Glenn R. Sebastian
Curriculum vitae
as of December 1, 1999

Personal Information Degree Information Teaching Awards
Grants Publications Papers Organizations

 

PERSONNEL INFORMATION

APPOINTMENT: Associate Professor of Geography - Chairperson

Department of Geography and Geology-A&S

BUSINESS: Department of Geology/Geography

University of South Alabama
Mobile, AL 36688
BUS. PHONE: (251) 460-6381

BORN: June 18, 1941
SPOUSE: Darlene
TENURED: October 4, 1973
GRAD FACULTY: Associate Member March 3, 1994

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DEGREE INFORMATION

(1977) D.A., Geography, University of Northern Colorado (Doctor of Arts)
(1965) M.A.T., Geography, Saint Louis University
(1963) B.S., Geography, Saint Louis University

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PROFESSIONAL TEACHING EXPERIENCE

(1982-Present) Associate Professor of Geography, University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama.
(1989) Adjunct Professor, Lifelong Learning, Springhill College.
(1979) Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of West Florida, Pensacola, Florida.
(1978-1982) Assistant Professor, University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama.
(1967-1978) Instructor, University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama.
(1965-1967) Instructor, Department of Geology and Geography,

Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana.

OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

(Summer, 1977) Instructor for Mobile County Library Summer Program in Earth Science

Campus Coordinator of the Experiment in International Living

Chairman, Southern Regional Advisory Board for the Experiment in International Living

Member, National Task Force for the Experiment in International Living

(1964-1968) Seasonal employment as Ranger-Naturalist, Blue Ridge Parkway, Department of the Interior, Roanoke, Virginia

(1964-1965) Teaching Assistant, Department of Geography, Saint Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri

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AWARDS, ACTIVITIES, HONORS

Assistantship to the Department of Geography, Saint Louis University 1963

Saint Louis University Fellowship (1964)

Graduate Teaching Assistant, Saint Louis University (1963-65)

Out-of-State Tuition Grant, University of Northern Colorado (1975)

University of Northern Colorado Geographic Grant (1975)

Alpha Lambda Delta - Professor of the Quarter (1978)

National Council for Geographic Education (1982)

Alabama Geographic Alliance

Awards Committee/Scholarship Committee (1982-1983)

Experiment in International Living Tribute (March 1989)

National Selection Committee for Educational Excellence,

Department of Education, Washington, D.C. (1990)

Board of Trustees, "The Experiment in International Living," Brattleboro, Vermont

Chairperson, National Volunteer Task Force, The Experiment in International Living (1984-1989)

Outstanding Professor of 1990 (U.S.A. Alumni Association)

Outstanding Faculty Member of the Year-1990 (Alpha Lamda Delta)

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GRANTS

Pecan Production in Mobile County, Alabama, University of South Alabama Research Committee, Grant 16-3312.

National Park on National Forest Directory, University of South Alabama Research Committee, Grant 16-3263.

Tung-Nut Reclamation in Mobile County, Alabama, University of South Alabama Research Committee, Grant 16-3244.

Cayman Island Research Project, University of South Alabama Research Committee, Grant 16-3313.

Educational Grant on Guided Design, Exxon Educational Fund -

National Council for Geographic Education, Fall 1981.

Alabama Geographic Alliance, Summer Institute, Summer, 1991

Alabama Geographic Alliance, Summer Institute, Summer, 1993

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PUBLICATIONS

Our Lands: A Teaching Aid to the National Parks, Monuments, Forests, and Battlesfields. University of South Alabama, Department of Publications, 1971.

Pecan Cultivation in Mobile County Alabama, Ecumene, A Geographical Publication of East Texas State University, Vol. IV, No. 1, February 1972.

Oil Shale Multi-Media Kit, National Council for Geographic Education, Spring, 1975.

"Cayman Brac: A Micro-Study in Geographic Plant Distribution," The Mississippi Geographer, Vol. I, No. 1, Spring, 1973.

"The Tennessee-Tombigbee: Waterway of the Future,", Mobile Monthly, April/May, 1983.

"Wet, Wild, and Wonderful," Sebastian, Glenn, and Williams, Bill, Mobile Monthly, April, 1988.

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PAPERS PRESENTED

"Pecan Cultivation in Mobile, Alabama," Alabama Academy of Science Meeting, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, 1970

"Field Research Studies in the Cayman Islands--British West Indies," Alabama Academy of Science Meeting, Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, Alabama, 1972

"Cayman Brac: A Micro-Study in Geographic Plant Distribution," South Dakota State University, Brookings, South Dakota, 1977

"Crop Combinations in Pecan Orchards in Mobile and Baldwin Counties, Alabama," South Dakota State University, Brookings, South Dakota, 1979

"Agricultural System Change in the Cayman Islands, B.W.I.," Association of American Geographers, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1979

"The Frequency and Selection Process Crop Combinations in Pecan Orchards of Mobile and Baldwin Counties, Alabama," Association of American Geographer, Louisville, Kentucky, 1980

"Cayman Brac, B.W.I.: A Teaching/Field Station for Geography Majors, "National Council for Geographic Education, Des Monies, Iowa, 1980

"Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras: A Geographic Field Exercise for the University Community," National Council for Geographic Education, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1982.

N.C.G.E. - "The Doctor of Arts as a Departmental Chairperson." San Diego, California, October, 1982.

N.C.G.E. - "The Tennessee - Tombigbee Waterway of the Future." San Diego, California, October, 1982.

N.C.G.E. - "Writing Across the Curriculum: Geography." Ocho Rios, Jamaica, October, 1983. (Document accepted for reproduction by ERIC for announcement in "Resources in Education.")

N.C.G.E. - "Teaching Weather Concepts," Toronto, Canada, October, 1984. (Document accepted for reproduction by .Eric for announcement in "Resources in Education.")

Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway, Keynote Address, South Dakota Geographic Society, Brookings, South Dakota, 1990.

"Big Bend National Park," Alabama Academy of Science Meeting, Mobile College, 1990.

"Big Bend: An Endangered National Park," Arid Lands Association, Annual Meeting, Reno, NV, April, 1996.

"Exploring the Desert Environment (writing across the curriculum)," International Earth Science Meeting, University of Hawaii - Hilo, Hilo, HA, August, 1998.

INVITED PAPERS

"Tennessee-Tombigbee: A Drought Resistant Waterway," University of Northern Colorado Winter Conference, January, 1989.

"Alabama's Waterways," Laval University, Department of Anthropology, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada, February 15, 1991.

"Digging for Wood and Climbing for Water: The Last Outpost of the National Park Service, The 28th Annual South Dakota Geography Convention, Brookings, SD, March 22, 1997.

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PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

Association of American Geographers

National Council for Geographic Education

Southeastern Division of the Association of American Geographers

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