CHRISTINA BEAL KENNEDY

 

EDUCATION

 

University of Arizona - Tucson                                                                         Ph.D.  1989 GEOGRAPHY

                (Environment and Behavior, Arid and Semi-arid Lands

                Concentration)

    Minor:  Renewable Natural Resources

 

University of Arizona - Tucson                                                                         M.A.   1985 GEOGRAPHY

                (Environment and Behavior, Landscape Management

                Concentration)

 

California State University - Sonoma                                                             1979  Geography

                Cartography, Map and Air Photo Interpretation

 

University of California - Berkeley                                                                  B.A.   1970 SOCIOLOGY

 

University of California - Davis                                                                       1967  Biological Science

 

 

Doctoral DissertationVegetation in Tucson: factors influencing residents' perceptions and preferences.

 Supervisors:  Thomas F. Saarinen

                          Ervin H. Zube

Master's ThesisThe effects of professional bias on perception and management of two wildernesses near Tucson,  Arizona.                                                                                 

Supervisor:   Thomas F. Saarinen

 

                                                                                               

PRIMARY RESEARCH/TEACHING INTERESTS

 

Landscape Studies, Land-use Change, Geography and Film, Resource Management, Southwestern landscapes and issues.

 

COURSES TAUGHT

 

Undergraduate: Freshman Colloquium, Cultural/Political Geography, Cultural Geography, U.S. Geography, Planning on Public Lands, Environmental Conservation ITV, Introduction to Environmental Studies, Resource Management, Water Resource Management, Senior Seminar - Environmental Studies, Field Course in Cultural Geography, Field Course on Urban Geography, Bay Region Field Course, The American Landscape, Map Reading and Interpretation, Principles of Cartography, Computer Cartography, Physical Geography - weather and climate.

 

Graduate Seminars: Geographic Thought and Methods, Rural Spatial Patterns, Environmental Perception, Arizona and the Southwest, Arid Lands, Man's Role in Changing the Face of the Earth,


 

AWARDS

Proposals/Projects:

ABOR $30,070 LCE:  Mediated Geographies:  Critical Pedagogy and Geography Education – Co PI with Chris

                Lukinbeal – ASU and John Paul Jones III – U of A.  2005

The Nature Conservancy $20,000 – Co-Principle Investigator with Jon Souder -- 1999

Awarded Funding ($8,000) for Organized Research Grant - NAU -- 1997-1998

 

Other:

Provost’s Travel Grant $800 for China Conference – Summer 2005

Dean’s Travel Grant $500 for China Conference – Summer 2005

Granted Sabbatical leave for Spring Semester 2002

Scholarship for $200 to attend the Great Teachers Summit – Kanab, Utah Feb 2000

Scholarship for $300 to attend the First Annual Worldfest-Flagstaff, Nov. 1998

Funding to attend The Inclusive University Conference - November 1991.

Funding for Specialized Training in GIS - California State University, Hayward,  1990.

Release Time - California State University, Hayward,  Fall 1990.

Graduate Student Travel Award - University of Arizona, Dept. of Geography, 1988.

Best Master's Thesis Award - AAG Environmental Perception Group,  1986.

Graduate Academic Scholarship - University of Arizona, 1985 - 1986.

Harriet M. Hauber Scholarship - University of California, Davis, 1965 - 1967

California State Scholarship -  State of California 1965 - 1968.

 

OCCUPATIONAL EXPERIENCE - Academic --

 

Department of Geography                  Professor

                and Public Planning                                             April 2004 to present

Department of Geography                  Associate Professor

                and Public Planning                                             August 1995 to April 2004

Department of Geography                  Assistant Professor

                California State University,                                September 1989 to July 1995

                Hayward                                                                               

PSW Forest and Range                       Cooperating University Scholar

                Experiment Station                                               April 1990 to June 1995

                  USFS                                                                    Research fire history - Nevada County, CA

                                                                                                Develop research on land-use change,

                                                                                                central Sierra Nevada, CA

PUBLICATIONS

 

Chapters and articles in Refereed Journals –

 

Kennedy, Christina; Kennedy, Tianna; Kennedy, Melisa. (submitted for publication). Science Fiction/Fantasy Films, Fairytales and Control: Landscape Stereotypes on a Wilderness to Utra-Urban 

              Continuum.  Chapter in Graehme Harper ed. Cinema and Landscape (Wayne University Press)

Kennedy, Christina 2004.  Living with Film: An Autobiographical Approach.  Submitted for review to Erdkunde. September 2004.   Accepted for publication as book chapter in upcoming book to be   

              published by Mainz University in 2006.            

Lew, Alan and Kennedy, Christina B.  2002.  Tourism and Culture Clash in Indian Country.  In Shaul Krakover and Yehuda Gradus eds.  Tourism in Frontier Areas  259-281.

Kennedy, Christina B.  2001.  “I Too of the Wild Hills”: Experience, Place, and Meaning.  APCG Yearbook  Volume 63:9-24)

Kennedy, Christina B.  2001.  Geography’s Contribution to Resource Management.  APCG Yearbook, Volume

     63:118-119.

Kennedy, Christina B. and Lew, Alan. 2000. Living on the Edge:  Defending American Indian Reservation Lands and Culture.  In Landscapes of Defense.  John R. Gold and George Revell eds., Addison  

              Wesley Longman Ltd

Kennedy, Christina B. and Lukinbeal, Christopher L.  1997.  Towards a Holistic Approach to Geographic Research on Film. Progress in Human Geography 21(1):33-50.

Kennedy, Christina B.  1994.  The Myth of Heroism:  Man and Desert in "Lawrence of Arabia".  In Power, Place, Situation, and Spectacle:  A Geography of Film.  Stuart Aitken and Leo Zonn eds.,    

              Rowman and Littlefield.   Savage, Maryland.

Lukinbeal, Christopher L. and Kennedy, Christina B.  1993. Dick Tracy Cityscapes.  Association of Pacific Coast Geographers Yearbook Vol 55:76-96.

Lukinbeal, Christopher L. and Kennedy, Christina B.  1993(1992).  Suburban Landscapes of the East Bay. The California Geography XXXII:77-93. 

Kennedy, Christina B. and Zube, Ervin H.  1991.  Attitudes TowardsVegetation in a Desert Urban Forest: Creating a Sense of Place.  Journal of Arboriculture 17(6):159-166. 

Zube, Ervin H. and Kennedy, Christina B.  1990.  Changing Images of the Arizona Territory.  In Place Images in Media: Portrayal, Experience,and Meaning.  Leo Zonn ed., Rowman and

              Littlefield.  Savage, Maryland.

Zube, Ervin H. and Kennedy, Christina B.  1990.  Urban Forests in the Desert?  Journal of Arboriculture  16(4):95-98.

Zube, Ervin H. and Kennedy, Christina B.  1990.  Residents' Views of Street Trees in a Desert City: Positive   Qualities and ProblemsSouthwest Horticulture 7(1):23.

Kennedy, Christina; Sell, James; and Zube, Ervin.  1988.  Landscape Aesthetics and Geography. Environmental Review 12(3):31-55.

Sell, James; Zube, Ervin; and Kennedy, Christina.  1988.  Perception of Land Use Change in a Desert City.  Journal of Architectural and Planning Research 5(2):145-162.

Karpiscak, Martin; Parton, Michael; and Kennedy, Christina.  1987.  Geographic Analysis of Retired Farmland.  Arizona Land and People 38(1):14.

Kennedy, Christina; Karpiscak, Martin; and Parton, Michael.  1986.  Geographic Analysis of Agricultural Land Retirement - Cochise County, Arizona.  In:  Proceedings of the Conference on Remote

              Sensing and Geographic Information Systems in Management. pp. 4-6.

 

Website

 

Kennedy et al. 2002. “Sonoran Desert” a prototype module for a "Deserts of the World" web resource http://alic.arid.arizona.edu/sonoran/about.html  Sections: Agriculture, Population, Physical (Animals, Plants, Geomorphology, Climate) and Photos.

 

Articles/Items in Newsletters and Refereed Journals

 

Kennedy. 2004.  APCG Distinguished Service Award. APCG Yearbook. Vol. 66. pg. 154

Plane, Kennedy, and Wilkinson. 2004. Resolutions of the 2003 APCG Meeting Portland, Oregon. APCG Yearbook. Vol. 66:156-160.

Kennedy, Tina.  2000.  Role Models? President’s Column.  Pacifica: The Association of Pacific Coast Geographers.  Spring 2000.

Kennedy, Tina. 1999.  Seeing, Sensing, and Sentience: A Geographer’s Tools. President’s Column.  Pacifica: The Association of Pacific Coast Geographers.  Fall 1999.

Kennedy, Tina.  1999.  Address from the ChairNewsletter, Environmental Perception and Behavioral Geography Specialty Group:  Association of American Geographers 18(1):1,3.

Kennedy, Tina.  1998.  How to Get to the 1998 Flagstaff APCG Meeting;  APCG 1998:  Call for Papers; Preliminary Schedule and Annual Registration FormsPacifica:  The Association of Pacific Coast

           Geographers,  Spring issue, pg. 3-5, & special inset.

Kennedy, Tina.  1998.  Report on the Sixty-First Annual Meeting, Flagstaff, ArizonaPacifica:  The Association of Pacific Coast Geographers, Fall Issue and in APCG Yearbook vol. 61, 1999.

Kennedy, Tina.  1998.  Resolutions of the 1997 APCG Meeting Spokane, WashingtonAssociation of Pacific Coast Geographers Yearbook  v. 60:196-197.

Kennedy, Tina and Hawley, Dawn.  1998.  APCG 1998:  Flagstaff, ArizonaPacifica: The Association of Pacific Coast Geographers,  Spring issue, pg. 3.

Kennedy, C.  and Hawley. D.  1997.  APCG Meets in Flagstaff in ‘98.  Pacifica: The Association of Pacific Coast Geographers.  Fall issue.pg. 3.

 

 

Book Reviews –

 

1999.      Review of three environmental science text books:  Miller, Living in the Environment 11th edition; Raven, Berg, and Johnson.  Environment 6th edition; and Nebel and Wright, Environmental Science, 2nd edition.  For Harcourtbrace Publishing.

1997.  A Place Called Grand Canyon:  Contested Geographies.  by Barbara Morehouse. Annals of the Association of American Geographers 87(2)391-393.

1994.  Urban Landscapes: International Perspectives by J. W. R. Whitehand and P. J. Larkham.  In The Professional Geographer 46(1):138.

1992.  San Miguel Island: Santa Barbara's Fourth  Island West by Lois J. Roberts.  In California History LXXI(2):278.

 

Reports –

 

Report on Student Evaluation of Short Course on Wildlife Habitat and Plant Management (Fall 2003)

Souder, Jon and Kennedy, Christina with Benson, Hilari and Wood, Lochen. 2000.  Effects of Political, Social, Economic and Land Use Changes on Biologically Sensitive Habitat in the Arizona-New

             Mexico Mountain Ecoregion. For The Nature Conservancy (84 pages).

Kennedy, Christina B.  1996.  What are some of the environmental impacts of tourism?” in The Devil’s Bargin:Bridging the Gap Between Economy and Environment, Background report for the 1997

             Colorado Plateau Forum Town Hall.

Kennedy, Christina B. and Pagenhart, Thomas H.  1994.  The Gold Country:  Then and Now.  AAG Annual   Meeting Guide to Field Excursions, San Francisco, California.  

Zube, Ervin; Kennedy, Christina; and Simcox, David.  1987.  Fort Bowie National Historic Site and Chiricahua National Monument Visitor Survey, Cooperative National Park Service Unit, Arizona.       

             Special Report NO.6.

 

Consultant –

 

Consultant for Panthera Press, Castro Valley, California.  Worked with author and editor in the development of a textbook U.S. Geography for reading impaired children...6th and 7th graders who read at 2nd grade level.  Also provided 45 photographs for use in the text.  Winter 1991.

 

Abstracts

See oral presentations.  Presentations marked with * resulted in an abstract published either in the organizations proceedings or in the associated journal.

 

Graphics –

 

Kalman, Bobbie and MacAulay, Kelly.  2005.  Desert Food Chains. Crabtree Publishing Company.  (1. Photo, pg. 29)

Mast, Veblen, and Hodgson.  1997, Tree invasion within a pine/grassland ecotone:  an approach with historic aerial photography and GIS modeling Forest Ecology and Management  93(1997)

            (1 map on pg. 192)

CSUH Pronunciation Project.  1991.  Afghanistan, China, Thailand, Philippines. (4 maps).

Sets of graphics in 11 publications prior to 1989.

 

PROFESSIONAL CONTRIBUTIONS

Oral Presentations or Posters given at Conferences and Meetings -- (* published abstract)

Cultural Tourism in the American SouthwestAPCG Annual Conference.Phoenix, AZ. October 2005.

 

“Indian Detours”, Imaging the Minority: Portrayal and Promotional Literature of the Southwest. International

Border Tourism and Community Development Conference, Xishuangbanna, China. July 6-9, 2005

“Hey Piglet!” On being a Ranger Naturalist in Yosemite 1970-1971. California Geographical Society Annual Meeting. Yosemite Valley, California. April 2005.

 

Oral Presentations at Conferences and Meetings -- (* published abstract)

*Cowboys, War, and Aliens: An Autobiographical Approach to Humanistic Film Geography. Invited speaker for ASU Geography Department Colloquium, Mar. 11 2005.

 

*Film, Identity and Place. Association of Pacific Coast Geographers Annual Meeting. San Luis Obispo. Sept. 2004.

 

Living with Cinema: An Autobiographical Approach to the “Reel” Invited Speaker at International Symposium “The Geography of Cinema – a cinematic World”. Geographiches Institut, Johannes Gutenberg – Universitat Mainz, Germany, June 2004.

 

*Desert Death and Life: The Role of Landscape in Southwest Literature. Association of Pacific Coast Geographers Annual Meeting. Portland Oregon. Sept. 2003.

 

Guatemala: Impressions of a Developing Nation. Arizona-Nevada Academy of  Science. Flagstaff, AZ April 2002.

 

Place in Geography: Experience, Meaning, and Responsibility.  Invited Guest Speaker at Southern Connecticut University.  Nov. 2002.

 

The Sonoran Desert Project.  Poster. Assessing Capabilities of Soil and Water Resources in Drylands: The Role of Information Retrieval and Dissemination Technologies. Conference sponsored by the International Arid Lands Consortium.  Tucson, AZ. Oct. 2002.

 

Resolutions of the 2002 meeting of the APCG in San Bernadino.  Association of Pacific Coast Geographers annual conference at San Bernadino, CA. Oct. 2002.

 

* Creation of  “Yet Another Web Page for the Sonoran Desert?”  Poster.  Association of Pacific Coast Geographers annual conference at San Bernadino, CA. Oct. 2002.

 

*Kennedy, Christina; Kennedy, Mélisa; Kennedy, Tiànna.  From Wilderness to City: Vilification, Idealization, and Parody.  Association of Pacific Coast Geographers annual conference at Santa Barbara, CA Sept 2001.

 

*Will There Still Be Cattle? Ranching in the Arizona-New Mexico Mountains Ecoregion. At the Association of American Geographers conference in New York, NY.  February 2001. (abstract on CD disk)

 

 “I Too of the Wild Hills”: Experience, Place, and Meaning.  Presidential address at the annual conference of the Association of Pacific Coast Geographers in Arcata, California September 2000.

 

Master of Ceremonies for Presidential Banquet. Association of Pacific Coast Geographers annual conference at Reno, Nevada. September 1999.

 

*  Wood, Lochen and Kennedy, Christina.  Contested Land Use Changes and Biologically Sensitive Habitat in the Arizona-New Mexico Mountain Ecoregion.  At annual meeting of the Association of Pacific Coast Geographers in Reno, Nevada. September 1999.

 

*Kennedy, Christina and Lew, Alan.  Signs, Management, and Lawsuits:  Defending Native American Culture, Reservation Land, and Sacred Space.  At forty third annual meeting of the Arizona-Nevada Academy of Science in Flagstaff, Arizona. April, 1999.

 

Oral Presentations at Conferences and Meetings (* published abstract)

 

* Kennedy, Christina and Lew, Alan.  Native American Land, Resistance, and Identity. At the Association of American Geographers annual conference in Honolulu, Hawaii March, 1999.

 

Welcoming Remarks at opening of 1998 Association of Pacific Coast Geographers annual conference at Flagstaff, Arizona. October.

 

*Nature, Technology, and Rootedness:   Contemporary Reservation Landscape Images in Film.  at the Association of American Geographers conference in Boston, Mass. March 1998. (abstract on CD disk)

 

*Hollywood versus Radical Cinema:  Native American Reservation Place Images.  at the Association of Pacific Coast Geographers annual meeting in Spokane, WA, September 1997

 

*Urban vs. Rural Landscapes in Magazine Advertising:  An Historical Perspective.  at the Association of Pacific Coast Geographers annual meeting in Sacramento, CA, June 1996.

 

*Sold!  By the Western Landscape: Or, Selling the Western Landscape?  at the Association of American Geographers conference in Charlotte, NC, April 1996.

 

A Comparison of San Francisco's and Oakland's Chinatowns.  at California Geographical Society conference in Fresno, CA, May 1995.

 

*The Ideal Home: Utopia or Where Our Resources are Going?  at the Association of American Geographers conference in Chicago, IL, March 1995.

 

Development, Environmental Concerns and Constraints:  Mono County, California.  Invited speaker at Western Regional Science Association Meeting, Tucson, AZ, February 1994.

 

Paired Photography of Small Towns in the Sierra Nevada.  Invited speaker at California Studies Conference -- "Bright Lights, Mean Streets:  California as City", Oakland, February 1994.

 

Reflections on the Central Sierra.  Invited speaker at the Society of Women Geographers (Western Chapter) January 1994 meeting.

 

The Garden of Eden to Techno-urb:  Suburbanization in Southern Alameda County.  Invited guest speaker at Conference of California Historical Societies: Northern Symposium in Fremont-Newark, California, October 1993.

 

The Collision of Urban Society and Wildlands in the Eastern Sierra;  Environmental Regulations and Constraints.  Invited speaker at a Forest Service Seminar Series on Local Issues in Biodiversity and Ecosystem Management in Lee Vining, California, June 1993.

 

*Cities of Gold, Cities of Wood:  Sense of Place or Mythical Past in Grass Valley and Nevada City at the Association of American Geographers Conference in Atlanta, Georgia, April 1993

 

*BART: Window on the Bay Area at the Association of American Geographers Conference in San Diego, California.  April 1992.

 

Panel Member for Panel on Women in Geography; Growth, Change, and Challenge at California Geographical Society's annual meeting in San Luis Obispo, May 1992.

 

*Conflict Over Eastern Sierra Nevada Landscapes at the Association of Pacific Coast Geographers Conference in Tucson, Ariz.  September 1991.

 

The Road to San Antonio Valley:  Mt. Hamilton and Beyond at the California Geographical Society Annual Meeting in Porterville, Calif.  May 1991.

 

Fire Management in the Sierra.  Invited guest speaker at Sonoma State University's Geographical Society's Colloquium.  May 1991.

 

*Endangered Central Sierran Landscapes at the Association of American Geographers Conference, Miami, Florida.  April 1991.

 

Changing Landuse in the Sierra at the California History Seminar at the University of California, Berkeley.  February 1991.

 

Visual Evidence of Landuse Change in the Central Sierra at joint meeting of California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection and the U.S. Forest Service - Central Sierra Project, Sacramento, California.  September 1990.

 

Urban Vegetation and Human Psychological Well-Being for the East Bay International Studies Center, Hayward, California.  June 1990.

 

A Phenomenological Experience of Landscape in the Eastern High Sierra:  Twenty Lake Basin at the California Geographical Society annual meeting, Los Angeles, California.  May 1990.

 

*The Desert in "Lawrence of Arabia":  Backdrop or Actor?  at the Association of American Geographers Conference, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.  April 1990.

 

Effect of Vegetation on Human Perception and Psychological Well-Being.  Invited speaker at the Desert Turfgrass and Landscape Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada.  December 1989.

 

*Vegetation in Tucson:  Factors Influencing Residents' Perceptions and Preferences at the Association of American Geographers Conference, Baltimore, Maryland.  March 1989.

 

Tucson:  A Forest in the Desert? at the Association of American Geographers Conference, Phoenix, Arizona.  April 1988.

 

*Conflicting Images of the Southwest at the Association of American Geographers Conference, Portland, Oregon.  May 1987.

 

Geographic Analysis of Agricultural Land Retirement - Cochise County, Arizona at the Conference on Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems in Management, Tucson, Arizona.  November 1986.

 

*The Effects of Professional Bias on Perception and Management of Wilderness Areas at the Association of American Geographers Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota.  April 1986.

 

Professional Bias and Wilderness Management at the Arizona Nevada Academy of Sciences Conference, Phoenix, Arizona.  March 1986.

 

  

Field Trips

 

Landscape and the Grand Canyon.  One day field trip for the Association of Pacific Coast Geographers Conference, Flagstaff, AZ.  October 1998.

 

The Gold Country; Then and Now.  Two day field trip for Association of American Geographers Conference, San Francisco, CA.  April 1994

 

Discussant/Chair –

 

Chair paper session on Mediated Places at the Association of Pacific Coast Geographers Meeting in Phoenix, AZ, Oct. 2005.

 

Group facilitator and recorder. Workshop on possibilities for building an international, collaborative drylands clearinghouse and web-based information system.  At Assessing Capabilities of Soil and Water Resources in Drylands: The Role of Information Retrieval and Dissemination Technologies. Conference sponsored by the International Arid Lands Consortium.  Tucson, AZ. Oct. 2002.

 

Chair paper session on Land Use Change at the Association of American Geographers Meeting in New York City, NY, February 2001.

 

Chair paper session on Historical and Cultural Geographies of the American West at the Association of Pacific Coast Geographers Meeting in Reno, Nevada, October 1999.

 

Chair paper session on Visual Representations and Identity at the Association of American Geographers Meeting in Boston, Mass., March 1998.

 

Chair paper session on Cultural Geography at the Association of Pacific Coast Geographers Meeting in Sacramento, CA, June 1996.

 

Chair paper session on Images and Values in Western North America at Association of American Geographers Meeting in Charlotte, North Carolina, April 1996.

 

Chair paper session at California Geographical Society Meeting in Fresno, CA, May 1995.

 

Chair session on "Water and Energy:  Issues of Supply and Demand" at Western Regional Science Association, Tucson, AZ, February 1994.

 

Chair paper session at California Geographical Society Meeting in Redding, California, May 1993.

 

Discussant for paper, presented by Dennis L. Soden from the University of Nevada, entitled "Citizen Perceptions of Risk Related to Storage and Disposal of High-Level Nuclear Waste in Nevada: Political Unity or Division?" at the annual meeting of the Western Regional Science, South Lake Tahoe, Nevada, February 1992.

 

Discussant for paper presented by Dr. Y.H. Fann of the National Taiwan University entitled "Study of Environmental Impact Evaluation in Taiwan" at the annual meeting of the Western Regional Science Association in Monterey, California, Feb. 1991.

 

Paper Session Organizer and Chair, Association of American Geographers Conference, Phoenix, Arizona 1988.

 

Original Maps Developed through Research

 

Fire History of the Tahoe National Forest.  1992.  Five maps depicting fire location and size by decades 1900-1980.  For USDA Southwest Forest and Range Research Station.

 

Judge

 

Judge at State Geography Bee. Cosumnes Jr. College, Sacramento, April 1995.

Judge at State Geography Bee. Cosumnes Jr. College, Sacramento, April 1994.

Judge of student papers at Calif. Geographical Society annual meeting

                Pamona, Ca. April 1994.

 

SERVICE

National and Regional --

Assistant Editor of Tourism Geographies (2003-2005)

Coordinated peer review of three journal papers for Tourism Geographies (2004-2005)

Reviewed journal paper for Children’s Geographies (Summer 05)

Coordinated peer review of four journal papers for Tourism Geographies (2003-2004)

Auditor for Association of Pacific Coast Geographers Finances (2004)

Presented Distinguished Service Award at APCG meeting in Portland (2003)

Resolutions Committee for Association of Pacific Coast Geographers (2003)

Chair of Resolutions Committee for Association of Pacific Coast Geographers (2002)

Past President and Executive Council Member of Association of Pacific Coast Geographers (2000-2001)

President of Association of Pacific Coast Geographers (1999-2000)

Editorial Board The Professional Geographer (1997-2000)

Vice President Association of Pacific Coast Geographers (1998-1999)

Chair, Environment and Behavior Specialty Group, AAG (1998-1999)

Editorial Board Association of Pacific Coast Geographers Yearbook (1997-1999)

Co-chair of Association of Pacific Coast Geographers Local Arrangements Committee for 1998

meeting in Flagstaff

Resolution Committee for Association of Pacific Coast Geographers -- read resolutions -- Spokane 1997

Vice Chair, Environment and Behavior Specialty Group, AAG (1997-1998)

California Geographic Society Board Member (1993-1995).

Association of American Geographers Local Arrangements Committee (1993-94).

Secretary of Environmental Perception and Behavioral Geography Specialty Group in the Association of

                American Geographers (1991-1992).

Member of Selection Committee for Best Master's Thesis for the Association of American Geographers

                Environmental Perception Specialty Group, 1991

Member of Selection Committee for Best Master's Thesis for the Association of American Geographers

                Environmental Perception Specialty Group, 1989.

Program Committee Member for 1988 Association of American Geographers Conference.

 

University

Master of Liberal Studies Admission Committee (2001)

Dean’s Search Committee (Fall 2000 and Spring 2001)

Faculty Senate (Spring 2000)

Leader of discussion on The Bean Trees for incoming freshman (Orientation Aug. 1999)

Member of “Readings Committee” for Freshman Colloquium (1999)

Participated in organization of Freshman Colloquium (Spring 1999)

The Commission on Ethnic Diversity (invited participant)  (1995-1996)

Graduate Coordination Committee  (1994-1995

Sub-Committee on Cooperation between Committee on Academic Planning and Resources and Committee on               Instruction and Curriculum (1995).

Committee on Academic Planning and Resources (1994-1995).

Committee on Research (1993-1994).

Outstanding Professor Award Committee (subcommittee of Faculty Affairs Committee) (Fall 1993).

Transportation Committee (1992-1993).

Sub-Committee on Alternative Transportation (1993).

Pronunciation Project Committee (1991).

 

School –

SBS College Promotion and Tenure Committee – rewrote P&T criteria.

SBS Student Opinion Survey Committee

Facilitator for Student Evaluation of Short Course on Wildlife Habitat and Plant Management (Fall 2003)

Facilitator for Student Evaluation of Short Course on Wildlife Habitat and Plant Management (Fall 2001)

Committee on Latin American Exchange Program (2000-2001)

Promotion and Tenure Committee (1997-2000)

ALSS Multicultural Council (1990-1991).

ALSS Professional Research Award Committee (May 1991.

 

Department –

Chair Faculty Status Committee (2004-2005)

Co-Chair Committee on Graduate Admissions (1997-2005)

Chair Scholarship Committee (1998-2005)

Arizona Curriculum Articulation (Spring 2005)

FSC Committee (2002-2004

Associate Chair (2003-2004)

Acting Chair (Aug. 2003-2004)

Chaired AZ Geographers Meeting and Articulation Meeting at Grand Canyon, AZ in Oct 2003

Articulation Task Force 2003

Presented Poster for Geography Awareness Week. Nov 2002.

Acting Chair (Sept 2002)

Advisor for Graduate Association of Geographers (1998-2001)

COFS Committee (1998-2001)

Chaired AZ Geographers Meeting at Morenci, AZ in Oct 2000

Articulation Task Force  (Fall 2000)

Department Representative and Chair of Arizona Geographers Meeting, Morenci, AZ (Fall 2000)

Committee to Formulate Job Advertisement (Fall 2000)

Represented Dept. for Chair at AZ Geographers Meeting, Bisbee, Oct.1999

Committee for evaluating Geography Curriculum (1998-1999)

Search Committee (1998)

Chair COFS Committee (1997-1998)

Initiated Department Grad Student Newsletter, Fall 1997

Arrangement person for AZ Geographers Meeting, Grand Canyon, Oct. 1997

Department Representative to Association of Pacific Coast Geographers Meeting, Spokane WA, Sept. 1997

Department Representative to AZ Geographers Meeting, Heber AZ, Oct. 1996

Strategic Planning Committee (Spring 1996)

Committee to Review COFS document (Spring 1996)

Library Representative (Fall 1995 to1998)

Committee to Develop New Student Evaluation Form (Fall 1995)

Selection Committee for New Faculty Member (1995)

Graduate Advisor - California State University, Hayward (1992-1995).

Advisor for GES (Geography and Environmental Studies Club) (1992-1995)

Advisor for SEA (Students for Environmental Action) (1993-1994)

Advisor for GTU (Gamma Theta Upsilon) (1992-)

Advisor for Geography Club (1991-1992)

Advisor for Green Party - California State University, Hayward (1991-1993).

 

Native American Outreach

Attended Third Annual Arizona Tribal Economic Summit:  Indian Businesses:  Making their Mark in Time,     at Crown Plaza Hotel in Phoenix, Dec. 1996.

Land Use Planning meeting with Members of the Navajo Nation.  Dec. 1996.

Attended College Fair at Holbrook High School.  Developed and Constructed a display board explaining what              Geography and Planning are and suggesting possible job opportunities in the fields., Nov. 1996

Cooperated with Dr. Trosper in writing section on our department for a grant proposal for Mentors for USDA               Multi-Cultural Scholarships. Oct. 1996

Attended Arizona Native American Economic Coalition meeting in Phoenix, Sept 1996

Helped facilitate Citizen Participation Techniques Workshop for Comprehensive Land Use Planning at the Forest        Lake Chapter of the Navajo Nation (Wrote report on my section of the meeting). July 1996

Went with Drs. Lew and Van Otten to the Forest Lake Chapter for Land Use Planning discussion. April 1996

 

External/Community --

Habitat for Humanity, Family Partnership Committee. (2001-2002)

Volunteer at Flagstaff Family Food Center (Spring 1996).

Display of Photographs/Paintings in the window of The Book Shop, Hayward (October 1994).

Talk/slide presentation on history of Grass Valley and Nevada City to Methodist's Women's Quilting Group of Grass Valley (August 1993).

Project to inventory and map tenants and buildings in downtown Hayward (Jan. 1993).

Talked to 8th Grade "Future Problem Solving" class about rural and urban landuse at Cross Middle School,   Tucson, Arizona (March 1992).

Bibliographic search for articles and books on geography and natural history of the Sierra Nevada range for Gregg Greenwood of the Calif. Division of Forestry (Nov. 1991).

Interviews: "San Jose Mercury News", "Pioneer", and Monitor Radio re: Oakland/Berkeley fires (Oct. 1991).

External/Community --

Volunteered at the Salvation Army Shelter in Oakland to help feed fire-fighters for Oakland/Berkeley fires       (Oct. 1991).

Reviewed, for the National Science Foundation, Roger Kasperson's proposal for a world mapping project to map critical environmental situations and regions (April 1991).

 Letter of protest to the Grass Valley Planning Commission re: proposed development  of woodland without adequate investigation of possible environmental consequences (Sept. 1990).

 

 

MASTERS STUDENTS:

Committee Chair

(Students who have graduated)

Hillary Benson Varnadore.  May 2005.  Place and Community Identity: Resilience and Planning in the Arizona-New Mexico Mountain Region.

 

John Cornell. February 2005. Attitudes toward Urban Wildlife in Flagstaff, Arizona.

 

Lochen Wood.  June 2004. Attitudes toward ranching viability on U.S. Forest Service allotments: Ranchers’ perspectives.

 

Ellen Soles. July, 2003. Where the River Meets the Ditch 20th Century Change of the Gila River and Its Use in the Cliff/Gila Valley, New Mexico. (co-chair)

 

Max Partl. July 2000.  Changing Perceptions, Attitudes, and Expectations of International Exchange Students at Northern Arizona University.

 

Valverde, Elvin.  March 1997.  Influence of Open Space on Home Ownership Tenure in Central Contra Costa County. (CSUH)

 

Christopher Lukinbeal. March 1995.  Geography in Film, Geography of Film (Earned Ph.D. at San Diego State University and is a professor at ASU)

 

Tazeen Murtaza. November 1994.  Rural Women in Pakistan: A Profile of Poverty

 

Scott Smiley.  July, 1994.  Making Sense out of Chaos:  Landscape Order in Two California Wilderness Areas (Earned Ph.D. at Louisiana State University and is a consultant in Portland, OR)

 

Susan Malusa.  December 1992.  Fire Management and Landscape Change:  The Donner Ridge Fire, Tahoe National Forest.

 

Sian Siler. June 1990.  Comparative Transformation Methods for Geographical Data From NAD 27 to NAD 83.

 

(Students who have not graduated)

Nicole Antonopoulos. Attitudes toward Wind Energy

Monica Farmer: The Southwest in Children’s Literature

Chris Donnemeyer – surrogate chair in Sam’s absence – Physical Factors affecting Saguaro Cactus Reproduction.

Claire Weston. Change Confronts Tradition: Maintaining Community Identity in Escalante, Utah.

Jocelyn Hunter.  Understanding Native American Full-time Employment Experiences at NAU

 

Committee Member:

Olivia Markham

Grant Broehdel

Jill Manion

Emily Waddy