Professor Daniel Gade received his B.A. degree from Valparaiso University (Indiana) in 1959, an M.A. from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana in 1960, and an M.S., followed by a Ph.D., from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1967. Daniel Gade arrived at the University of Vermont in 1966 as one of the group of four dedicated young geographers who established geography as an academic subject at the undergraduate and graduate levels. He taught primarily courses in cultural geography, cultural ecology (with the anthropology department), and geography of Latin America.
Professor Gade passed away on June 15, 2015.