Faculty Profile for Dr. Colleen Crystal Myles

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Dr. Colleen Crystal Myles
Associate Professor — Dept of Geography & Environmntl Studies
Program Faculty — International Affairs
ELA 139
phone: (512) 245-1327

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Myles, C. C., Tobias, M., & McKinnon, I. (2021). ‘A big fish in a small pond’: How Arizona wine country was made. In Agritourism, Wine Tourism, Craft Beer Tourism: Local Responses to peripherality through tourism niches. California, United States.
  • Savelyev, A., Wiley, D., Myles, C. C., & Goff, P. (2020). Virtual Pub Crawl: Assessing the Utility of Social Media for Geographic Beer Research In The United States. Intervalla.
  • Ashford-Hanserd, S. N., Sarmiento, E. R., Myles, C. C., Roundtree, A. K., Hayton, M.-P. E., Ybarra, E., … Maleki, S. (2020). African American experiences in the historic Dunbar neighborhood in San Marcos, Texas: A case study of counter-life stories. Social Sciences, 9(10). https://doi.org/10.3390/socsci9100177
  • Myles, C. C. (2020). Fermented landscapes: Lively processes of socio-environmental transformation. Lincoln, NE, United States: University of Nebraska Press.
  • McKinnon, I., Hurley, P. T., Myles, C. C., Maccaroni, M., & Filan, T. (2019). Uneven urban metabolisms: toward an integrative (ex)urban political ecology of sustainability in and around the city. Urban Geography, 40(3), 352–377. https://doi.org/10.1080/02723638.2017.1388733

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Teaching Award of Honor, Texas State University. May 2020
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Mobility Partner (funded residency at the University of Rennes-2, Brittany, France), University of Rennes-2. June 2017
  • Award / Honor Recipient: J. Warren Nystrom Award - Finalist, American Association of Geographers. October 1, 2014 - April 1, 2015
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Second Place, Tom McKnight Graduate Student Paper Award, California Geographical Society. April 2012
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Rural American West Paper Award, Rural Geography Specialty Group of the Association of American Geographers. 2011

Selected Grants

  • Ashford-Hanserd, Shetay Nicole (Principal), Sarmiento, Eric Ryan (Co-Principal), Rayburn, Steven W (Co-Principal), Myles, Colleen Crystal (Co-Principal), Davio, Rebecca Lynn (Supporting), Fox, Rebekah L (Supporting), Guajardo, Miguel (Supporting), Valencia, Louie Dean (Supporting), Valle, Rosina Ruiz (Supporting). #ReclaimDunbar: A community needs assessment for the Dunbar arts, cultural and innovation district, Multidisciplinary Team Formation (MTI) Grant, Texas State University, Texas State University, $1000. (Funded: July 1, 2018 - December 31, 2019). Grant.
  • Myles, Colleen Crystal. Research Enhancement Program (REP) grant, Texas State University, $8000. (Funded: 2013). Grant.
  • Myles, Colleen Crystal. Graduate Studies Travel Award, University of California, Davis, Institutional (Higher Ed). (Funded: 2011). Grant.
  • Myles, Colleen Crystal. Oroville Thompson Travel Grant, Community Development Graduate Group in the Department of Human and Community Development, UC Davis, Institutional (Higher Ed). (Funded: April 2007). Grant.
  • Devine, Jennifer Ann, Myles, Colleen Crystal. Research Enhancement Program (REP), Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Texas State University, $12000. (Submitted: October 2023). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Globe Book Award Committee, American Association of Geographers
Regional Division Councilor for the Southwest, National Council, American Association of Geographers
Reviewer / Referee
Rowan & Littlefield
College of Liberal Arts Study Abroad Council
August 2023-Present
Campus Facilities Planning Committee
August 2023-Present