Steve, as he was known to everyone, was Director of Studies in Geography at Robinson College, University of Cambridge from 1996 until his retirement in 2014, when he became a Fellow Emeritus.
He graduated in Geography with Geology and Sociology from the University of Bristol in 1968 with his PhD on the geomorphology of Aldabra Atoll, Indian Ocean in 1972. He was the first resident Geography Director of Studies at Robinson and built-up Geography to be one of the well-established subjects in College.
He recently completed a book for Cambridge University Press: ‘Why Conserve Nature? Perspectives on meanings and motivations’, which is due to be published soon.
A tribute has been published in the
Read an expanded tribute via The Guardian online
Dr Stephen ‘Steve’ Trudgill (1947-2022)
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