MSU professor Elizabeth Mack talks with Current State’s Peter Whorf about the common misperceptions regarding the study of geography. That’s right, it’s Geography Awareness week here in Mid-Michigan and across the map!
Geography Awareness was created by Presidential Proclamation during the Reagan administration to help young Americans better understand their roles as global citizens. Michigan State University plays the lead role in GeoWeek in Mid-Michigan, and Current State also presents several discussions on WKAR related to geographic awareness in a week-long series.
Today, MSU assistant professor Elizabeth Mack weighs in on how the field of Geography is commonly misunderstood and why we’re taking this week to try and understand more.