Robert W. Morrill, Professor Emeritus, PHD 1973, Clark University. Virginia Tech Department of Geography, 1973-2003. Coordinator, Virginia Geographic Alliance, 1992-2013. Early in his career he was a middle school and high school geography teacher. Research and Education Grants, National Science Foundation, National Geographic Society and the Foundation for the Improvement of Post Secondary Education. Fulbright Research Fellow 1986, University of Turku, Finland. A primary author for Guidelines for Geographic Education (1984) and Geography for Life: National Standards in Geography (1994), Writer for Geography Framework for the National Assessment for Educational Progress, Writer for Assessment Frameworks Committee of Road Map for Geographic Literacy (2011-13), Writer for College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards (2012-2013). President (1989)National Council for Geographic Education (NCGE). Awarded NCGE George Miller Award (2007) and AAG Gilbert Grosvenor Honors for Geographic Education (2012).