Faculty Profile for Dr. Kimberly Michelle Meitzen

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Dr. Kimberly Michelle Meitzen
Assistant Professor — Department of Geography
ELA 382
phone: (512) 245-1336

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Wohl, E. E., Brierley, G., Cadol, D., Coulthard, T. J., Covino, T., Fryers, K. A., … Sklar, L. S. (2019). Connectivity as an Emergent Property of Geomorphic Systems,  Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 44(1), 4–26. https://doi.org/doi.org/10.1002/esp.4434
  • Meitzen, K. M., Kupfer, J. A., & Gao, P. (2018). Modeling Hydrologic Connectivity and Virtual Fish Movement Accross a Large Southeastern Floodplain. Aquatic Sciences, 80(5).
  • Meitzen, K. M., Phillips, J., Perkins, T., Manning, A., & Julian, J. P. (2018). Catastrophic flood disturbance and a community’s response to plant resilience in the heart of the Texas Hill Country. Geomorphology, 305, 20–32.
  • Abbott, S. K., Kamarinas, I., J, Meitzen, K. M., Fuller, I., Mc Coll, S., & Dymond, J. (2018). State-shifting at the edge of resilience: river suspended sediment responses to land use change and extreme storms. Geomorphology, 305, 49–60.
  • 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.

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Outstanding Service Award, Department of Geography, Texas State University. 2016
  • Award / Honor Recipient: 2014 Favorite Professor Award of The Alfred H. Nolle Chapter of the Alpha Chi National College Honor Society - Graduate Inductees. 2014
  • Award / Honor Recipient: NASA-MSU Professional Enhancement Award, United States International Association of Landscape Ecology (US-IALE). 2011
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Paul E. Lovingood Research Excellence Award, Geography, USC – Columbia. 2009
  • Award / Honor Recipient: SPOT Award, South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, Geological Survey. 2009

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.
  • Meitzen, Kimberly Michelle (Principal). Research Enhancement Proposal, Texas State University. Reconstructing an Old-Growth Cypress Forest from Legacy Effects of Historic Logging, $8000. (Funded: 2013). Grant.
  • Meitzen, Kimberly Michelle. Friends of Congaree Swamp Research Grant, Friends of Congaree Swamp, $500. (Funded: 2010). Grant.
  • Meitzen, Kimberly Michelle. Society of Wetland Scientist Student Research Grant, Society of Wetland Scientists, $500. (Funded: 2010). Grant.
  • Meitzen, Kimberly Michelle. Biogeography Specialty Group PhD Student Research Grant, Biogeography Specialty Group of the Association of American Geographers, $700. (Funded: 2010). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Board Member
San Marcos Runners Club
2018-Present
Member
San Marcos Greenbelt Alliance
2018-Present
Chair
Diversity Committee
2017-Present
Faculty Advisor
Coastal Conservation Association Student Organization Group
2017-Present
University Stakeholder Representative
Edwards Aquifer Habitat Conservation Plan
2017-Present