Department of Geography

Evans Liberal Arts Building Room 139
Telephone: 512-245-2170 Fax: 512-245-8353
http://www.geo.txstate.edu/

Mission

The Mission of the Department of Geography is to provide its students with educational experiences of the highest quality, to conduct vital research that benefits society, and to serve our communities, from the local to the international. We are committed to outstanding teaching and scholarly activities within the framework of academic freedom, the diversity of people and ideas, a spirit of inclusiveness, and a global perspective.

Vision

The Department of Geography will continue to stress both the theoretical and applied realms in all of our degree programs. We will provide a rigorous educational experience through innovative teaching, engagement with the community, and dedication to our undergraduate and graduate students. We will increase our visibility as a research department through faculty scholarship, research grant activities, international collaborations with academic institutions, the recruiting of top students for our graduate programs, the organization of national and international conference and symposia, a robust program of scholarly exchanges, and services in academic and professional organizations. 

Financial Assistance

Graduate assistantships are available to qualified candidates. Please contact the graduate program coordinator, Department of Geography, for more information about financial assistance and the degree programs. For scholarship information, please contact the office of The Graduate College at or visit their website at http://www.gradcollege.txstate.edu/Prospect_Students/Fin_Grad_Ed/Scholarships.html.

Doctoral Faculty

Ballinger, Thomas Justin, Assistant Professor, Geography, Ph.D., Kent State University

Blanchard-Boehm, Denise, Professor, Geography, Ph.D., University of Colorado Boulder

Blue, Sarah A, Associate Professor, Geography, Ph.D., Univ of California-Los Angeles

Boehm, Richard G, Professor - Endowed Chair, Geography, Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

Butler, David R, Regents' Professor, Geography, Ph.D., Univ of Kansas Main Campus

Chow, Tzee Kiu E, Associate Professor, Geography, Ph.D., Univ of South Carolina Columbia

Currit, Nathan Allen, Associate Professor, Geography, Ph.D., Penn State University Park

Devine, Jennifer Ann, Assistant Professor, Geography, Ph.D., Univ of California, Berkeley

Dixon, Richard W, Professor, Geography, Ph.D., Texas A&M University

Earl, Richard A, Professor, Geography, Ph.D., Arizona State University

Estaville, Lawrence E, Professor, Geography, Ph.D., Univ of Oklahoma Norman Campus

Giordano, Alberto, Chair - Professor, Geography, Ph.D., Syracuse University Main Campus

Hagelman, Ronald R, Associate Professor, Geography, Ph.D., Texas State University

Hiner, Colleen Crystal, Assistant Professor, Geography, Ph.D., Univ of California-Davis

Jensen, Jennifer, Associate Professor, Geography, Ph.D., University of Idaho

Jo, Injeong, Assistant Professor, Geography, Ph.D., Texas A&M University

Julian, Jason Paul, Associate Professor, Geography, Ph.D., Univ North Carolina atChapel Hill

Lu, Yongmei, Professor, Geography, Ph.D., State Univ of NY Coll at Buffalo

Meitzen, Kimberly Michelle, Assistant Professor, Geography, Ph.D., Univ of South Carolina Columbia

Muniz Solari, Osvaldo A, Professor, Geography, Ph.D., University of Tennessee

Petersen, James F, Professor, Geography, Ph.D., University of Utah

Sarmiento, Eric Ryan, Assistant Professor, Geography, Ph.D., Rutgers State Univ New Brunswick

Savelyev, Alexander, Assistant Professor, Geography, Ph.D., Penn State University Park

Tiefenbacher, John P, Professor, Geography, Ph.D., Rutgers State Univ New Brunswick

Weaver, Russell Christopher, Assistant Professor, Geography, Ph.D., State Univ of NY Coll at Buffalo

Yuan, Yihong, Assistant Professor, Geography, Ph.D., Univ of California-Santa Barbara

Zhan, F Benjamin, Professor, Geography, Ph.D., State Univ of NY Coll at Buffalo


Graduate Faculty

Ballinger, Thomas Justin, Assistant Professor, Geography, Ph.D., Kent State University

Blanchard-Boehm, Denise, Professor, Geography, Ph.D., University of Colorado Boulder

Blue, Sarah A, Associate Professor, Geography, Ph.D., Univ of California-Los Angeles

Boehm, Richard G, Professor - Endowed Chair, Geography, Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

Butler, David R, Regents' Professor, Geography, Ph.D., Univ of Kansas Main Campus

Chow, Tzee Kiu E, Associate Professor, Geography, Ph.D., Univ of South Carolina Columbia

Cooper, Brian J, Senior Lecturer, Geography, Ph.D., Texas State University

Currit, Nathan Allen, Associate Professor, Geography, Ph.D., Penn State University Park

Devine, Jennifer Ann, Assistant Professor, Geography, Ph.D., Univ of California, Berkeley

Dixon, Richard W, Professor, Geography, Ph.D., Texas A&M University

Earl, Richard A, Professor, Geography, Ph.D., Arizona State University

Estaville, Lawrence E, Professor, Geography, Ph.D., Univ of Oklahoma Norman Campus

Giordano, Alberto, Chair - Professor, Geography, Ph.D., Syracuse University Main Campus

Hagelman, Ronald R, Associate Professor, Geography, Ph.D., Texas State University

Hiner, Colleen Crystal, Assistant Professor, Geography, Ph.D., Univ of California-Davis

Jensen, Jennifer, Associate Professor, Geography, Ph.D., University of Idaho

Jo, Injeong, Assistant Professor, Geography, Ph.D., Texas A&M University

Julian, Jason Paul, Associate Professor, Geography, Ph.D., Univ North Carolina atChapel Hill

Lu, Yongmei, Professor, Geography, Ph.D., State Univ of NY Coll at Buffalo

Meitzen, Kimberly Michelle, Assistant Professor, Geography, Ph.D., Univ of South Carolina Columbia

Muniz Solari, Osvaldo A, Professor, Geography, Ph.D., University of Tennessee

Petersen, James F, Professor, Geography, Ph.D., University of Utah

Sarmiento, Eric Ryan, Assistant Professor, Geography, Ph.D., Rutgers State Univ New Brunswick

Savelyev, Alexander, Assistant Professor, Geography, Ph.D., Penn State University Park

Tiefenbacher, John P, Professor, Geography, Ph.D., Rutgers State Univ New Brunswick

Weaver, Russell Christopher, Assistant Professor, Geography, Ph.D., State Univ of NY Coll at Buffalo

Yuan, Yihong, Assistant Professor, Geography, Ph.D., Univ of California-Santa Barbara

Zhan, F Benjamin, Professor, Geography, Ph.D., State Univ of NY Coll at Buffalo