Faculty Notes

Roger Bolton: Work on Understanding Place and Economics of Space Honored

Nov. 16:  Roger Bolton, Emeritus Professor of Economics, was honored by an issue of the journal, International Regional Science Review, entitled: “Special Issue in Honor of Roger Bolton on Understanding Place and the Economics of Space,” Vol. 32, No. 3, July 2009, guest edited by Stephen Sheppard, professor of economics at Williams.  Bolton has also been elected to the board of directors of the Association of Retirement Organizations in Higher Education (he is a member of a committee at Williams to plan programs for emeritus faculty).  He was also named chair of the Clearinghouse Review Committee of the Berkshire Regional Planning Commission, where he is the Alternate Delegate from Williamstown.  He recently published two book reviews, one in the journal Growth and Change and one in PAST, the on-line journal of the Pioneer America Society:  Association for the Preservation of Artifacts and Landscapes.