Dr. John J. Mannion
Dr. John J. Mannion, Professor of Geography (retired), Memorial University of Newfoundland, is one of Canada’s leading cultural geographers, and an expert on Newfoundland settlement history. He is the author of Irish Settlement in Eastern Canada (1974), and Point Lance in Transition (1976). His Point Lance work was recently revised and updated, and appears in the Atlas of the Irish Rural Landscape (2011). A contributor to the Historical Atlas of Canada , vol 1 (1987), Mannion also edited the seminal collection of essays on Newfoundland settlement history, The Peopling of Newfoundland (1977).