In accordance with the proposal by the Department of Geography, Dr. Janice Monk, professor emerita at the University of Arizona, was awarded Doctor Honoris Causa by the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona on the October 16th 2013. A slightly edited version of the lecture she presented at the ceremony is published here. Dr. Monk has been a key figure in fostering gender geography in the United States as well as internationally. Here she reflects on her academic and professional career, focusing on the principal topics that have characterised her research and her social involvement. A bibliography of her main contributions is attached to the text of her lecture.
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