Cultural Geographer Wilbur Zelinsky Passes

The Penn State Department of Geography shares:

Professor Emeritus Wilbur Zelinsky passed peacefully at home on Saturday, May 4, 2013, surrounded by his family after a short illness. Information will be updated at

Zelinsky's writing were among those that pulled me into geography in college. I was fortunate that he was still teaching during my tenure at Penn State and I had ample opportunity to learn from him.

Published Monday, May 6th, 2013

Written by Adena Schutzberg

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