Henk Aay


Henk Aay

Education

  • Completed a BA in geography and planning at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
  • Received his PhD in geography from Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts, 1978
  • Taught at Wilfrid Laurier University for seven years
  • Taught at University of Toronto
  • Joined GEO department in 1982, as the first full time PhD geographer at Calvin, hired to develop both geography and environmental studies programs

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Professional experience

  • Taught at Wilfrid Laurier University for seven years
  • Taught at University of Toronto
  • Joined the GEO department in 1982 as the first full-time PhD geographer at Calvin, hired to develop both geography and environmental studies programs

Academic interests

Research interests

  • cultural and urban geography
  • environmental studies
  • history and philosophy of geography
  • cultural ecology and environmental perception
  • geography of the Netherlands
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Publications

  • Denkbeeldig en Werkelijk Reizen naar het Heilige Land. Dr. A. van Deursen, de Bijbel en het Land van de Bijbel [Travelling to the Holy Land in Thought and Practice. Dr. A. van Deursen, the Bible and the Land of the Bible, in Reizen naar het heilige Land. Protestantse impressies 1840-1960 [Travel to the Holy Land. Protestant Impressions. 1840-1960], pp.193-206, Meinema, 2008.
  • “Dutch at Calvin College: A Strong Continuing Commitment”, with Herman De Vries, d.i.s. magazine, 39 (4) (2008): 6-10.
  • Aay, H. (2007). Ik pak de fiets: the bicyle as an everyday part of Dutch culture. D. I. S. Magazine 39 (2), 4-11.
  • Aay, H. (2006). Frederik Meijer chair in Dutch language and culture at Calvin College. D. I. S. Magazine 38 (2), 26-29.

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