Faculty Profile for Dr. John P Tiefenbacher

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Dr. John P Tiefenbacher
Professor — Department of Geography
ELA 361
phone: (512) 245-8327

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Pourghasemi, H. R., Mohammadian, A., Tiefenbacher, J. P., Alinejad, M., Hosseinalizadeh, M., Kariminejad, N., & Chen, W. (n.d.). Gully-headcut-susceptibility modeling using functional trees, naïve Bayes-tree, and random-forest models. Geoderma. Retrieved from 2
  • Hosseinalizadeh, M., Kariminejada, N., Chen, W., Pourghasemi, H. R., Alinejad, M., Behbahani, A. M., & Tiefenbacher, J. P. (2019). Spatial modelling of gully headcuts using UAV data and four best-first decision classifier ensembles (BFTree, Bag-BFTree, RS-BFTree, and RF-BFTree). Geomorphology, 329, 184–193.
  • Tiefenbacher, J. P. (n.d.). Choice Magazine.
  • Tiefenbacher, J. P. (2017). Water: Urban. In D. Richardson, N. Castree, M. F. Goodchild, A. Kobayashi, W. Liu, & R. A. Marston. (Eds.), The International Encyclopedia of Geography. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781118786352.wbieg0126
  • Tiefenbacher, J. P. (2017). Review of The Flood Year, 1927: A Cultural History. Princeton University Press.

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Honorary Professor of International Studies. January 1, 2008 - 2017
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Favorite Professor Award, The Alfred H. Nolle Chapter of the Alpha Chi National College Honor Society. April 2016
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Honorary Professor of International Studies, Texas State University-San Marcos. August 2011 - August 2014
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Honorary Professor of International Studies. August 2008 - August 2011
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Outstanding Paper Award, “Bi-national Responses to Emergencies and Disasters: Cooperation between Mexico and the United States,”, TIEMS: The International Emergency Management Society Annual Conference. June 2008

Selected Grants

  • Tiefenbacher, John P. Research Enhancement Grant. "Geographic Assessment of Roadway Hazards at Water Crossings during Flash-Flood Events in Central Texas.", Research Enhancement Program, Institutional (Higher Ed), $8000. (Funded: 2005). Grant.
  • Tiefenbacher, John P. Natural Hazards Research and Applications Information Center--Quick Response Grant. (Funded: 2000). Grant.
  • Tiefenbacher, John P. Quick Response Grant. “Low Water Crossings during Flood Events: Assessing the Attributes of Problematic Flooded Small and Intermittent Stream Crossings During Deadly, Heavy- rainfall Events.”, Natural Hazards Research and Applications Information Center, $3145. (Funded: 2003 - 2004). Grant.
  • Tiefenbacher, John P. Quick Response Grant. "Place, Perception and Choice - A Disaster Reconstruction Model." Quick Response Program, Natural Hazards Research and Applications Information Center. (Funded: December 20, 1998 - December 28, 1998). Grant.
  • Tiefenbacher, John P. Research Enhancement Grant. "Mapping Recent Citrus Freeze Damage in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas.", Research Enhancement Program, Institutional (Higher Ed), $2300. (Funded: January 1997 - August 1997). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Chair
Ad Hoc Committee for Travel-funding Policies
January 2019-Present
Editorial Review Board Member
Journal of Geographical Research
September 2018-Present
Book proposal reviewer of previous edition of new book
Guilford Press
January 2018-Present
Editorial Review Board Member
Environmental and Socio-economic Studies
January 2018-Present
Editorial Review Board Member
Environmental and Socio-economic Studies
January 15, 2018-Present