Faculty Notes

Roger Bolton: Ends Over 25-plus Years as Book Review Editor of Journal of Regional Science

Posted Sept. 13, 2013:  Roger Bolton, William Brough Professor of Economics, Emeritus, recently ended 25-plus years as book review editor of the Journal of Regional Science, a multidisciplinary professional journal in regional and urban analysis drawing on economics, geography, planning, transportation, demography, and history. Bolton arranged and edited reviews of more than 1,200 books, and reviewed 36 more books. The main editors wrote a tribute  in the May 2013 issue. His main professional activity now is work with the Berkshire Regional Planning Commission, the council-of-governments planning agency that serves Berkshire County. Bolton is the Alternate Delegate from Williamstown and is on four committees of the Commission.