Texas State University Logo
adjust type sizemake font smallermake font largerreset font size

Faculty

texas state logogeography facebook pageesri rss feedslinkedIn


 


denise blanchard-boehm

Dr. Denise Blanchard

Professor
Ph.D., Geography, University of Colorado at Boulder, 1992
Office: ELA 357
Phone: 512.245.3090
Email: rb06@txstate.edu

Vita
Research Interests:  Natural and Environmental Hazards, Economic Geography, Environmental Studies, Research Methods, Historical Geography


sarah blue

Dr. Sarah Blue

Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Geography, University of California, Los Angeles, 2004
Office: ELA 332
Phone: 512.245.2536
Email: sb74@txstate.edu

Vita
Research Interests:  Latin America, Population, Migration


richard boehm

Dr. Richard Boehm

Professor and Jesse H. Jones Distinguished Chair in Geographic Education
Ph.D., Geography, University of Texas at Austin, 1975
Office:  ELA 145a
Phone:  512.245.3615
Email:   rb03@txstate
Vita
Research Interests:  Geographic Education, Economic Geography, Applied Geography


brock brown

Dr. Brock Brown

Professor
Ph.D., Geography, University of Oklahoma, 1992
Office:  ELA 370
Phone: 512.245.3202
Email:  bb09@txstate.edu
Vita
Research Interests: Geographic Education, Cultural Ecology, Historical Geography,Culture and Environments of Southwestern USA


david butler

Dr. David R. Butler

Texas State University System Regents' Professor
Ph.D., Geography, University of Kansas, 1982 
Office:  ELA 359
Phone: 512.245.7977
Email:  db25@txstate.edu
Vita
Research Interests:  Geomorphology, Biogeography, Natural Hazards, Mountain Environments and Environmental Change, Glacier National Park (Montana)


mark carter

Mr. Mark Carter

Lecturer & Internship Director
MAG Geography, Texas State University, 1994
Office:  ELA 126
Phone: 512.245.8587
Email:  mc12@txstate.edu
Vita
Research Interests:  Quantitative Methods, Spatial Statistics, Land Use Planning Management and Conservation


Edwin Chow

Dr. Edwin Chow

Associate Professor
Ph.D., Geography, University of South Carolina, 2005
Office: ELA 326
Phone 512.245.3200
Email: chow@txstate.edu
Vita
Research Interests:  Internet-GIS, GIS-Based Modeling, Scale, Uncertainty and Accuracy Assessment, Lidar


Brian Cooper

Dr. Brian Cooper

Senior Lecturer
Ph.D., Geography, Texas State University, 2012
Office: ELA 329
Phone: 512.245.6750
Email: bc31@txstate.edu
Vita
Research Interests: World Regional Geography, Sub-Saharan Africa


nathan currit

Dr. Nathan Currit

Associate Professor & Director, Center for Inter-American Applied Research
Ph.D., Geography, The Pennsylvania State University, 2003
Office:  ELA 331
Phone:  512.245.3198
Email:   nc17@txstate.edu
Vita
Research Interests: Uncertainty and Change in Human-Environment Systems, Remote Sensing and Land-Cover Change


rene dehon

Dr. Rene DeHon

Senior Lecturer
Ph.D., Geology/Geochemistry, Texas Tech University, 1970
Office:  ELA 371
Phone:  512.245.7461
Email:   dehon@txstate.edu
Vita
Research Interests:   Mineralogy, Petrology, Planetary Geology


rich dixon

Dr. Richard Dixon

Professor
Ph.D., Geography, Texas A&M University, 1996
Office:  ELA 340
Phone:  512.245.7436
Email:   rd11@txstate.edu
Photo courtesy of Jeff Huehn
Vita
Research Interests:  Climatology, Meteorology, Oceanography, Environmental Geography, Quantitative Methods, Hazards


richard earl

Dr. Richard Earl

Professor & Undergraduate Coordinator
Ph.D., Geography, Arizona State University, 1983
Office:  ELA 365
Phone:  512.245.3204
Email:   re02@txstate.edu
Vita
Research Interests:  Physical Geography, Water Resources, Environmental Change and Management, Field
Methods


lawrence estaville

Dr. Lawrence Estaville

Professor
Ph.D., Geography, University of Oklahoma, 1984
Office:  ELA 323
Phone: 512.245.7618
Email:  le02@txstate.edu
Research Format Vita
Research Interests:   Ethnic, Geographic Education, Business Geography


alberto giordano

Dr. Alberto Giordano

Professor and Chair
Ph.D., Geography, Syracuse University, 1999
Office:   ELA 141
Phone:  512.245.6581
Email:   ag22@txstate.edu
Vita
Research Interests:  Historical GIS, Holocaust and Genocide Geography, Policy Applications of GIScience, Spatial Applications of Forensic Anthropology


ron hagelman

Dr. Ron Hagelman

Associate Professor and Associate Chair
Ph.D., Environmental Geography, Texas State University, 2002
Office:  ELA 335
Phone: 512.245.8847
Email:  rh46@txstate.edu
Vita
Research Interests:  Environmental Geography, Hazards and Disasters, Historical Geography, Land Management and Conservation, Urban Environment / Agriculture


colleen hiner

Dr. Colleen Hiner

Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Geography, University of California, Davis, 2012
Office:  ELA 381
Phone: 512.245.1327
Email:  cch64@txstate.edu
Vita
Research Interests:  Environmental Management, Cultural Ecology, Urban-Rural Fringe


don huebner

Dr. Don Huebner

Senior Lecturer
Ph.D., Geography, University of Texas at Austin, 2002
Office:  ELA 330
Phone: 512.245.0380
Email:  dh48@txstate.edu
Vita
Research Interests:  Environmental Geography, Coastal Hazards, Historical Ecology, Geomorphology, Texas and American Southwest, Human Perception of Risk


jennifer jensen

Dr. Jennifer Jensen

Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Environmental Science, University of Idaho, 2009
Office: ELA 334
Phone: 512.245.1724
Email:  jj41@txstate.edu
Vita
Research Interests:  Lidar, Remote Sensing of Vegetation Structure, Multi-Sensor Data Synthesis, Land Use/Land Cover Change, Remote Sensing/GIS Integration


injeong jo

Dr. Injeong Jo

Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Geography, Texas A&M University, 2011
Office: ELA 364
Phone: 512-245-3206
Email: ijo@txstate.edu
Vita
Research Interests:  Geography and Spatial Thinking Education, Geography and Social Studies Teacher Preparation, Geospatial Technologies for Education, Assessment in Geography


jason julian

Dr. Jason Julian

Associate Professor
Ph.D., Geography, University of North Carolina, 2007
Office: ELA 322
Phone: 512.245.3201
Email: jason.julian@txstate.edu

Personal Website
Vita
Research Interests:  Water Resources, Land Use/Land Cover Change, River Ecosystems, Fluvial Geomorphology


yongmei lu

Dr. Yongmei Lu

Professor
Ph.D., Geography, SUNY Buffalo, 2001
Office:  ELA 337
Phone:  512.245.1337
Email:   yl10@txstate.edu
Vita
Research Interests:  GIScience, Urban and Regional Analysis, Geography of China and East Asia, Crime Geography


kim meitzen

Dr. Kimberly Meitzen

Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Geography, University of South Carolina, 2011
Office:  ELA 382
Phone:  512.245.1336
Email:   kmm218@txstate.edu
Vita
Research Interests:  Fluvial Processes and Geomorphology, River Basin Management, Biogeography


osvaldo muniz-solari

Dr. Osvaldo Muniz-Solari

Professor
Ph.D., Geography, University of Tennessee, 1991
Office:  ELA 338
Phone:  512.245.0375
Email:   os14@txstate.edu
Vita
Research Interests:  Online Learning Methods, New Technologies for Global Collaboration, International Flows, TNCs and FDI, Middle America and South America

http://www.aag.org/cgge
Economic and Regional Geography :
International Flows, TNCs and Mining Exploitation, Dams and Regional Development; Central America and South America


jim petersen

Dr. James Petersen

Professor
Ph.D., Geography, University of Utah, 1981
Office:   ELA 317
Phone:  512.245.3203
Email:   jp01@txstate.edu
Vita
Research Interests:  Geographic Education, Geomorphology, Applied Physical Geography


phil suckling

Dr. Philip Suckling

Professor
Ph.D., Geography, University of British Columbia, 1977
Office:  ELA 342
Phone:  512.245.7456
Email:   ps33@txstate.edu
Vita
Research Interests:  Climatology, Natural Hazards


john tiefenbacher

Dr. John Tiefenbacher

Professor
Ph.D., Geography, Rutgers University, 1992
Office:  ELA 361
Phone:  512.245.8327
Email:   jt04@txstate.edu
Vita
Research Interests:  Environmental Geography, Hazards & Disasters, Air Quality, Environmental Problems of the US-Mexico Borderlands, Human Dimensions of Wildlife, States of the Former Soviet Union, Geography of Viniculture, Historical Environmental Geography, Genealogy & GIS


jon wagner

Mr. Jon Wagner

Senior Lecturer
Geology
Office:  ELA 368
Phone:  512.245.7980
Email:   jw91@txstate.edu
Vita


russell weaver

Dr. Russell Weaver

Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Geography, The State University of New York at Buffalo, 2012
Office:  ELA 383
Email:   rcw64@txstate.edu
Phone:  512.245.3903
Vita
Research Interests:  Urban Change and Decline, GISicene, Spatial Analysis


yihong yuan

Dr. Yihong Yuan

Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Geography, University of California, Santa Barbara, 2013
Office:  ELA 366
Phone:  512.245.3208
Email: y_y18@txstate.edu
Vita
Personal Website:  http://www.yuanyihong.com/
Research Interests:  GIScience, Spatio-Temporal Data Mining, Human Mobility Modeling and Travel Behavior


phil suckling

Dr. Benjamin Zhan (DEVELOPMENT LEAVE)

Professor, Director, Texas Center for Geographic Information Science (TxGISci)
Ph.D., Geography, SUNY Buffalo, 1994
Office:  ELA 319
Phone:  512.245.8846
Email:   fz01@txstate.edu
Vita
Research Interests:  GIS, Health and the Environment, Transportation and Network Science


Adjunct Faculty


billy fields

Dr. Billy Fields

Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of New Orleans, Urban Studies, 2004
Office: UAC 332
Phone:  512.245.7726
Vita


allison glass-smith

Allison Glass-Smith

Coordinator, Department Recruiting
Office:   ELA 127
Phone:  512.245.2618
Email:   am13@txstate.edu
Vita


deborah hann

Ms. Deborah Hann

Adjunct
Office:  ELA 355
Phone:  512.245.7976
Email:  dh1365@txstate.edu
Vita


neil kucera

Mr. Neil Kucera

Lecturer
Office: ELA 362
Phone: 512.245.3440
Email: kuceran@hotmail.com
Vita


andy sansom

Dr. Andy Sansom

Adjunct
Ph.D., Texas State University, Geography, 2013
Executive Director, The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment
Office: Meadows Center
Phone: 512.245.9200
E-mail: as22@txstate.edu
Vita


benjamin schwartz

Dr. Benjamin Schwartz

Adjunct
Ph.D., Virginia Tech University, Geosciences, 2007
Office: FAB
Phone: 512-245-7608
E-mail: bs37@txstate.edu
Vita


jen sembera

Ms. Jen Sembera

Adjunct
Office:  ELA 355
Phone:  512.245.7976
Email:  jas289@txstate.edu


christi townsend

Dr. Christi Townsend

Adjunct
Ph.D., Geography, Texas State University, 2012
Office: ELA 351
Phone: 512-245-8302
E-mail: ct1086@txstate.edu
Vita


kanika verma

Dr. Kanika Verma

Adjunct
Ph.D., Geography, Texas State University, 2014
Office: ELA 349
Phone:  512.245.8998
Email:  kv1098@txstate.edu
Vita


Emeritus Faculty


byron augustin

Dr. Byron "Doc" Augustin

Distinguished Professor
D.A., Northern Colorado, 1975
Research Interests: Conservation, Latin America, geographic education, Middle East


fred day

Dr. Fred Day

Population
Economic Development
East and Southeast Asia


ron eyton

Dr. Ron Eyton

Professor
Ph.D., Illinois, 1974
Research Interests: Remote Sensing, Computer Cartography, Quantitative Methods


jim kimmel

Dr. Jim Kimmel

Professor
Ph.D., Geography, University of Texas at Austin, 1992
Research Interests: Interpretive Environmental Geography, Nature and Heritage Tourism, River Studies, Southwestern Geography


susan macey

Dr. Susan Macey

Research Interests and Specializations:  Geographic Information Systems, Environmental Hazards, Energy, Medical Geography, Behavioral Geography, Aging


david stea

Dr. David Stea

Professor
Ph.D., Stanford, 1964
Research Interests: Spatial Cognition, Environmental Perception, Sustainable Development