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Stephen Tsikalas

Assistant Professor of Geography

Office: 211 Martin Hall
Telephone: (256) 782-5811
Fax Number: (256) 782-5336
Email: stsikalas@jsu.edu

Mailing Address:
Physical and Earth Sciences
Jacksonville State University
Jacksonville, AL 36265

Education:
B.A. in Geography, University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown (2003)

B.A. in Secondary Education, Social Studies, University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown (2003)

M.A. in Geography, Indiana University of Pennsylvania (2008)

Ph.D. in Environmental Geography, Texas State University--San Marcos (2008)

Refereed Book Chapters

Butler, David R., Clayton J. Whitesides, and Stephen G. Tsikalas. In Press. The Faunal Influence – Geomorphic Form and Process. In Treatise of Geomorphology Vol. 12, "Ecogeomorphology" ed. by D.R. Butler and C. Hupp. Elsevier: The Netherlands.

Butler, David R., Clayton J. Whitesides, John M. Wamsley, and Stephen G. Tsikalas. In Press. The Geomorphic Impacts of Animal Burrowing and Denning. In Treatise of Geomorphology Vol. 12, "Ecogeomorphology" ed. by D.R. Butler and C. Hupp. Elsevier: The Netherlands.

Presentations at Professional Conferences

Tsikalas, Stephen G. 2012. “The Geomorphological Signature of Mud-Nesting Swallows in Central Texas: Appling Ecosystem Engineering Concepts to Zoogeomorphology.” Presented at the 43rd Annual Binghamton Geomorphology Symposium, Jackson Hole, WY.

Tsikalas, Stephen G. 2012. “The Mud-Nesting Swallows of Texas: An Investigation of the Zoogeomorphic Process of Mud and Clast Transport by Swallow Species .” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, New York, N.Y.

Tsikalas, Stephen G. 2011. “Annual Mud and Clast Transport Rates by Cave Swallows (Petrochelidon fulva) at a Controlled Nesting Site in Central Texas.” Presented at the 42nd Annual Binghamton Geomorphology Symposium, Mobile, AL.

Tsikalas, Stephen G. 2011. “Quantifying Sediment Displacement by Mud-Nesting Swallows.” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Seattle, WA.

Tsikalas, Stephen G. 2010. “The Zoogeomorphology of Cliff Swallows in Hays County, Texas.” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Washington, D.C.

Tsikalas, Stephen G. 2009. “The Zoogeomorphology of Cliff Swallows in San Marcos, Texas.” Presented at the 40th Annual Binghamton Geomorphology Symposium, Blacksburg, VA.

Tsikalas, Stephen G. 2009. “Edible San Marcos, Engaging Students in Food Geography.” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Las Vegas, NV.

Boehm, Richard, Alan Backler, Judy Behrens, Cheryl Frazier, Audrey Mohan, and Stephen Tsikalas. 2008. “Geography: Teaching with the Stars.” Presented at the National Council for Geographic Education Conference, Dearborn, MI.

Bencloski, Joseph W. and Stephen G. Tsikalas. 2008. "A Landsat Digital Image Analysis of Lake Anna, Virginia, Thermal Properties." Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Boston, MA.

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