UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH ALABAMA

Department of Earth Sciences - Geography

Dr. Lary M. Dilsaver

Professor of Geography


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Research Interests

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Recent Peer-reviewed Articles and Chapters

Recent Professional Papers

 

Present Address:

            Department of Earth Sciences, University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL  36688.

            Phone: (251) 460-6381, (251) 461-1735.  FAX (251) 461-1487.

            E-mail address: ldilsaver@usouthal.edu

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Academic Employment:

Professor, University of South Alabama, September 1992- Present.

Associate Professor, University of South Alabama, September 1988-August 1992.

Assistant Professor, University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL, September 1982-August 1988.

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Education:

B.A.,  Geography, California State University, Hayward, 1971

            M.A., Geography, California State University, Hayward, 1977

            Ph.D., Geography, Louisiana State University, 1982

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Awards:

            Career Research Award, National Park Service, Park History Office, January 16, 2002.

            Dean’s Lecturer Award, College of Arts and Sciences, University of South Alabama, 1997-1998.

Forest History Society - Theodore C. Blegen Award - "Best article on conservation  published in 1990." (Dilsaver and Strong

1990 article.)

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Research Interests:

Conservation, Land Use and Public Policy

Frontier Settlement and Land Use Development

Cultural Landscape Studies

Historical Geography of the United States

National Parks

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Books:

            Lary M. Dilsaver. 2004. Cumberland Island National Seashore:A History of Conservation

           Conflict. (Charlottesville, VA:University of Virginia Press.) 323pp.

 

            William Wyckoff and Lary M. Dilsaver (eds.) 1995. The Mountainous West:  Explorations 

            in Historical Geography. (Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press.) 420pp.

 

            Lary M. Dilsaver (ed.) 1994. America's National Parks:  The Critical Documents.

            (Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, Inc.) 487 pp.

 

Lary M. Dilsaver and Craig Colten (eds.) 1992. The American Environment:  Interpretations of Past Geographies.

(Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, Inc.) 271 pp.

 

Lary M. Dilsaver and William Tweed. 1990. Challenge of the Big Trees:  A Resource History of Sequoia and Kings Canyon

National Parks. (Three Rivers, CA:  Sequoia Natural History Association (distributed by University of Arizona Press.)) 379 pp.

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Recent Peer-reviewed Articles and Chapters:

            Lary M. Dilsaver and William Wyckoff. 2005. “The Political Geography of National

            Parks.” Pacific Historical Review, Vol. 74, No. 2, pp. 237-266

 

            Craig Colten and Lary M. Dilsaver. 2005. “The Hidden Landscape of Yosemite National

            Park.” Journal of Cultural Geography, Vol. 22, No. 2, pp. 27-50

 

            Lary M. Dilsaver. 2005. “Who’s Sacred Place?  Planning Conflict at Cumberland Island

            National Seashore.” Historical Geography, Vol. 33, pp. 202-225  

 

            Lary M. Dilsaver. 2003. “National Park Service Representation of the American West.” In:

            Gary Hausladen (ed.) Western Spaces, American Places (Reno, NV: University of Nevada

            Press.) pp. 111-132

 

            Lary M. Dilsaver, William Wyckoff, and William Preston. 2000. “The Fifteen Events That

            Shaped California’s Human Landscape.” The California Geographer, Vol. 40, pp. 1-76.

            Reissued as a monograph with the same title by the Association of American Geographers

            2002.

 

            Lary M. Dilsaver. 1999. “Tourism Conflict at Canaveral National Seashore: Nudity, Law

            and Space.” The Florida Geographer, Vol. 30, pp.41-54.

 

            Lary M. Dilsaver and William Wyckoff. 1999. “Agency Culture, Cumulative Causation, and Development in Glacier National

            Park.” Journal of Historical Geography, Vol. 25 (1) pp.75-92.

 

            Lary M. Dilsaver. 1998. “Some Notes on Thematic and Multi-Park Administrative

           

            Histories.” Cultural Resources Management, (National Park Service) Vol. 21 (9) pp. 46-49.

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Recent Professional Papers:

            “History versus Wilderness on Cumberland Island National Seashore,” Association of

              American Geographers Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, CA, March 20, 2002.

 

            “National Park Representation of the American West,” Association of American

              Geographers Annual Meeting, New York, NY, March 2, 2001.

 

            “Tourism Conflict at Canaveral National Seashore: Nudity, Law, and Space,” Association

              of American Geographers Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, April 6, 2000.

 

            “Anatomy of a Wilderness Planning Nightmare,” Association of American Geographers

             Annual Meeting, Honolulu, HI, March 26, 1999

 

            “National Parks and Local Communities,” Invited Presentation, National Council for Public

             History Annual Meeting, Austin, TX, April 19, 1998.

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Dr. Lary M. Dilsaver

Professor of Geography

 

University of South Alabama
Phone: (251) 460-6381 

Fax:    (251) 461-1487

 

ldilsaver@usouthal.edu

 

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