Faculty Profile for Dr. Christi Townsend

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Dr. Christi Townsend
Senior Lecturer — Dept of Geography & Environmntl Studies
ELA 328
phone: (512) 245-8302

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Myles, C. C., Collins, K. G., & Townsend, C. G. (n.d.). Wine, deep in the heart of Texas. In Routledge Handbook of Wine and Culture, edited by S. Charters, M. Demossier, J. Dutton, G. Harding, D. Marks, J. Smith Maguire, and T. Unwin. United Kingdom: Taylor and Francis.
  • Tiefenbacher, J. P., & Townsend, C. G. (2019). The Semiofoodscape of Wine: The Changing Landscape of the Cultures of Making, Selling, and Drinking Wine.
  • Olson, E. J., & Townsend, C. G. (2018). An ArcGIS Model for Avalanche Risk Assessment in the North Cascades, Washington. Papers in Applied Geography, 4(2), 193–204. Retrieved from https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/23754931.2018.1425632
  • Dixon, R. W., Moore, T. W., & Townsend, C. G. (2016). Baseline Climatology of Sounding-Derived Parameters Associated with Atlantic and Gulf Coast Tropical Cyclone Tornado Clusters. Papers in Applied Geography, 1–8.
  • Townsend, C. G., Butler, D. R., & Dixon, R. W. (2016). The Challenge of Growing Wine Grapes in the Hill Country: An Evaluation of Changing Grower Perceptions of Natural Hazards in Texas Vineyards. Papers in Applied Geography, 2(1), 105–112.

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Teaching Award of Honor, Texas State Alumni Association. 2020
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Favorite Professor Award, Alpha Chi. April 2018
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Alpha Chi Favorite Professor, The Alfred H. Nolle Chapter of the Alpha Chi National College Honor Society. 2015
  • Award / Honor Recipient: 2nd Place, Association of American Geographers Wine Specialty Group Student Paper Competition. 2012
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Texas State University Graduate College Scholarship. 2009 - 2011

Selected Service Activities

Evaluation Committee
September 2020-Present
Diversity Committee
September 2017-Present
Non-tenure Line Committee of the Faculty Senate: Liaison for the Department of Geography
Board Member
Johnson High School Band Boosters
February 2019-May 2020
Department of Geography Alumni Reunion and Student Celebration
April 2019