Christoph Stadel - CV
Date of birth: June 6, 1938
Place of birth: Donaueschingen, Germany
1944-1957 School. Donaueschingen, Germany.
1957-1962 University of Freiburg, Germany: Geography, History, Political Science. In 1961, awarded a degree in Political Science (Politikum)
1958 University of Kiel, Germany. Studies in Geography and Geology
1962-1963 Université de Fribourg, Switzerland.
1964 Doctorate in Geography with minors in Medieval History and Modern French Literature Degree:"Magna cum laude"
Thesis topic: "Beirut, Damascus and Aleppo - a Comparative Urban Geography of the Middle East" (translated from German)
1962-1964 Regional secretary of the International Movement of Christian Students (PAX ROMANA) for the Middle East and Europe
at the General Secretariat in Fribourg, Switzerland.
1964-1967 Teacher at the International College ‘Le Rosey’ in Rolle/Gstaad, Switzerland.
1967-1988 Teacher at Hillfield College, Hamilton, Ontario Lecturer (1968-69);
Assistant Professor (1969-74);
Associate Professor (1974-82);
Professor (1982-92) of the Department of Geography, Brandon University, Canada.
Chairman of the Department (1976-1981, 1987)
1990 Guest Professor, Department of Geography, University of Salzburg, Austria.
1990 Guest Instructor, Department of Geography, University of Bern, Switzerland.
1992-2004 Professor, Department of Geography, University of Salzburg, Austria.
1998-1999 Chairman, Department of Geography and Geoinformation, University of Salzburg Austria
2004- Professor Emeritus, University of Salzburg, Austria
1) Österreichische Geographische Gesellschaft (ÖGG)
2) International Mountain Society, Founding Member (IMS)
3) Corresponding Member International Geographical Union, Commission on Mountain Geoecology and Sustainable Development
4) Sociedad de Ciencias Geográficas def Ecuador (Corresponding Member and Canadian Representative)
5) Gesellschaft für Kanada-Studien (GKS).
6) Canadian Association of Geographers
7) Mountain Protected Areas Network of the IUCN (Corresponding Member)
8) Asociación Andina
Honours and Awards
1971 Certificate of Merit, 22nd International Geographical Congress
1986 Honorary Member, Sociedad de Ciencias Geográficas del Ecuador
1986 Corresponding member, Corporación Ambiente y Desarrollo, Ecuador
1988 ‘20/20 Celebration Award’, Canadian Agency for International Development (CIDA)
1989 Service Award, Manitoba Council for International Cooperation
1989 Brandon University Award for Research Excellence
1996 ‘Vin d’ Honneur’, Society for Canadian Studies, Grainau, Germany
1997 ´Vin d´Honneur´, Society for Canadian Studies, Beilngries, Germany.
1998 ´Vin d´Honneur´, Society for Canadian Studies, Grainau, Germany.
1998 60th Anniversary Colloquium in honor of C. Stadel, Salzburg, Austria.
2000 ´Vin d´ Honneur´, Society for Canadian Studies, Grainau, Germany
2004 Establishment of a ‘Christoph Stadel Professor of Human Geography Chair’ at Brandon University, Canada