TitleProfessor Emeritus of Geography
Office BuildingWecota Hall
Mailing AddressWecota Hall 211
Brookings, SD 57007
EducationPh.D. in Geography, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota. 1987.
M.A. in Geography, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri. 1975.
B.S. in Secondary Education, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri. 1973.
Awards and HonorsRonald F. Abler Distinguished Services Honors. American Association of Geographers.
John Fraser Hart Award for Research Excellence. Rural Geography specialty group of the American Association of Geographers.
Excellence in Graduate Student Mentoring. South Dakota State University
Professional MembershipsAmerican Association of Geographers
American Association for the Advancement of Science
American Geographical Society
American Geosciences Institute
American Society for Environmental History
American Institute of Biological Sciences
Work ExperienceProfessor. Department of Geography, South Dakota State University, Brookings, South Dakota. 1998-present.
Visiting Scientist. U.S. Geological Survey Center for Earth Resources Observation System (EROS). Sioux Falls, South Dakota. 1999-2011.
Associate Professor. Department of Geography, South Dakota State University, Brookings, South Dakota. 1992-1998.
Assistant Professor. Department of Geography and Planning, Southwest Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas. 1987-1992.