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
San Marcos Greenbelt Alliance
Diversity Committee
Faculty Advisor
Coastal Conservation Association Student Organization Group
University Stakeholder Representative
Edwards Aquifer Habitat Conservation Plan