Harm J. de Blij

A noted geographer, author and Emmy Award-winning television analyst, de Blij is one of America’s leading advocates of geography in the mass media. Over the past decade, he has served as geography editor on ABC’s “Good Morning America,” geography analyst for NBC News, and senior editor for the PBS series “The Power of Place.” A popular speaker on the public lecture circuit, de Blij will deliver this year’s Commencement address to NC State graduates and their families.