Brock University professor and Geospatial Niagara Board Member, Dr. Marilyne Jollineau has been named as the 2017 recipient of the Canadian Association of Geographers’ (CAG) Award for Service to the Profession of Geography. This award recognises Jollineau’s outstanding contribution to the development of Geography in Canada as a supporter and mentor of many graduate and undergraduate students.
Jollineau was presented with this award at the Annual General Meeting of the CAG at York University on May 29th. President of the CAG, Dan Shrubsole, said “I have seen first-hand the impact of some of your contributions to the CAG, and wholeheartedly concur with their observations and the CAG Awards Committees decision. My warmest congratulations on this well-deserved honour, which recognises your outstanding contribution to the development of the discipline in Canada.”
A Professor in the Department of Geography and Tourism studies at Brock University, Jollineau has been a positive force in the education of many students. She says of the award, “I am delighted and honoured to be named recipient of the Award for Service to the Profession of Geography. Being a member of the CAG and having the opportunity to work with so many talented geographers has been a tremendously rewarding experience!”