B.S. (1969), M.A. (1972), Ph.D.
(1974) University of Kentucky
College of Arts and Sciences, Kansas State University
Department of Geography, Kansas State University,
of American Geographers Outstanding Teacher-Scholar, 1995-2000
*National Council for Geographic Education Distinguished Teaching Achievement Award, 1991
*William L. Stamey Teaching Award, Kansas State University, 1989
*Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award, Kansas State University, 1988
*Supervised 29 graduate students, Served as committee member for 78 other M.A. and Ph.D. students
*John Fraser Hart Award for Research Excellence, Contemporary
Agriculture and Rural Land Use Specialty
Group, Association of American Geographers, 2001
*Kansas State University Presidential Lecturer, 1992-96
*Kansas Academy of Sciences Distinguished Lecturer, 1991-92
*Mid-America State Universities Association (MASUA) Honors Research Lectureship, 1988-89
*National Council for Geographic Education, 1987 Journal of Geography Award for Best Content Article
- Rural Activities Council Advisory Board, Kansas Center for Rural Initiatives
Leadership Council, Graduate Council, Social Sciences Sub-committee (Chaired
1989-90), Faculty Grievance Board, Faculty Senate.
- Dean's Advisory Committee, College Core Group, College Committee on Planning.
- President of the Association of American Geographers Population Specialty
Group, National Council for Geographic Education Teaching Awards Task Force,
National Council for Geographic Education Journal of Geography Awards Task
Human Dimensions of Global Change in Southwestern Kansas
Population Change and Regional Development in the Great Plains and Appalachia
High Plains Groundwater Depletion Issues
Return Migration, Internal Migration
“The Drivers of Greenhouse Gas
Emissions: What Do We Learn from Local Case Studies?” Local Environment,
Vol. 3, No. 3 (1998), (Co-authored with David R. Angel, Sam Attoh, David Kromm,
Jennifer Dehart, and Rachel Slocum).
Trends in the Kansas Ogallala Region and the Internal Colonial Dependency
Model," Rural Sociology, Vol. 3, No. 3 (1998), pp. 263-277.
"Changing Patterns of Irrigation
in the American High Plains," Arid Ecosystems, (Vol. 2, No. 4,
December 1996), (Co-authored with David E. Kromm).
"Appropriation and Water Rights
Issues in the High Plains Ogallala Region", The Social Science Journal,
Vol. 33, No. 4 (1996), pp. 437-450. (Co-authored
with David E. Kromm).
"Local Groundwater Management
Effectiveness in the Colorado and Kansas Ogallala Region", Natural
Resources Journal, Vol. 35 (Spring, 1995), pp. 275-307 (Co-authored with
David E. Kromm).
in Global Change in Local Places: Estimating, Understanding, and Reducing
Greenhouse Gases, Cambridge University Press, Ronald Abler, Robert Kates,
and Thomas Wilbanks, editors.
“Southwest Kansas: Local Emissions and Non-local Determinants”, (Co-authored with Douglas Goodin, Lisa M.B. Harrington, John A. Harrington Jr., and David E. Kromm) (forthcoming 2002).
Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Learning from Analogs”, (Co-authored with Gregory
Knight and 7 others) (forthcoming 2002).
"Explaining Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Local Places", (Co-authored with David Angel, Samuel Attoh, Jennifer DeHart and David Kromm) (forthcoming 2002).
Change in the American Ogallala High Plains” in Developing Sustainable
Rural Systems, (eds. K. Kim, I. Bower, and C. Bryant), (Pusan, Korea: PNU
Press 2001), pp. 67-74, (with David E. Kromm).
"Who Should Manage the High Plains
Aquifer? The Irrigators'
Perspective," Water Resources Bulletin, Vol. 31, No. 4, (August,
1995), pp. 715-727, (Co-authored with David E. Kromm).
Oases: Water Use, Population Redistribution, and Policy Implications in the High
Plains of Western Kansas, 1980-1990", Annals of the Association of American Geographers, Vol.
84, No. 1, (1994), pp. 29-45.
Exploitation in the High Plains, (Lawrence: University Press of Kansas,
1992) (Co-authored with Davide E. Kromm).
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