Faculty Profile for Dr. David R Butler

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Dr. David R Butler
Regents' Professor — Department of Geography
ELA 120-B
phone: (512) 245-7977

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Thoms, M. C., Meitzen, K. M., Julian, J. P., & Butler, D. R. (2018). Bio-geomorphology and resilience thinking: common ground and challenges. Geomorphology, 305, 1–7.
  • Butler, D. R. (2018). Zoogeomorphology in the Anthropocene. Geomorphology, 303, 146–154.
  • Butler, D. R. (2018). From the Archives – Man as a Geological Agent: An Account of His Action on Inanimate Nature, by Robert Lionel Sherlock, 1922. Progress in Physical Geography, 42(4), 530–534.
  • Butler, D. R. (2018). Zoogeomorphology and Resilience Theory. Geomorphology, 305, 154–162.
  • Holtkamp, C., Weaver, R., & Butler, D. R. (2018). The Rocky Mountains and the Southwest: Using Feature Names to Study Two Iconic Subregions in the American West. Geographical Review, 108(3), 410–432.

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Editor, Annals of the American Association of Geographers, American Association of Geographers. November 19, 2016 - Present
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Graduating Student "Recognition of Campus Support", Texas State University. February 2016 - Present
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Honorary Professor of International Studies, Texas State University. 2013 - Present
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Visiting Geographical Scientist, Visiting Geographical Scientist Program, American Association of Geographers. January 1, 2015 - December 31, 2017
  • Award / Honor Recipient: James J. Parsons Distinguished Career Award “In Recognition of Outstanding Lifetime Achievements in Biogeography”, Biogeography Specialty Group, American Association of Geographers. April 7, 2017

Selected Grants

  • Julian, Jason Paul (Principal), Meitzen, Kimberly Michelle, Butler, David R. Resilience and Bio-Geomorphic Systems: The 48th Annual Binghamton Geomorphology Symposium, NSF-Geomorphology & Land Use Dynamics, Federal, $39250. (Funded: 2017 - 2018). Grant.
  • Butler, David R. Fieldwork in Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming, Federal, $5000. (Funded: 2018). Grant.
  • Butler, David R. Resilience and Bio-Geomorphic Systems: The 48th Annual Binghamton Geomorphology Symposium, National Science Foundation, Federal, $39250. (Funded: 2017 - Present). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Editor
Annals of the American Association of Geographers
January 2017-Present
Departmental Mentor to Dr. Kimberly Meitzen
2016-Present
Organizer
“Fire Lookouts of Glacier National Park” Facebook page
2015-Present
Organizer
“Mountain Geography Specialty Group of the AAG” Facebook page
2015-Present
Organizer
“Binghamton Geomorphology Symposium” Facebook page
2014-Present