1959 - 2005
Former geography professor at the University of North Texas (UNT) and retired Navy officer Sean Webster died on November 6, 2005. He was forty-six.
Webster was born in California in 1959. He moved to Texas before joining the Navy and serving as an electrician. He retired as a Lieutenant Commander. Webster earned an associates degree from Santa Ana College in 1987, a bachelor’s from University of New Mexico in 1989, and completed studies at Florida Institute of Technology in 1995. Webster came to UNT as a student in the fall of 1999 and graduated in the summer of 2004 with a master’s degree in applied geography. While completing his master’s degree, Webster served as a teaching assistant. After graduation, he became an adjunct professor at UNT, teaching courses in earth science, physical geology and culture, and environmental and society. Shortly before his death, he had accepted a full-time faculty position at Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, Oklahoma.
Sean Webster (Necrology). 2006. AAG Newsletter 41(6): 16.