Faculty Profile for Mark L Carter
Biography and EducationSince joining the Texas State Geography Department faculty nineteen years ago, Mr. Mark Carter has taught more than 5,000 geography students.
In his role as Internship Coordinator, Mark has assisted hundreds of our students with internship placement, career advising and strategies for their job search. Mark maintains a website for our students with internship and job postings and stays connected with our Geography Alumni using LinkedIn.com.
Mark has served as faculty advisor for several of our student organizations and is the department’s representative to the University’s Environmental Services Fee Committee.
Every semester, Mark leads a team effort to solve the multivariate-puzzle of putting together a schedule of classes for the largest department of geography in the United States.
Mark also helps keep the department compliant with our on-going assessment processes and is a primary author of the department’s most recent Academic Program Review.
Mr. Mark Carter is a geography department alumni earning his Bachelor’s degree in 1992, then his Masters of Applied Geography degree in 1994. Mr. Carter is a recipient of the Geography Department’s Distinguished Alumni Award, the Non-Traditional Student Organization’s Professor of the Year Award and a multiple-year recipient of the Alpha Chi National Honor Society’s – Favorite Professor Award.
Teaching InterestsResearch Methods / Urban Planning / Career Planning
Research InterestsResearch Methods / Urban Planning / Career Planning
- Award / Honor Recipient: Silver Star Award, Department of Geography. April 27, 2019
- Award / Honor Recipient: Favorite Professor Award, ALPHA CHI National Honor Society. September 2017 - December 2017
- Award / Honor Recipient: College of Liberal Arts Achievement Award for Excellence in Teaching, College of Liberal Arts. September 2016 - August 2017
- Award / Honor Recipient: Department of Geography Outstanding Leadership Award, Department of Geography. September 2016 - August 2017
- Award / Honor Recipient: Favorite Professor Award ALPHA CHI National Honor, ALPHA CHI National Honor Society. January 1, 2014 - May 30, 2014
Selected Service Activities
Geography Department Alumni Reunion and Student Celebration Award Ceremony Master of Ceremonies
Alumni Reunion and Student Celebration
April 27, 2019-Present
Geography Internship and Careers TRACS Site (geoguest/geography)
December 31, 2019
Voting member of the University Environmental Service Fee Committee
January 1, 2006-December 31, 2019
August 1, 2005-December 31, 2019
August 1, 2000-December 31, 2019