jones#


Michael Jones
Email:michael.jones 'at' svt.ntnu.no
Membership Number:4118
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:NORWAY
Section:SOCIAL SCIENCES
Username:mjones4118
Elected:2015
Homepage: http://www.ntnu.edu/geography




Present and Previous Positions
  • 1985 - present Professor, Department of Geography, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (formerly U. Trondheim) (elected Head of Department 1990-92) (Professor Emeritus from 2015)
  • 1996,8 - 1997,1 Visiting Research Professor, Section for Landscape, Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University, Denmark
  • 1993 - 1996 Part-time Academic Adviser, Centre for Environment and Development, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (formerly U. Trondheim)
  • 1981 - 1985 Associate Professor, Geography, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (formerly U. Trondheim)
  • 1975 - 1981 Senior Lecturer, Geography, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (formerly U. Trondheim) (elected Head of Department 1978-81)
  • 1973 - 1975 Research Fellow, Agricultural University of Norway
  • 1970 - 1971 Part-time Lecturer, Geography, University of Helsinki
  • 1969 - 1972 Research Assistant, Finnish Forestry Research Institute
  • 1968 Part-time Lecturer, Enfield College of Technology, United Kingdom

Fields of Scholarship
  • Cultural landscape concept
  • Cultural geography
  • Landscape change
  • Agricultural policy
  • Environmental management
  • History of cartography
  • Legal geography
  • Geographers' biographies and autobiographies
  • Scandinavia
  • Finland, Norway, Orkney and Shetland

Honours and Awards
  • 1972 Corresponding member of the Geographical Society of Finland
  • Cuthbert Peek Award from the Royal Geographical Society (UK) in 1995, for contributions at the meeting ground of physical and human geography
  • 1999 Foreign member of the Academy of Letters, Antiquities and History, Stockholm
  • 2000 Member of the Royal Norwegian Society of Sciences and Letters, Trondheim
  • 2003 Foreign member of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters (History group)
  • Principal co-editor of Norwegian Geographical Journal in1999; editor-in-chief 2006-2014; honorary consulting editor 2015
  • 2008 Elected honorary member of the Norwegian Geographical Society

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