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Hall of Fame - George Seddon

George Seddon

George Seddon

George Seddon (23 April 19279 May 2007) AM; BA (Hons); MSc; PhD, University of Minnesota; Hon D.Lit, University of Western Australia; Hon FAILA; Hon FRAPI; FTS was an Australian academic who held university chairs in a range of subjects.

His research interests and understanding of how these disciplines connect, led him to write popular books on the Australian landscape embracing diverse points of view.

He was arguably most well known in Western Australia for his book A Sense of Place (1972) which brought the needs of the fragile Swan Coastal Plain to the attention of the public.

At the time of his death, he was Senior Honorary Research Fellow English, Communication and Cultural Studies at the University of Western Australia Perth, Western Australia and Emeritus Professor of Environmental Science at the University of Melbourne.


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