Department of Geography

Evans Liberal Arts Building Room 139
T: 512.245.2170 F: 512.245.8353
http://www.geo.txstate.edu/

Mission

The Department of Geography’s mission is to provide its students with educational experiences of the highest quality and to conduct vital research that produces valuable publications. The department is committed to outstanding teaching and scholarly activities within the framework of academic freedom and diversity of ideas. The Department of Geography is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge and to serving our communities, from local to international.

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 high-quality educational experience and lead the discipline with innovative applied work. We will actively recruit top students nationwide and internationally for our research degree programs. In addition, we expect that significant faculty scholarship and grant activity will support our goal of becoming a top tier, nationally recognized Ph.D.-granting department.

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