VITAE for Dr. Miriam Helen Hill

Office Address: 205 Martin Hall, Physical and Earth Sciences, Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, AL 36265
E-mail: mhill@jsu.edu
Homepage: http://www.jsu.edu/depart/geography/mhill/index.html

Relevant Experience:

Education
Ph.D. Geography Department, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, May 1986
M.S. Criminal Justice, Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, Alabama, May 1, 2015
M.S. Emergency Management, Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, Alabama, August 2008
Graduate Certificate in Emergency Management, Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, Alabama, December 2007
M.S. Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana, August 1975--Major: Earth Science, Minor: Spanish
B.A. Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana, August 1974--Major: Earth Science, Minors: Spanish and German
Technical Certificate in Microcomputers, IVY Tech State College, Sellersburg, Indiana, May 1997

Work toward the Master of Arts, Computer Resources and Information Management and also Marketing majors, Webster University, Jeffersonville, Indiana campus--spring 1994

Teaching Experience
Professor--Department of Physical and Earth Sciences, Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, Alabama--fall 2000--present (Visiting Assistant Professor, 2000-2001; Associate Professor 2001-2007).
Visiting Assistant Professor--Department of Geography, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama-1997-1998; rehired 1998-1999; rehired 1999-2000, Department of Geology and Geography
Assistant Professor--Department of Geography, Frostburg State University, Frostburg, Maryland--fall 1995-spring 1996
Visiting Assistant Professor--Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of West Florida, Pensacola, FL, fall 1994-spring 1995
Assistant Professor--Department of Geography and Regional Planning, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, Pennsylvania--fall semester 1993
Assistant Professor--Geography and Geology--Division of Natural Sciences, Indiana University Southeast, 4201 Grant Line Road, New Albany, Indiana--August 20, 1984--May 10, 1993 (promoted from Lecturer in January 1986)
Assistant Professor--Department of Geography-Geology, Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois--August 1981-May 1984
Teaching Fellow--Geography Department, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio--September 1978-June 1979 and August 1979-May 1980
Instructor--Geography Department, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, North Carolina--August 1, 1975-July 31, 1978
Instructor of Geography--Piedmont Technical Institute, Roxboro, North Carolina for University of North Carolina at Greensboro--June-August 1976
Graduate Assistant--Department of Geography-Geology, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana--August 1974-May 1975 and May 1975-August 1975
Student Teacher--Earth Science and Spanish, junior high and senior high, Indiana State University Laboratory School, Terre Haute, Indiana--March 11-May 7, 1974
Academic Tutor--(many areas) Academic Enrichment and Learning Skills Center, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana--1973-1974
Reader for the Blind--Spanish and German, Indiana State University--1972-1974

Other Professional Experience
Co-Op--United States Geological Survey, Water Resources Division, Kentucky District, 2301 Bradley Avenue, Louisville, Kentucky 40217, using ARC/INFO and writing macros
University Fellow--Geography Department, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio--August 1980-May 1981
Summer Doctoral Fellow--Geography Department, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio--1978, 1979, and 1980

Courses Taught
Physical Geography I:Atmospheric Patterns and Processes (lecture and laboratory), Physical Geography II: Landscape Patterns and Processes (laboratory); Physical Geography; Physical Systems of the Environment (with and without laboratory); Earth Science (with and without laboratory); Earth Science: Geologic Aspects; Introduction to Earth Science; Concepts in Earth Science; Weather; World Geography (Cultural); Introduction to Human Geography; Human Geography; Concepts in Cultural Geography; World Regional Geography; Physical Geology; Earth Science: Materials and Processes; Physical Geology laboratory; Cartography: Map Design; Cartography; Introduction to Geographic Information Systems; Geographic Information Systems; Advanced Geographic Information Systems; GIS Processing and Theory; GIS Accessory Tools; GIS Programming and Customization; Web Mapping: Construction and Design; GIS Problems and Applications; Spatial Processes and Patterns; Remote Sensing; Air Photo Interpretation and Remote Sensing; Introduction to Spatial Analysis; Spatial Data Collection and Management; Analyzing Spatial Networks, Site Location Analysis; Organization and Management of Spatial Systems; Spatial Layout and Display; Advanced Topics in Spatial Analysis: Modeling and Customization; Directed Research; Criminal Justice Senior Seminar II: Crime Mapping, Culture, and Location: Introduction to Geography; Environmental Conservation; Geography of North America; Historical Geology; Earth Science: Evolution of the Earth; Geography of the Non-Western World; Advanced Physical Geography; Senior Seminar (Geographic Thought); Selected Issues in Environmental Conservation; Undergraduate Readings and Research in Geography; Map Reading; Basic Mapping; Seminar in Regional Geography: Summer Geography Institute, 1991, 1992; Urban Physical Environments; Honors Earth Science; Project Ahead: Rocks and Minerals [grades 4-6]; Research in Geography (G840); Society, Culture and the Environment; Land Use, Values, Perception, and Management; Climatology; Research Methods; Field Methods; Colloquium; Geography Laboratory Practicum.

Courses Assisted
Air Photo and Map Interpretation; Physical Geology; Physiography of the United States; Historical Geology; Weather and Climate; Rocks and Minerals; Geoscience; Workshop in Elementary Social Studies: Summer Geography Institute, 1991, 1992; Workshop in Secondary Social Studies: Summer Geography Institute, 1991, 1992

Areas of Expertise
Research Interests
Publications
Lab Manual for Petersen, Sack.and Gabler's Physical Geography Tenth Edition, Belmont, CA: Brooks/Cole, 2012. (Includes maps, graphs, and illustrations.) ISBN 978-1111572266.
Instructor's Manual for the Lab Manual for Petersen, Sack, and Gabler's Fundamentals of Physical Geography, Belmont, CA: Brooks/Cole Cengage Learning, http://www.cengage.com/cgi-wadsworth/course_products_wp.pl?fid=M20bI&product_isbn_issn=9780538734639
Lab Manual for Petersen, Sack, and Gabler's Fundamentals of Physical Geography, Belmont, CA: Brooks/Cole, 2012. (Includes maps, graphs, and illustrations. Also, instructor's manual for on-line access from publisher's website.) ISBN 978-1-111-58008-7
"A Lesson Plan for Teaching the Scientific Method," The Hoosier Science Teacher, XXXV 5 Spring 2010, 68-75.
"Map Projections" Encyclopedia of Geography, edited by Barney Warf, Sage Publication, 2010. (This includes seven maps.)
"Lapse Rate" Encyclopedia of Geography, edited by Barney Warf, Sage Publication, 2010. (This includes eight illustrations and graphs.)
"Isopleth Maps" Encyclopedia of Geography, edited by Barney Warf, Sage Publication, 2010. (This includes one map.)
Lab Manual for Robert E. Gabler, James F. Petersen, L. Michael Trapasso, and Dorothy Sack's Physical Geography 9th ed., Belmont, CA: Brooks/Cole, 2009. ISBN 978-0-495-56515-4 (Includes maps, graphs, and illustrations. Also, instructor's manual for on-line access from publisher's website.)
Calhoun County Map, with Kohute, Jacob; Griffin, Dustin; KC, Nishant; Anniston, AL: Chamber of Commerce, 2008.
"Mapping Nutrient Loading in Watersheds" with Dr. Bryan Burgess, TNGIC TODAY: Quarterly Newsletter of the Tennessee Geographic Information Council, Inc. Winter 2008, p. 9-11.
Laboratory Manual for Essentials of Physical Geography by Robert E. Gabler, James F. Peterson, and L. Michael Trepasso 8th ed., Belmont, CA: Thomson-Brooks/Cole, 2007 (2006) ISBN 0495011916
Instructor's Manual for "Laboratory Manual for Essentials of Physical Geography by Robert E. Gabler, James F. Peterson, and L. Michael Trepasso" 8th ed., Belmont, CA: Thomson-Brooks/Cole, 2007 ISBN 0495011916
"Maps as Illustration: Pointing the Way in the Liberal Arts and Sciences" Journal for the Liberal Arts and Sciences, 9 (4): 4-7.
"Thank You, Teach" Journal for the Liberal Arts and Sciences 9 (3): 60
"What is Life?" Journal for the Liberal Arts and Sciences 9 (3): 60
"In the Face of Adversity" Journal for the Liberal Arts and Sciences 9 (3): 61.
"On Matriculation" Journal for the Liberal Arts and Sciences 8 (4): 46
"Lonesome and Scared" Journal for the Liberal Arts and Sciences 8 (4): 46. Published without the title and individual identification.
"A Phenomenology Through Vicarious Experience" Journal for the Liberal Arts and Sciences 8 (4): 47
Calhoun County Map, with Kohute, Jacob; Griffin, Dustin; KC, Nishant; Anniston, AL: Chamber of Commerce, 2006.
"Know Your Geography," and later renamed "Geography for Everyone," Barnes and Noble University Premier Offering through Element K at www.barnesandnobleuniversity.com. First written in 2003 and revised in 2005.
Destroying the Art of Cartography: Teaching Illustrations Using ArcView. Educational Resources Information Center, www.eric.ed.gov Accession Number (ERIC) ED479176 Clearinghouse Number SO035104
"Regions and Rivers" and "Counties and Major Cities", illustrations for Harvey H. Jackson, III's book Inside Alabama: A Personal History of My State, Tuscaloosa, AL: University of Alabama Press, 2004, pg. iii and pg. 0 "Playing to Learn: WorldWise," Perspective, 30 (#6, August 2002): 14.
"Playing to Learn: WorldWise" Perspective 30 (6): 14.
"Playing to Learn: Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego?, Rand McNally Vacation Destination, Pollution Solution," Perspective 21 (4): 14.
"Playing to Learn: Electronic Passport, Crosscountry USA, Oh Wilderness," Perspective 21 (#3): 16.
"My Story: My Travel Experiences in Transitional Russia and Estonia," World Awareness News X (1, January-March, 1993): 1, 3.
"Review of Earth, Air and Water: Resources and Environment in the Late 20th Century by I. G. Simmons", The Professional Geographer 45 (#1): 122.
"Playing to Learn: Friends Around the World, Take Off!, Map of the United States" Perspective 21 (#2): 17.
"Playing to Learn: Electronic GeoSafari Geography Game, Trip 50, `To the Last Drop' Board Game," Perspective 21 (1, October 1992): 17.
"Strategies for Encouraging Collaborative Learning with a Traditional Classroom," Contemporary Education 63: (Spring 1992): 213-215.
"Playing to Learn: Where in the World?, U.S.A. Bingo, Project Earth," Perspective 20 (5, June 1992): 8.
"Playing to Learn: Land Ho! Tierra Tierra!, J & D's `Statesamatic,' Deluxe GeOdyssey," Perspective 20 (4, April 1992): 15.
"Playing to Learn: U.S.A. Trivia," Newsletter: Delaware Council for Social Studies 7 (7, April 1992): 6.
"Indiana Toponym Exercise," Geography Educators' Network of Indiana Incorporated 92 (1, January/February): 16-18.
"Playing to Learn: Worldwide Penpals, U.S.A. Trivia, Globe Puzzle" Perspective 20 (3, February 1992): 9.
"Playing to Learn: World Traveler, Game of the States, Globespin," Perspective 20 (2, December 1991): 16.
Reprinted in Geography Educators' Network of Indiana Inc. 92 (2, March/April): 12.
Study Guide to Accompany Physical Geography by Robert Wallen, Dubuque, Iowa: Wm. C. Brown Publishers, 1992.
"Study Guides, Non-Traditional Teaching, and Non-Traditional Students" in Proceedings: Collaborative Learning in Higher Education Teaching Conference, October 1990: Panel Discussions and Selected Presentations, edited by Edmund Hansen, Nancy Totten, Siat-Moy Chong, and Jeannie Little, Bloomington, Indiana: Division of Development and Special Projects (DDSP), IU Audio Visual Center, 1991.
Geography Program Consultant for Houghton Mifflin Social Studies: My Indiana Home, by Beverly J. Armento, Gary B. Nash, Christopher L. Salter, and Karen K. Wixson, Boston, Massachusetts: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1991.
"Individualizing Instruction through Learning Modules," Bloomington, Indiana: ERIC Clearinghouse for Social Studies/Social Science Education, November 16, 1990, ED 320 839.
"Review of Interpretation of Topographic Maps by Victor C. Miller and Mary E. Westerback" Merrill Publishing Company, Journal of Geography 88 (6), pp. 239-249.
Indiana Academy of Science: Programs and Abstracts, edited with Marshal P. Cady, Jr., Indiana Academy of Science, November 9-10, 1989.
"Without Vision: The Concerns of Blind Pedestrians" in Man-Environment Systems volume 17 numbers 3 and 4, a "Forum for Communications Bearing on the Interface between Research in the Behavioral and Social Sciences and the Design and Management of the Sociophysical Environment." A Publication of the Association for the Study of Man-Environment Relations, Inc., in Orangeburg, New York. May-July 1987, pages 92-98, (published in 1989).
"Review of Phenomenology, Science and Geography: Spatiality and the Human Sciences by John Pickles," Journal of Geography 86, Number 1, page 39.
"The Non-Visual Lifeworld: A Comparative Phenomenological Geography." Ph.D. Dissertation, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, May 1986.
"Bound to the Environment: Towards a Phenomenology of Sightlessness." In Dwelling, Place and Environment: Towards a Phenomenology of Person and World, by David Seamon and Robert Mugerauer (Dordrecht: Martinus Nijhoff, 1985), pp. 99-111. Reprinted by Columbia University Press, New York, 1989.
"Comparison of Cognitive Retention from Three Testing Methods: Fill-in-the-Blank, Multiple Choice and Multi-Digit Test (MDT)." Co-authored with Paul S. Anderson, Shamim Naim, and William D. Walters, Jr. Illinois School Research and Development 21 #1 (Winter 1985): 28-37. Reprinted in The MDT Innovation: Machine-Scoring of Fill-in-the-Blank Tests by Paul S. Anderson, (Normal, Illinois: MULTI-DIGIT Technologies Corp., 1987) pp. 132-140.
"Temporary Versus Tenure-Track Positions: Comments on the Prevalence with its Multiple Implications." Co-authored with Sandra French Affirmative Actions News, Indiana University Southeast Spring 1986, p. 2.
"The Non-Visual World: A Geographical Exploration" in Avenues to Access: Educations Strategies, Programs and Research at Kent State University, ed. Gwen H. Callas (Kent, Ohio: Disabled Student Services, Kent State University, 1982), pp. 90-93.
"Review of The Human Experience of Space and Place, edited by Anne Buttimer and David Seamon." Architectural Psychology Newsletter 10 (December 1980): 46-47, (Kingston upon Thames, England: Architectural Psychology Research Unit, Kingston Polytechnic).
"Review of A Geography of the Lifeworld: Movement, Rest and Encounter, by David Seamon." The Phenomenology and Social Science Newsletter 8 (no. 3-4, 1980): 12-13, (Norman, Oklahoma: Center for the Study of Phenomenology, University of Oklahoma).

Published Photographic and Cartographic Works
"Wind Power Capacity: Canada 2011" map produced for Chris Mayda for her upcoming book.
"Wind Power Capacity: United States 2010" map produced for Chris Mayda for her upcoming book.
Over 150 illustrations for Lab Manual for Petersen, Sack.and Gabler's Physical Geography Tenth Edition, Belmont, CA: Brooks/Cole, 2012 and the on-line Instructor's Manual
"Outdoor Classrooms Map" in From the Deepest Canyon to the Highest Mountain brochure, Jacksonville, AL EPIC, 2012.
Over 150 illustrations for Lab Manual for Petersen, Sack, and Gabler's Fundamentals of Physical Geography, Belmont, CA: Brooks/Cole, 2012 and the on-line Instructor's Manual Over 150 illustrations for Laboratory Manuals for Essentials of Physical Geography by Robert E. Gabler, James F. Peterson, and L. Michael Trepasso 8th ed., Belmont, CA: Thomson-Brooks/Cole, 2007 (2006) ISBN 0495011916 and the on-line Instructor's Manual Seven maps in "Map Projections" Encyclopedia of Geography, edited by Barney Warf, Sage Publication, 2010. Eight illustrations and graphs in"Lapse Rate" Encyclopedia of Geography, edited by Barney Warf, Sage Publication, 2010.
One map in"Isopleth Maps" Encyclopedia of Geography, edited by Barney Warf, Sage Publication, 2010 "States and Watersheds: AEGIS Basins" map in "Mapping Nutrient Loading in Watersheds" with Dr. Bryan Burgess, TNGIC TODAY: Quarterly Newsletter of the Tennessee Geographic Information Council, Inc. Winter 2008, p. 9-11. "Little River Canyon Locator Map" reprinted in Little River Canyon Field Schools 2008 Jacksonville, AL: EPIC, 2008, p. 9.
"Topography of Jacksonville, Alabama," "Geology of Jacksonville, Alabama," "Aquifers of Jacksonville, Alabama," "Jacksonville, Alabama," "Northeast Jacksonville, Alabama," "Northwest Jacksonville, Alabama," "Extreme Southeast Jacksonville, Alabama," "Southeast Jacksonville, Alabama," "Southwest Jacksonville, Alabama," maps for City Council Committee on Watershed Protection for Susan Dibiase, April 2008.
"Outdoor Classrooms Map" in Jacksonville State University's Little River Canyon Field Schools 2006, Jacksonville, AL EPIC, 2004, 2005, 2006, page 7.
"Natural History and Area Information Map" in Little River Canyon Field Schools 2005, Jacksonville, AL: EPIC, 2005, page 7.
"Alabama Animal Feeding Operations (AFOs) Database Analysis" http://synergy.intergraph.com/orl/catalog.asp?id-1616 "Alabama Agricultural Spatial Pattern Database" http://synergy.intergraph.com/orl/catalog.asp?id=1617 Approximately 170 Illustrations and maps for "Know Your Geography," renamed "Geography for Everyone," Barnes and Noble University Premier Offering through Element K at www.barnesandnobleuniversity.com 2003 and revised 2005 "National Council for Geographic Education Members: 2004 U.S.A." in "Membership Trends" Michal LeVasseur, Perspective 32 (6): 10.
"Current Land Use for the Upper Coosa River Basin," in Upper Coosa Basin Watershed Management Plan, Alabama Clean Water Partnership, July 2004, page 11.
"Cataloging Units and NRCS Subwatersheds of the Upper Cosa River Basin,"in Upper Coosa Basin Watershed Management Plan, Alabama Clean Water Partnership, July 2004, page 15.
"Upper Coosa River Basin Data Collection Points from 1990-2001," in Upper Coosa Basin Watershed Management Plan, Alabama Clean Water Partnership, July 2004, page 25.
"Alabama Water Watch Data Collection Points in the Upper Coosa River Basin from 1993-2002," in Upper Coosa Basin Watershed Management Plan, Alabama Clean Water Partnership, July 2004, page 27.
"Estimates of NPS Impairment Potential for Subwatersheds of the Upper Coosa River Basin," in Upper Coosa Basin Watershed Management Plan, Alabama Clean Water Partnership, July 2004, page 43.
"Outdoor Classrooms Map" in Jacksonville State University's Little River Canyon Fields Schools 2006, Jacksonville, AL: EPIC, 2004, 2005 and 2006, page 7.
"Natural History and Area Information Map" in Little River Canyon Field School 2004, Jacksonville, AL: EPIC, JSU, 2004, pg. 7.
Map of "The Louisiana Purchase" and "Rendezvous Sites" for Casey George for JSU Master's Thesis in the History Department.
"Regions and Rivers" and "Counties and Major Cities", illustrations for Harvey H. Jackson, III's book Inside Alabama: A Personal History of My State, Tuscaloosa, AL: University of Alabama Press, 2004, pg. iii and pg. 0. "An Oversized Oxbow," "Meigs Pasture Site," "Site 8SR44,"and "Comparison" in "Late Holocene Climate Fluctuations and Culture Change in Southeastern North America" by Keith J. Little in Southeastern Archaeology 22: # 1, Summer 2003, pg. 11, 15, 16, and 17."
"Little River Canyon to Cheaha State Park Map," in Little River Canyon Field School 2003, page 27, Jacksonville, Alabama: EPIC, Jacksonville State University, 2003.
"Site1Ba174 Bank Profile" page 108; "Site 1Ba175 Bank Profile" page 110; and "1Ba529 Bank Profile" page 113 in Keith J. Little, "Paleoclimate and Shell Deposition at Archaeological Sites in Mobile-Tensaw Delta of Southwest Alabama" Journal of Alabama Archaeology 47 (2): 103-127.
Illustrated "Inside Alabama: A Personal History of My State" by Harvey H. Jackson, University of Alabama Press, 2004.
"Site 1Ba174 Bank Profile" page 108, "site 1Ba175 Bank Profile" page 110, and "1Ba529 Bank Profile" page 113 in Keith J. Little, "Paleoclimate and Shell Deposition at Archaeological Sites in Mobile-Tensaw Delta of Southwest Alabama" Journal of Alabama Archaeology 47 (2): 103-127.
St. Basil's Cathedral, Moscow, Russia, with "Professors witness problems of Soviet Union firsthand," Trent D. McNeeley, The Horizon: The Newspaper of Indiana University Southeast 46 (15, February 5, 1992): 8.
"Southeastern Indiana Map" in Indiana Academy of Science: Programs and Abstracts, edited by Marshal P. Cady, Jr. and Miriam Helen Hill, Indiana Academy of Science, November 9-10, 1989, page 127.
"Campus Maps" in Indiana Academy of Science: Programs and Abstracts, edited by Marshal P. Cady, Jr. and Miriam Helen Hill, Indiana Academy of Science, November 9-10, 1989, page 128.

Publications from Geographic Information System Macros (no credits cited)
eight maps in Brian L. Moore and Ronald D. Evaldi, Chemical Quality of Bottom Sediments in Selected Streams, Jefferson County, Kentucky, April-July 1992, United States Geological Survey Open-File Report 95-339, Prepared in cooperation with the Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District, United States Department of the Interior, Louisville, Kentucky, 1995.

Maps for Grants Submissions, Organizations, and Projects
"Poverty in Zip Code 36201 and Calhoun County, Alabama: 2010" for Northeast Alabama Center for Community Initiatives, Anniston, Alabama, March 14, 2012.
"Coal Ash Sites on the Coosa River in Alabama" published in the Coosa Riverkeeper's, Frank Chitwood, 6-minute video documentary "Coal Ash in the Coosa Valley" published at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JYlET3PQmyM.
"Permit Status in the Lower and Middle Coosa River Basin" for the Coosa Riverkeeper, July 18, 2011.
Eight (8) maps for Royce Woodruff to help supplement the report for Jacksonville State University to the Federal Emergency Management Agency for our Disaster Resistant University (DRU) grant.
"Service Area and Sites of Quality Health Services, Incorporated" for the Quality of Life Health Services, Inc. of Gadsden, Alabama, 2011.
"Counties Served by IMPACTSEED Grant" map for Nouredine Zettili, 2010.
"Cities of the Middle and Lower Coosa River Basins in Alabama" for a brochure of the Coosa Riverkeeper Group, 2011.
Alabama Coal Mining for Matt Landon with United Mountain Defense for Liz Salter Brooke. Impactseed Logo for Nouredine Zettili 2010.
"Counties Served by IMPACTSEED Grant" map for Nouredine Zettili, 2010.
"The Mediterranean" for Frank Sharp, a noted Atlanta photographer to supplement his exhibits, 2011.
"The Gulf Coast" map produced for Dr. Harvey Jackson for use in his presentations.
Thirteen (13) maps and two graphs (2) to Royce Woodruff to help supplement the application of Jacksonville State University to the Emergency Management Agency for funding to become a Disaster Resistant University (DRU) 2009-2010.
Three Service Area Maps, "Radius Map" and "JSU Service Area by Distance" for the Director of Professional Development Schools at Jacksonville State University, 2009.
"Counties Served by IMPACTSEED" map for grant report written by Nouredine Zettili, 2008.
"Alabama Swine Distributions" for the Conservation Alabama/Conservation Alabama Foundation, 2009.
"Service Area and Sites of Quality Health Services, Incorporated" for the Quality of Life Health Services, Inc. of Gadsden, Alabama, February 5, 2009.
"Bethesda Life Center Service Area" for the Quality of Life Health Services, Inc. of Gadsden, Alabama, 2009. "Service Area and Sites of Quality Health Care Services," map produced for Quality of Life Health Services, Gadsden, April, 15, 2008.
"Study Area Near Anniston, Alabama," map produced for Allison Newton for a paper to be presented in Latin America, 2008.
"Location of Sample Sites in Alabama," map produced for Allison Newton for a paper to be presented in Latin America, 2008.
"Pollution Analysis," map produced for Allison Newton for a paper to be presented in Latin America, 2008.
"Sample Sites," map produced for Allison Newton for a paper to be presented in Latin America, Summer 2008.
"Dominance and Margin in Climatic Change," PowerPoint with maps and graphs prepared for Dr. Ted Klimasewski for the annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers, April 2008.
"Comparison of Kennebec and Penobscot Rivers of Maine" for Dr. Richard Kania of Criminal Justice for his presentation on "The 1605 Waymouth Expedition to the Coast of Maine" presented at the meeting of the Coosa Valley Archaeology Club at Jacksonville State University, March 25, 2010.
"Poverty in Zip Code 36201 and Calhoun County, AL" for Northeast Alabama Center for Community Initiatives, Anniston, Alabama, July 8, 2007.
"Distance Learning Facility Location Analysis Poster" for Distance Learning Department at Jacksonville State University, 2006.
Map for House to House showing newsletter distribution of the Jacksonville Church of Christ.
Map of "Nine Counties Served by IMPACTSEED2" for Grant Report by Nouredine Zettili. 2003-2004.
"Temporal Scale-Spatial Scale," "Number of Experiences-Years," "World to Self," "Willingness," "Life Experiences," "Graphs of Realms of Dominance and Margin," "Theoretical Pattern of Dominance and Margin," "Relationship between Dominant Temperature and Margin Temperature," and "Dominance and Margin for Temperature" graphs for paper presented by Ted Klimasewski at the Southeast Division of the Association of American Geographers meeting and also submitted for publication to a journal.
"Defense Mechanisms" table for paper presented by Ted Klimasewski at the Southeast Division of the Association of American Geographers meeting and also submitted for publication to a journal.
"Six Versions of the Black Belts Vernacular Region of Alabama" maps for paper presented by Ted Klimasewski at the Southeast Division of the Association of American Geographers meeting and also submitted for publication to a journal.
"Classification of Cities" map for paper presented by Ted Klimasewski at the Southeast Division of the Association of American Geographers meeting and also submitted for publication to a journal. "Service Area and Sites of Quality Health Services, Incorporated" map for Quality of Life Heath Services, Inc., 2003.
"Ice Dam Flooding" map produced for "Eastern Washington State: Landscape Interpretation via Landsat -7" paper by Nancy Hultquist and Jeremy McNinch at the annual meeting of the National Council for Geographic Education, Salt Lake City, UT, October 9, 2003.
"World NCGE Membership: 2004" map submitted to Perspective of the National Council for Geographic Education. "Diabetes Care Support for the Community of Gadsden" Map for Building Community Support for Diabetes Care Grant Proposal by the Quality of Life Health Services, Incorporated, Gadsden, Alabama.
"Public Housing Proximity to Flood Zones: Calhoun County," for county report by the East Alabama Regional Planning Commission.
"Classification of Hazardous Material Sites: Calhoun County," for county report by the East Alabama Regional Planning Commission.
"Tornado Touch Downs in Calhoun County, Alabama," (without streets) for county report by the East Alabama Regional Planning Commission.
"Landslide Susceptibility in Calhoun County," for county report by the East Alabama Regional Planning Commission. "Gray Bat Habitat at Fort McClellan Map Series," for EPIC, JSU. "Talladega Satellite Project New Access Point," map for grant proposal for Quality of Life Health Services, Incorporated.
"Service Area of Quality of Life Health Services, Incorporated," map for grant proposal for Quality of Life Health Services, Incorporated.
"Faith Based Linkages: Rushing Springs District Missionary Baptist Association," map for grant proposal for Quality of Life Health Services, Incorporated.
"Section 330 (e) CHC Satellite: Talladega county Proposed Outreach Sites," map for grant proposal for Quality of Life Health Services, Incorporated.
Three maps for "Coal Barge-Toting Tugboat on the Tombigbee River," presentation for economic geography class by Dr. Nancy Hultquist, Central Washington University, Ellensburg, Washington.
"Calhoun County Flood Hazards" map produced for the "Calhoun County Hazard Mitigation Plan" of the East Alabama Regional Planning and Development Commission written by Robin Caler. 2001-2002
"Flood Hazard Zones and Essential Facilities" map produced for the "Calhoun County Hazard Mitigation Plan" of the East Alabama Regional Planning and Development Commission written by Robin Caler. 2001-2002
Produced E.T.E.A.C.H. Proposal Map for Mark Camp and Dr. King. 2001-2002

Scholarly Papers
"Archaeology on Postage Stamps" to the Coosa Valley Chapter of the Alabama Archaeology Society and the Jacksonville State University Archaeology Club in Jacksonville, Alabama, November 17, 2011
"Geology on U.S. Stamps: Comparing before 1962 and After" to the Calhoun County Stamp Club in Jacksonville, Alabama, October 25, 2011.
"Talladega National Forest Archaeological Database: GIS Aids Management," paper presented at the Alabama Academy of Science meeting, Jacksonville, AL, March 4, 2011.
"Wonders of America: Land of Superlatives" to the Jacksonville Stamp Club on October 26, 2010.
"Geography on Stamps" presented to the Calhoun County Stamp Club, September 2009.
"Warp Speed Your Research Writing Using Word 2007" at Jacksonville State University on October 21, 2008. "GIS and Archaeology" presented to the Coosa Valley Chapter/JSU Archaeology Club, in Martin Hall, Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, AL, February 14, 2008.
"Asset Mapping and Development: A Geographical View" to the Community Development Institute held at Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, AL, on October 4, 2007.
"The Gujarat Earthquake: Geography, GIS, and Emergency Management" at Academe at Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, AL, on October 17, 2007.
"Comparative Geomorphic Classification: Using Blocks Diagrams and Contour Maps" narrated PowerPoint played by Dr. Nancy Hultquist at the National Council for Geographic Education, Lake Tahoe, Nevada, October 2006
"GIS and AEGIS at JSU" papers presented with Dr. Bryan Burgess at the Alabama chapter of the Urban and Regional Information Systems Association meeting at Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, Alabama on March 29, 2006.
"AEGIS Provides Map Data: Information and Lessons" paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Council for Geographic Education, Birmingham, Alabama, October 12, 2005.
"Supplementing Blackboard: Making It Do More" paper presented at the Blackboard Showcase, November 10, 2005, Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, Alabama.
"Counties Served by IMPACTSEED," map produced for grant report by Dr. Nouredine Zettili on August 26, 2005. "GIS at JSU" Town and Gown radio program with Dr. William Meehan, February 2006.
"Topographic Mapping" presentation given to Mrs. Teresa Nance's high school earth science class on November 16, 2005 at Randolph High School in Wedowee, Alabama.
"Tornado Safety, "two poster presentations with Dr. Ted Klimsewski to city government workers at City Hall in Jacksonville, AL on June 8, 2005.
"Spatial Patterns of Alabama Agriculture," paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers, April 5, 2005.
Workshop on "Organic Agriculture and the Environment" at "The Sustainable Development Summit: Building the Dream, Keeping the Promise" presented by Bryan Burgess as panel member held April 2, 2005.
"Failure to Adequately Permit All Animal Feeding Operations" co-authored paper presented by Bryan Burgess at the ARC/Glenn Enforcement Meeting, March 28, 2005.
"Using GIS Data to Get to the Heart of the Matter" co-authored paper presented by Bryan Burgess at the Alabama Watershed Leadership Conference 2005 at Nauvoo, Alabama on March 19, 2005.
"GIS Software for Your Classroom: Demonstration and Grant Information," paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Council for Geographic Education, October 22, 2004, Kansas City, Missouri.
"AEGIS'or Alabama Environmental Geographic Information System'" co-authored paper presented by Bryan Burgess at the Gulf Coast Regional Conservation Committee of the Sierra Club at Mountain View, Arkansas on October 3, 2004. "Using Offline Content to Support Blackboard Courses" paper presented at the Blackboard Showcase, May 20, 2004, Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, Alabama.
"ADEM Can Do Better At Protecting Citizens' Health, Taxpayers' Money, Producers' Investments, and the Environment by Better Management of the Concentrations of Animal Feeding Operations" planned paper co-author with Bryan Burgess at the Alabama Environmental Management Commission (AEMC) in Montgomery, AL, April 20, 2004.
"Alabama Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFO) Database Analysis," with Bryan Burgess, poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, March 19, 2004. "Alabama Environmental GIS, Applications and Uses" co-author with Bryan Burgess, paper presented to Alabama Rivers Alliance Annual Water Conference, Wheeler State Park, Rogersville, AL, March 13, 2004.
"Environmental Geographic Information Systems: Applications and Benefits" co-author with Bryan Burgess, workshop presented to the Sierra Club Water Sentinel Training Program, Chicago, IL, February 13, 2004.
"Mapping Alabama Feeding Operations: From SPOT to Shapefile." with Bryan Burgess, paper presented at the Southeast Regional Users Group meeting of ESRI in Savanna, Georgia, February 4, 2004.
"Web Map Resources for Classroom Activities" paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Council for Geographic Education in Salt Lake City, Utah, October 9, 2003.
"Geoarchaeology and Geographic Information Systems," paper presented with Michael Rice to the Archaeology Club of Jacksonville State University, April 3, 2003.
"Archaeological Research and GIS: Geoarchaeology at JSU," paper presented with Michael Rice at the annual meeting of the Alabama Academy of Science, Jacksonville, Alabama, March 21, 2003.
"Destroying the Art in Cartography: Teaching Illustrations Using ArcView," paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers, New Orleans, Louisiana, March 6, 2003.
"Map Design and Faults of Defaults," paper presented at the annual meeting of the South East Regional Users Group (ESRI), Chattanooga, Tennessee, November 6, 2002.
"PowerPoint Animation and Sound: Laboratory Resources and Instructions" paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Council for Geographic Education, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, October 17, 2002.
"Laboratory On-Line with Blackboard: Advantages and Disadvantages," paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Los Angeles, California, April 21 2002.
"Mapping in Microsoft Office: Desktop Mapping from Spreadsheets," paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Council for Geographic Education, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, August 3, 2001.
"Student Evaluation of Computer Multimedia Classroom Presentations", paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers, New York, New York, February 28, 2001.
"Comprehensive Test Banks as Student Resource Materials", paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Council for Geographic Education, Chicago, Illinois, August 3, 2000.
"The Falls of the Ohio (River) and Indiana Fossils" to the geography/geology department at Depauw University in Indiana in May 2000.
"Geographic Humor: Web Jokes as Attention Hooks and Illustration", paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, April 4-8, 2000.
"Making and Using Clickable Web-Based Maps for Geography Education: It's Easy", paper presented at the National Council for Geographic Education annual meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, November 4, 1999.
"Clicakable Maps for Place Name Drill", paper presented at the Association of American Geographers annual meeting Honolulu, Hawaii, March 26, 1999.
"The Walking Tour as a Geographical Exercise," paper presented with Tom L. Martinson at the National Council for Geographic Education annual meeting in Indianapolis, Indiana, October 11-14, 1998.
"Geography's Classical Period: Discussion through Illustration", paper to be presented at the annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Boston, Massachusetts, Thursday, March 26, 1998.
"A Model for Creating a Digital Atlas: MicroCAM Mapping of the Index Kentuckiensis Flora," with Paul S. Anderson, Charlie Lapham, and Ron L. Jones, paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers in San Antonio, TX, April 5, 1997.
"The Cumberland, Maryland, Topographic Quadrangle: Teaching Resources and Information," paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Council for Geographic Education, Santa Barbara, California, November 16, 1996.
"Geographical Who Did What: Illustrating Geographic Thought," paper presented at the Joint Meeting of the West Lakes/East Lakes Divisions of the Association of American Geographers, Valparaiso, Indiana October 24-26, 1996.
"Introduction to GIS on a Shoestring: Suggestions, Evaluations, and Encouragement," paper presented at Association of American Geographers annual meeting, Charlotte, NC, March 1996.
"Expanding Beyond Multiple Choice: Five New Machine-Scored Question Formats for Geography Education," paper presented with Paul S. Anderson at the annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Chicago, Illinois, March 16, 1995.
"Networking Computers for Elementary and Secondary Education: Benefits to Teaching and Geography Instruction," paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Council for Geographic Education, Lexington, Kentucky, November 3, 1994.
"DOS Essentials for Introduction to GIS," paper presented with Stacy K. Johnson at the annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers, April 1994.
"The Content of Geography as Portrayed by Commercial Geography Games," paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Atlanta, Georgia, April 10, 1993.
"Ten of the Best Geography Games for Classroom Use" paper presentation at the annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers, San Diego, California, April 19, 1992.
"Content of American Consciousness: Popular Culture Media Images of Earth," with Leaura M. Naomi, paper presentation at the annual meeting of the Popular Culture Association, Louisville, Kentucky, March 18--21, 1992. "Geography and Earth Games: Playing to Learn," presentation at the annual meeting of the Hoosier Association of Science Teachers, Incorporated, Indianapolis, Indiana, February 1, 1992.
"Earth Games: Playing to Learn," paper presented at the annual meeting of the Indiana Academy of Science, Evansville, Indiana, November 8, 1991.
"The Sunny Side of Louisville: A Phenomenology of a Vernacular Region", with Sharon McElroy of Graceland Christian Schools, New Albany, Indiana, presented at the annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Miami, Florida, April 16, 1991.
"The Travel Itinerary as a Lesson for Regional Geography," annual meeting of the National Council for Geographic Education, Williamsburg, Virginia, November 9, 1990.
"Earth Images" with Leaura M. Hennig, annual meeting of the Society for Phenomenology and the Human Sciences in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, October 14, 1989.
"Individualizing Instruction through Learning Modules," annual meeting of the National Council for Geographic Education, Hershey, Pennsylvania, October 12, 1989.
"Geography at the 39th International Science and Engineering Fair," poster session at the annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Baltimore, Maryland, March 21, 1989.
"The Content of American Consciousness: Popular Culture Media Images of Earth" with Leaura M. Hennig, annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Baltimore, Maryland, March 21, 1989.
"Future Trends in Geography Teaching," Indiana State Teachers' Association Conference on Instruction, Clarksville, Indiana, October 28, 1988.
"Phenomenological Perspectives on Non-Visual Environmental Experiences: Blindness Reveals the Non-Visual World," annual meeting of the Indiana Academy of the Social Sciences, West Lafayette, Indiana, October 14, 1988.
"Are Teacher Prepared Study Guides Worth the Effort?," annual meeting of the National Council for Geographic Education, Snowbird, Utah, October 6, 1988.
"Behavior-Environment Zones of the General Population," with Sheila Ann Lozon, annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Phoenix, Arizona, April 9, 1988.
"Environmental Contact: Experiential Examples and Implications," annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Phoenix, Arizona, April 8, 1988.
"Geography and Science Fairs," annual meeting of the National Council for Geographic Education, Springfield, Missouri, October 22, 1987.
"Darkness Unknown: Towards a Phenomenology of Sightlessness," annual meeting of the Society for Phenomenology and the Human Sciences, Louisville, Kentucky, May 22, 1987.
"Insights from the Non-Visual Geographic Lifeworld," Nystrom Award Session of the annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Portland, Oregon, April 23, 1987.
"Seeing the Environment without Eyes: Blind Persons Lead the Way." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Phenomenology and the Human Sciences, Evanston, Illinois, October 18, 1985.
"The Multi-Digit Testing Procedure: Refinements and Preliminary Results." Co-authored with Paul S. Anderson, Shamim Naim, and William D. Walters, Jr. Paper presented by Paul S. Anderson at the annual meeting of the National Council for Geographic Education, Toronto, Canada, October 1984.
"The Many-Layered Structure: Levels of Phenomenological Reduction." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Washington, D.C., April 1984.
"Phenomenology through Vicarious Experience." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the West Lakes Association of American Geographers, Iowa City, Iowa, November 1983.
"How Blind Are the Seeing: Lusseyran's `Another State of Perception.'" Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Denver, Colorado, April 1983.
"Student's Perception of Geography: A `Novel' Approach to Introductory Courses." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the West Lakes Association of American Geographers, Terre Haute, Indiana, October 8, 1982.
"Experiencing the Environment: A Non-Visual View." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers, San Antonio, Texas, April 1982.
"The Non-Visual Lifeworld: A Preliminary Geographic Examination." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Los Angeles, California, April 1981.
"Goethe's Holistic Approach to Science: Past and Present." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Louisville, Kentucky, April 1980.

Colloquiums and Workshops
"Pine Needle Basketry: A Cultural Ecology Facet of Southern Indians" presented at the Earth Day Celebration, Noccalula Falls, Alabama, April 21, 2012.
"Pine Needle Basketry: A Cultural Ecology Facet of Southern Indians" presented at the annual meeting of the National Council for Geographic Education, Birmingham, Alabama, October 12, 2005.
Weather Camp with Ted Klimasewski, Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, Alabama, June 22-24, 2004.
"Field Trips: Making the Experience Meaningful", workshop presented with Bruce Seivertson, Michelle Seivertson, and Nancy Hultquist at the annual meeting of the National Council for Geographic Education, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, October 18, 2002.
"MFTeach Lesson Plans with Affordable GIS," workshop presented with Nancy Hultquist at the National Council for Geographic Education meeting in Boston, Massachusetts, November 4, 1999.
"Fossil Geography of Indiana," workshop at the National Council for Geographic Education annual meeting in Indianapolis, Indiana, October 11-14, 1998.
"Free-to-Copy IBM Software for the Classroom: Review and Demonstration," Workshop presentation at the annual meeting of the National Council for Geographic Education, San Antonio, Texas, October 27, 1995.
"World Geography Games Are More Than Just Fun," workshop at the annual meeting of the National Council for Geographic Education annual meeting, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, September 26, 1992.
"Indiana Fossils or Why Her Brother Did Not Find a Dinosaur Bone," workshop at the annual meeting of the Hoosier Association of Science Teachers, Incorporated, in Indianapolis, Indiana, January 31, 1992.
"Geography Games Are More Than Just Fun." Workshop presentation at the annual meeting of the National Council for Geographic Education, St. Paul, Minnesota, October 24, 1991.
"Fossil Plaques." Workshop presented at the Falls of the Ohio Brick Campaign Kickoff sponsored by the Clarksville Riverfront Foundation, Clarksville, Indiana, September 14, 1991.
"Indiana Fossils or Why Her Brother Did Not Find A Dinosaur Bone." Workshop presented at the annual meeting of the Hoosier Association of Science Teachers, Incorporated, Indianapolis, Indiana, February 8, 1991.
"Study Guides, Non-Traditional Teaching, and Non-Traditional Students," Teaching Conference '90 Collaborative Learning in Higher Education, Bloomington, Indiana, October 11, 1990.
"Images of Earth in Popular Culture Media" co-authored with Leaura Hennig, Science Lecture Series, IUS, February 28, 1989.
"The Status of Geography," meeting of the Scientech organization in Indianapolis, Indiana, November 7, 1988. "Enhancing Environmental Contact with Expanded Experiential Experiences," faculty colloquium at Indiana University Southeast, October 8, 1987.
"Consideration of Non-Visual Environmental Design to Facilitate Usage of Public Places," presented in a workshop "Phenomenological Approaches to Cities and Urban Design" with Robert Mugerauer, David Seamon, and Edward Relph, at the Environmental Design Research Association Conference 18, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, June 1, 1987.
"Exemplifying Benefits from Qualitative, Descriptive Research Based on Empathetic Understanding," in a symposium on "Phenomenology, the Environmental Disciplines and the Human Sciences" with David Seamon, Robert Mugerauer, and Edward Relph at the sixth international Human Science Research Conference, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, May 29, 1987.
"Phenomenology and Non-Visual Environmental Experience," Geography Department at the University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, February 27, 1987.

Grants Received
"SG & I Education Grant" valued at $1,424,445.00 (two years), from Intergraph supplies student disks and software for use in 203 Martin Hall, February 2009-February 2011.
"Hardware Support for Map Sources of Nutrients for Water Resource Regions and Build Basic Desktop GIS and Website GIS to Improve Watershed Data and Analysis" grant for $4200 from Norcross Wildlife Foundation with Bryan Burgess and Friends of Rural Alabama, February 7, 2008.
"Extend the American Environmental Geographic Information System Conservation grant" request books and software valued at $7,800 from the Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc. (ESRI), March 2008.
"GIS and Website to Improve Watershed Data and Analysis for Six States" grant with Bryan Burgess and Friends of Rural Alabama for $4200 (half of our request) from Norcross Wildlife Foundation, June 8, 2007.
"Calhoun County Chamber Map" grant received from Anniston Star and Chamber of Commerce and Anniston Star to revise and update the Calhoun County Road Map, $5500, February 21, 2008.
"Calhoun County Chamber Map" grant received from Anniston Star and Chamber of Commerce to produce the Calhoun County Road Map, $5000, 2006.
Dr. Miriam Helen Hill and Dr. Bryan Burgess received a conservation grant from Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc. (ESRI) of Redlands, California to assist in the construction of spatial database and websites to provide environmental information for mapping and analysis for seven states and valued at $135,000, October 3, 2007.
Dr. Miriam Helen Hill and Dr. Bryan Burgess of Friends of Rural Alabama received a grant from the Environmental Protection Agency to "Create GIS Systems for Mapping and Analyzing Nutrient Loading in Four Water Resource Regions" a two year study for $99,400, August 2006-August 2008. This mapped 16 states with 11 water resource regions, and 60 environmental groups received training. Twenty computer systems were supplied and other grants purchased 18 computers.
Dr. Miriam Helen Hill and Dr. Bryan Burgess received a $5000 grant from Rivers Unlimited of Cincinnati, Ohio to construct a spatial database and website to provide environmental information for mapping and analysis. "SG & I Education Grant" software valued at $1,424,445.00 (two years) from Intergraph, November 2007November 2009.
Registered Research Laboratory grant from Intergraph Mapping and Geospatial Solutions. This provides software licenses and support valued at $125,000. Renewed 2007-2010 Awarded one of twenty Higher Education Grants from Visual Learning Systems, Inc. awarding a site license for Feature Analyst Professional for ESRI's ArcGIS. Commercial value approximately $500,000.
GeoMedia Education Grant from Intergraph Mapping and Geospatial Solutions. This is unlimited licenses for GeoMedia Professional and two licenses for GeoMedia Web Map Professional. 100 licenses of the former and 2 licenses of the latter have a commercial value of approximately $773,500. Renewed 2005-2006
Registered Research Laboratory grant from Intergraph Mapping and Geospatial Solutions. This provides software licenses and support valued at $125,000. Renewed 2005-2006
GIS consultant for David Steffy on "Impervious Surface Assessment of Etowah and St. Clair Counties, AL." Grant from Natural Resource Conservation Service, Gadsden, AL. $5694.
Visiting Geographical Scientist grant from the Association of American Geographers and GammaTheta Upsilon for the visit by Phil Gersmehl. 2002
"Geography Summer Institute, 1991," Geography Educators' Network of Indiana, 1990, $14,000.
"Geography Educators' Network of Indiana (GENI) Science Fair Awards," Geography Educators' Network of Indiana, 1990, $1220.00.
"Historical Geology Learning Modules," Improvement of Learning Committee, Indiana University Southeast, November 1989, $695.50.

Databases Created
Work to support grants awarded to the Archaeology Resources Laboratory for the United States Department of Agriculture Region 8, Southern Region, Shoal Creek Ranger District National Forests in Alabama, Talladega National Forest.
American Environmental Geographic Information System www.aegis.jsu.edu

Grant/Funded Institute Participation
Reader for the Advanced Placement Human Geography Exams given by Educational Testing Service 2004, 2005, and 2006.
Second Annual Active Learning Summer Workshop held in the Department of Geography at Arizona State University, June 7-11, 1999, sponsored by the National Science Foundation Undergraduate Faculty Enhancement Program.
Virtual Geography Department Workshop, Department of Geography, University of Texas at Austin, June-July 1998. Cartography and History: Using Maps in Teaching the Humanities: A Summer Institute 1996, Participant, The Newberry Library, Chicago, Illinois, sponsored by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, June 24-July 27, 1996.

Honors and Awards
Ray J. and Ruth C. Ringer Faculty Award, Jacksonville State University, 2008, for excellence in teaching, research, service, and faculty development.
Distinguished Research Award, College of Arts and Sciences, Jacksonville State University, 2007.
Distinguished Teaching Award, College of Arts and Sciences, Jacksonville State University, 2006.
Inclusion of Weather: Unit 3: Physical Geography I in the PSIgate Physical Sciences Information Gateway at http://www.psigate.ac.uk, 1/19/2004.
Inclusion of Weather: Unit 3: Physical Geography I in the GEsource Geography and Environment Gateway at http://www.gesource.ac.uk.
National Council for Geographic Education Distinguished Teaching Achievement Award, 1993.
Listed in Who's Who in the Midwest 1992-1993, 23rd Edition, published by Marquis, 1992.
Service Award Recognition from the Association of Women Geoscientists, 1991.
The 1989 Elise Fullenlove Award for Humane Service from the Floyd County [Indiana] Humane Society on September 25, 1989.
Selected to attend the Faculty Colloquium on Excellence in Teaching (FACET) held by Indiana University at Brown County State Park, Indiana, June 1989.
Recognized by a listing in Outstanding Young Women of America, 1987.
Dissertation summary was accepted as a finalist for the Nystrom Award Competition of the Association of American Geographers, April 23, 1987.
Nominated by Kent State University for The Council of Graduate Schools/University Microfilms International Dissertation Award--1986.
Association of American Geographers Environmental Perception Specialty Group Best Dissertation Award 1986.
Nominated for Who's Who of American Women, 1983.
Supplementary Doctoral Dissertation Award, Graduate School, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, 1981.
McBeth Geography Talisman Award, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana, 1974.
Out-of-State Academic Scholarship, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana, 1971-1974.
Valedictorian, Plymouth High School, Plymouth, Ohio, 1971.

Selected Other Activities
Subject Matter Expert, Western Governor's University, Science, Technology, and Society, Spring 2012.
Subject Matter Expert, Western Governor's University, Concepts of Geography, Fall 2011.
Assisted with the Community and Regional Resilience Initiative (CARRI), grant from Oak Ridge National Laboratory through Jane Kushma from Emergency Management, 2009.
Manager of the American Environmental Geographic Information System server, www.aegis.jsu.edu, 2008- Manager of the Geographic Information Systems Laboratory, 203 Martin Hall, Jacksonville State University, 2001-2009.
Annual Editions Geography 00/01 Dushkin/McGraw Hill Advisory Board Member.
Annual Editions Geography 01/02 Dushkin/McGraw Hill Advisory Board Member.
Annual Editions Geography 02/03 Dushkin/McGraw Hill Advisory Board Member.
Annual Editions Geography 03/04 Dushkin/McGraw Hill Advisory Board Member.
Annual Editions Geography 04/05 Dushkin/McGraw Hill Advisory Board Member.
Annual Editions Geography 05/06 Dushkin/McGraw Hill Advisory Board Member.
Annual Editions Geography 06/07 Dushkin/McGraw Hill Advisory Board Member.
Scorer for the State Science Olympiad competition, April 10, 2010.
Judge and registration assistance for the Jacksonville State University Regional Science Olympiad Tournament, February 23, 2002, February 22, 2003, 2004, February 26, 2005, February 26, 2006, February 11, 2007, February 9, 2008.
Judge for the Legacy EnviroBowl Competition, EPIC, JSU, January 28, 2003, February 4, 2005, January 24, 2006, January 20, 2008, 2009, February 11, 2011, January 13, 2012.
Reviewer of Advanced Placement Human Geography Syllabi for The College Board for several sessions, 2006-2009. Hosted the Alabama Chapter of the Urban and Regional Information Systems Association meeting at Jacksonville State University on March 29, 2006.
Judge for the National Geographic State Geography Bee, April 4, 2003.
Judge for the Junior Academy of Science, March 22, 2003.
Speaker for the Visiting Scientist Program, Indiana University Southeast.
Speaker for the Speakers Bureau Program, Indiana University Southeast. Judge for the National Historical Pictorial Map Contest for Lee H. Hamilton, M. C., February 26, 1991.
Content Review/Knowledge Estimation Panel Member for the Educational Testing Services and the Indiana Department of Education, 1990.
Honorariums received from W. C. Brown Publishers, Benjamin/Cummings Publishing Company, Charles E. Merrill Publishing Company, West Publishing Company, Books & Learning Technology, and John Wiley & Sons for manuscripts reviews.
Consultation: Review of "The Spatial Isolation of Elderly Transient Hotel Tenants" for Stanley D. Brunn, editor of The Annals of the Association of American Geographers, January 1989.
Content Consultant: Ligature, Incorporated, Clayton, Missouri, 1990.

Offices and Similar Positions
Board Member Coosa Riverkeepers 2009-
Board Member Coosa Valley Chapter Sierra Club, Gadsden, Alabama 2010-
Hospitality Chair 2010-
Geographical Information Systems Advisory Committee and Curriculum Committee at Lawson State Community College in Bessemer, Alabama, 2005-2009.
Content Area Consultant for The Hoosier Science Teacher, the journal of the Hoosier Association of Science Teachers, Inc. (HASTI)
Technical Advisory Board Member for Friends of Rural Alabama, 2007-2010.
Southeast Regional Coordinator, Gamma Theta Upsilon, 2003-2005
Secretary/Treasurer of the Geography Education Specialty Group of the Association of American Geographers, 2003-2006
Secretary/Treasurer of the Microcomputer Specialty Group of the Association of American Geographers, 2003-2005 Director for the Birmingham, Alabama Chapter of URISA, 2007.
Secretary/Treasurer of the History of Geography Specialty Group of the Association of American Geographers, 1998-2005
A Director of Judges for the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, Louisville, Kentucky, May 12-13, 1997
International Historian of Gamma Theta Upsilon: International Geographical Honor Society--1987-1997
Board Member of the Microcomputer Specialty Group of the Association of American Geographers--1996-1998
Board Member of the Environmental Perception and Behavioral Geography Specialty Group of the Association of American Geographers--1986-1996
Director and Co-Director of the Southeastern Indiana Regional Science Fair--1985-1991
Member of the Adhoc Committee on Invitations and Meetings, Indiana Academy of Sciences, 1989-1990.
Co-Chair of the Indiana Academy of Science Program for their annual meeting held at Indiana University Southeast on November 9-11, 1989.
Journal of Geography Awards Committee--National Council for Geographic Education--1989-1990
Journal of Geography Awards Committee Chairperson--National Council for Geographic Education--1988-1989
Thesis and Dissertation Awards Committee Member of the Environmental Perception Specialty Group of the Association of American Geographers--1988, 1989, 1991
Awards Committee Chairperson of the Environmental Perception Specialty Group of the Association of American Geographers--1987
Chair and organizer of numerous sessions at professional meetings

Recent Committee Activities
Disaster Resistant University (DRU) committee 2010-2012.
Coordinated Fall Preview Day for PES, Fall 2010.
Appointed to the University Committee for becoming a Disaster Resistant University (DRU) 2009-2010.
Jacksonville State University Faculty Senate 2004-2010
Executive Committee 2007-2010
Historian 2009-2010
Secretary 2007-2009
Chair of the Welfare Committee 2008-2010
University Athletic Council 2008-2011
Department Search Committee for Human Geographer 2009
Policy Committee 20062007
Admissions and Scholarship Committee 2004-2005, 2005-2006
Computer Advisory Committee 2004-2005, 2005-2006, 2006-2007
Recycling Committee 2005-2006
Advisor for Preview Day February 18, 2006, March 11, 2006, September 22, 2007, February 16, 2008, March 8, 2008 and many other dates
Member of Admissions and Scholarship Committee 2004-2005
Member of the Computer Advisory Committee 2004-2005
Geography Search Committee 2004-2005
Department Webmaster 2002-2008
Enrollment Management Committee 2001-2002, 2002-2003, 2003-2004
Strategic Marketing Plan Taskforce 2001-2002, 2002-2003

Professional Memberships
Calhoun County Stamp Club 2008
Coosa Valley Group of the Sierra Club 2001-2002, 2002-2003
Coosa Valley Chapter of the Alabama Archaeology Society 2001-present
JSU Archaeology Club 2001-present
Association of American Geographers (Life Member)
National Council for Geographic Education (Life Member)
Geography Educators' Network of Indiana (Life Member)
Illinois Geographic Society (Life Member)
Hoosier Association of Science Teachers, Inc. (HASTI)
Gamma Theta Upsilon: The International Geographical Honor Society
Life Member of the Alumni Chapter
List Serve of the geography education group of the Association of American Geographers
List Serve of the Community College group from the Association of American Geographers
List Serve for Applied GIS Remote Sensing