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Ben Cecil

 Member of VSB
University of Regina
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Member Type: Faculty
Last Login: Sep 27, 2007
Member Since: Sep 26, 2007



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Department of Geography
University of Regina
3737 Wascana Pkwy
Regina, SK S4S 0A2 CA

Virtual Speakers Bureau

Member of VSB Since: Sep 27, 2007
Best Way to Contact: email  Please log in to view contact information
Fees Involved: No
Technical Formats: Conference Calls, Face-To-Face, Online/Video Conferencing
Topics of Expertise: 1) Educational Leadership in PSE with a specific background in the role of the Department Chair. 2) Curriculum and Program design in PSE Arts, Science and Social Sciences
Availability, special terms, etc.: I am always available for conference calls, and face-to-face meetings when and where appropriate given location and travel limitations.

Skills & Interests

Education History

  • Ph.D. (10/1999)
    University of Western Ontario
  • M.A. (09/1995)
    University of Western Ontario


  • Professor (07/2001 - Current) University of Regina
  • Vice President (09/1998 - 07/2001) CAMELOT


  • O Hagan, S. and Cecil, B.P. (2007). A Macro level Approach to Examine Canada s Primary Industry Towns in a Knowledge Economy in Journal of Rural and Community Development (Vol. 2#2, 18-43).
  • Williams, B., Carter, T, and Cecil, B.P. (2007). Countries of the World: Canada. The National Geographic Society. Brown Reference Publishers.
  • Cecil, B.P. and Randall, J. (2007). An Economy in Transition in Saskatchewan: Geographic Perspectives. Canadian Plains Research Press.
  • Cecil, B.P. (2006). For a full list of publications, see please see my CV


  • Canadian Society for the Study of Higher Education
    Member 09/2005 - Current
  • Canadian Council for Geographic Education
    Member 09/2003 - Current
  • Prairie Division Canadian Association of Geographers
    Member 09/2001 - Current
  • Canadian Association of Geographers
    Member 09/1993 - Current

Honors and Awards

  • Merit Increment for Administrative Service, University of Regina (07/2007)
  • Merit Increment for Teaching, University of Regina (07/2004)
  • Moriarty Memorial Award (09/1997)
  • E.G. Pleva Award for Teaching Excellence (06/1995)

Teaching Experience

  • Advanced Spatial Analysis (Geog 305) x2 sections ( Current)
    UofR - Geography
    Plus 14 other courses, spanning 44 sections while at the UofR
  • Environmental Issues (Geog 200) x2 sections ( Current)
    UofR - Geography
  • Introduction to Spatial Analysis (Geog 205) ( Current)
    UofR - Geography
  • The History and Philosophy of Geography (Geog 301) x2 sections ( Current)
    UofR - Geography
  • World Regional Geography (Geog 100) x7 sections ( Current)
    UofR - Geography


  • Cecil, B.P. & Dahl, M. (2006) Market Segmentation in the Retail Gas Sector Geographical considerations about Price at the Pump. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association of Geographers, Thunder Bay, ON., 05/29/2006
    Plus almost 150 professional, academic and public presentations since 1998.