St. Cloud State Today

Gareth John

Company: St. Cloud State University

Position: Chair / Professor, Geography

Areas of Expertise

  • Geography and Geographic Education
  • Memorials to the US-Dakota War of 1862
  • Yellowstone National Park (exploration and creation in 1872)
  • Wales (culture, politics and identity)
  • British politics (current affairs: Brexit; Covid-19 response)
  • Geography of Wine (viticulture and wine making; including regional trends in Minnesota)
  • Study Abroad programming


Ph.D. from the University of Kentucky.