Becky Zerlentes, a faculty member teaching geography and economics courses at Front Range Community College, Colorado, died unexpectedly on April 3, 2005. Zerlentes obtained her BS in actuarial sciences and then an master’s and a PhD (2003) in geography, all from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her field of research was regional science; for her PhD she developed a model to integrate economic and ecological interactions in Mexican maquilladora border communities.
Becky Zerlentes (Necrology). 2005. AAG Newsletter 40(6): 19.