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John Tiefenbacher

john tiefenbacher
John Tiefenbacher

Professor
Ph.D., Geography, Rutgers University, 1992
Office:  ELA 361
Phone: 512.245.8327
Emailjt04@txstate.edu
Vita      HB2504 information
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


Publications

Tiefenbacher, John P. 2013. “Themes of U.S. Wine Advertising and the Use of Geography and Place to Market Wine,” EchoGéo, published on line June 5, http://echogeo.revues.org/13378 DOI:10.4000/echogeo.13378

Wilson, Sylvia N. and John P. Tiefenbacher. 2012. “Barriers to Accessing Natural Disaster Information by Undocumented Immigrants” Environmental Hazards 11(3): 194-212. doi:10.1080/17477891.2011.649711.

Wan, Neng, Benjamin F. Zhan, Yongmei Lu, and John P. Tiefenbacher. 2012. “Access to Health Care and Disparities in Colorectal Cancer Survival in Texas.” Health and Place 18(2): 321-329. doi:10.1016/j.healthplace.2011.10.007.

He, Xueqin (Elaine), Ting Hong, Lan Liu, and John P. Tiefenbacher. 2011. “A Comparative Study of Environmental Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behaviors among University Students in China.” International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education 20(2): 91-104. doi: 10.1080/10382046.2011.564783.

Maples, Lauren Z. and John P. Tiefenbacher. 2009. “Landscape, Development, Technology and Drivers: The Geography of Drownings Associated with Automobiles in Texas Floods, 1950 to 2004.” Applied Geography 29: 224-234. doi:10.1016/j.apgeog.2008.09.004.

Tiefenbacher, John P. and Ronald R. Hagelman. 2008. “Emergency Cooperation between the USA and Mexico in Disaster Management: Codependency and Geopolitics.” International Journal of Emergency Management 5(3/4): 261-274.

Cunningham, Catherine and John P. Tiefenbacher. 2008. “Evaluating the Effectiveness of Public Participation Efforts by Environmental Agencies: Re-permitting a Smelter in El Paso, Texas, USA.” Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy 26(4): 841-856.

He, Xueqin (Elaine), and John P. Tiefenbacher. 2008. “Political and Cultural Contrasts in Reporting about Disasters: United States and Chinese Newspaper Portrayals of Bridge Collapses.” GeoJournal 73: 133-147. doi: 10.1007/s10708-008-9194-0.

He, Xueqin (Elaine), John P. Tiefenbacher, and Eric Samson. 2007. "Hurricane Evacuation Behavior in Domestic and International College Students: The Influences of Environmental Familiarity, Expressed Hurricane Evacuation, and Personal Experience." Journal of Emergency Management 5(5): 61-69.

Tiefenbacher, John P. 2007. “The Environmental and Health Implications of Petcoke Energy Production” South Texas Studies. 18: 34-48.


Courses Taught

 

Geography of the Hazards of Technology (Doctoral Level at Texas State University) Geography of Natural Hazards (Doctoral Level at Texas State University)

Geography of Environmental Management (Doctoral Level at Texas State University) Nature and Philosophy of Geography (Doctoral Level at Texas State University)

Air Quality Management (Undergraduate and Masters Level at Texas State University) Environmental Problems of the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands (Masters Level at Texas State University) Environmental Management (Masters Level at Texas State University)

Geographic Analysis (Masters Level at Texas State University)

Geography of Technological Hazards (Masters Level at Texas State University)

Problems in Applied Geography-Hazards (Masters Level at Texas State University) Problems in Applied Geography-Technological Hazards (Masters Level at Texas State University)

Geography of Europe (Masters Level at Texas State University) Regional Field Studies (Masters Level at Texas State University)

Natural Resource Use and Management (Undergraduate Level at Texas State University) Environmental Hazards and Land Management (Undergraduate Level at Texas State University)

Environmental Management (Undergraduate Level at Texas State University) Political Geography (Undergraduate Level at Texas State University)

Energy Resource Management (Undergraduate Level at Texas State University) World Geography (Undergraduate Level at Texas State University)

The Physical Environment (Undergraduate Level at Texas State University) Cultural Environment (Undergraduate Level at Texas State University) Geography of Europe (Undergraduate Level at Texas State University) Regional Field Studies (Undergraduate Level at Texas State University)

Geography of the Russian Realm (Undergraduate Level at Texas State University)