Faculty & Staff Directory
GENI Executive Director
Bachelor of Science, Purdue University, 1985, Atmospheric Physics and Agriculture (Agricultural Climatology) Education Certification, Indiana University, 1990 (Earth-Space Science, General Science, Math, Physics)
Providing quality Geography education for Indiana's K+ educators and students. Engaging Indiana citizens in advancing Geographic Literacy. Enjoy the topics of soils, water, agriculture, literature, human-environment interaction, and geospatial technologies - as applied to a K-12 classroom.
Planned, coordinated, presented over 200 workshops, 35 institutes, hundreds of conference sessions -- all focusing on Geography Education and Geographic Literacy: local, state, national.
Indiana Citizenship in Education Award, Indiana Council for the Social Studies, 1996; Outstanding Contributions Toward Geography Education Award, National Council for Geographic Education, 2009; Special Service in Education Award, Indiana Council for the Social Studies, 2012; Outstanding Service to Education Award, Indiana Council for the Social Studies, 2016
See the GENI websites: www.iupui.edu/~geni, www.iupui.edu/~ghw, www.iupui.edu/~gst, www.iupui.edu/~linctech. Publication of the Indiana in Maps: Geographic Perspectives of the Hoosier State (an Indiana atlas) and accompanying Curriculum Guide. Contributor to Climate Change & Variation, Volumes I and II - teaching and resources for climate change education grades 4 - 16. Contributor to Food and Famine in the 21st Century, Volumes I and II - teaching and resources for classroom applications about hunger, poverty, food, and famine in the K+ classroom. Creation of the Giant Traveling Map of Indiana (and accompanying Curriculum Guide & Resource Trunk), a 15' x 21' resource to aid in the teaching and understanding about Geography and Indiana. Creation of the Giant County Maps & Timelines for Indiana's 92 counties as a bicentennial legacy resource.
Indiana schools(P-16), libraries, museums state-wide, St. Vincent de Paul Society, Boy Scouts of America Crossroads of America Council, Holy Spirit Catholic Church and School, and Archdiocese of Indianapolis.