Monthly Archives: September 2018

Townsend’s Guidebook: A Tribute to Dr. Gavin Townsend

by Meghan O’Dea (Brock Scholar ’10) I was 10 years old when Gavin Townsend came into my life. He was there for my first trip to Europe, along with his wife Bonnie, my parents, a dozen Honors College students and, delightfully, his son Evan, who was just my age. In many ways, it was Gavin who taught me the somewhat relentless approach to travel that I still embrace, as