Alyson Greiner


 Alyson Greiner

ALYSON L. GREINER
Professor
Editor, Journal of Cultural Geography

Department of Geography
Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, Oklahoma  74078-4073

Office:  326 Murray Hall
Phone:  (405) 744-9169  or  (405) 744-6250
Fax:  (405) 744-5620
e-mail:  alyson.greiner@okstate.edu

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   EDUCATION

 Ph.D.

Geography The University of Texas

1996

 M.A. Geography University of Missouri

1991

 B.A.

Geography Mary Washington College

1988


  AREAS OF INTEREST

• Cultural Geography
• Geographic Thought
• Historical Geography of Australia
• Folk Architecture and Historic Preservation
• Necrogeography (especially burial customs and practices)
• Regional Geographies: Europe, Africa, and Australia/Pacific


  PROFESSIONAL AND ACADEMIC WORK EXPERIENCE

Professor, Department of Geography
Oklahoma State University, 2014 - Present.

Associate Professor, Department of Geography
Oklahoma State University, 2002 - 2014.

Assistant Professor, Department of Geography
Oklahoma State University, 1996 - 2002.

 


  SELECTED PUBLICATIONS 

Books and Book Chapters

Greiner, Alyson L. Forthcoming. “Sacred Space and Globalization.” In The Changing World Religion Map, edited by S. Brunn. NY: Springer.

Greiner, Alyson L. 2014. Visualizing Human Geography: At Home in a Diverse World. 2nd ed. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons. PR

Greiner, Alyson L. and Wikle, Thomas A. 2013. “Part Strategy and Serendipity: A Candid Guide to Career Planning for Geographers.” In Practicing Geography: Careers for Enhancing Society and the Environment, edited by M. Solem, K. Foote, and J. Monk. Boston: Pearson and AAG, 1-14. PR

Greiner, Alyson L. 2011. Visualizing Human Geography: At Home in a Diverse World. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons in collaboration with the National Geographic Society. PR

Greiner, Alyson L., and Jordan-Bychkov, Terry G. 2002. Anglo-Celtic Australia: Colonial Immigration and Cultural Regionalism. Santa Fe, NM: Center for American Places. PR

Articles

Delvecki, Ajax and Greiner, Alyson L. Forthcoming. “A Circling of Wagons? A Look at Orania, South Africa.” Focus on Geography. PR

Hyrapiet, Shireen and Greiner, Alyson L. 2012. “Calcutta’s Hand-Pulled Rickshaws: Cultural Politics and Place Making in a Globalizing City.” Geographical Review 102(4): 407-426. PR

Greiner, Alyson L. 2010. “No Longer Youthful, but Not Yet Middle-Aged: Thirty Years of the Journal of Cultural Geography.” Journal of Cultural Geography, Volume 27(3), pp 239-247.

Greiner, Alyson L. and Wikle, Thomas A. 2008. “Episodic Volunteerism after Hurricane Katrina: Insights from Pass Christian, Mississippi.” International Journal of Volunteer Administration, Volume 25(3), pp 14-25 (part of a special issue on episodic volunteerism). PR

Greiner, Alyson L. 2004. “Terry G. Jordan-Bychkov.” Journal of Historical Geography, Volume 30,  pp 552-558.

Greiner, Alyson L. 2003.  “A History of Geography at Oklahoma State University.” Southwestern Geographer, pp 77-112.

Greiner, Alyson L. 2003. “In Memoriam: Louis Seig.” Journal of Cultural Geography, Volume 21(1), pp 121-126.

Greiner, Alyson L. 2003. “USA: Gräber erzählen Geschichte [Cemeteries as a Window on the Ethnic Mosaic of the United States].”  Der Überblick, the quarterly magazine of the Protestant Churches’ Development Services in Germany, June, pp 30-33.

Greiner, Alyson L., Wikle, Thomas A. and Spencer, Jennifer M. 2002. "Geographic Education and Careers in Geography." Journal of Geography, Volume 101(4), pp 153-160. PR

Greiner, Alyson L. 2001. “Popular Culture, Place Images, and Myths:  The Promotion of Australia on American Television.” Journal of Popular Culture, Volume 34(4), pp 91-101. PR

Greiner, Alyson L. and Jordan-Bychkov, Terry G. 1997. “Scottish Migration to the Eastern Australian Outback.”  Scottish Geographical Magazine, Volume 113(3), pp 159-167. PR

Jordan, Terry G. and Greiner, Alyson L., eds. 1996. "Texas Travel Diary of Henry H. Field, 1853."  Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 99(3), pp 351-370.

Jordan, Terry G. and Greiner, Alyson L., eds. 1994. "Irish Migration to Rural Eastern Australia."  Irish Geography, Volume 27(2), pp 135-142. PR

PR: Peer Reviewed

 


  GRANTS & CONTRACTS RECEIVED

Women in Oklahoma History: Research and Thematic Survey
Alyson L. Greiner
Oklahoma Historical Society and National Park Service, Oklahoma City, OK
2013 - 20014.  Amount: $37,092

Thematic Survey of Historic Movie Theaters in Central Oklahoma
Alyson L. Greiner
Oklahoma Historical Society and National Park Service, Oklahoma City, OK
2004 - 2005.  Amount: $47,093

Thematic Survey of New Deal Era Public Art in Oklahoma
Alyson L. Greiner
Oklahoma Historical Society and National Park Service, Oklahoma City, OK
2003 - 2004.  Amount: $47,859 

Reconnaissance Level Survey of Four East Central Oklahoma Towns
Alyson L. Greiner
Oklahoma Historical Society and National Park Service, Oklahoma City, OK
2001 - 2002.  Amount: $65,157

Reconnaissance Level Survey of Four Southeastern Oklahoma Towns
Alyson L. Greiner
Oklahoma Historical Society and National Park Service, Oklahoma City, OK
2000 - 2001.  Amount: $61,250

Reconnaissance Level Survey of a Portion of Duncan, Oklahoma
Alyson L. Greiner
Oklahoma Historical Society and National Park Service, Oklahoma City, OK
1999 - 2000.  Amount: $65,753

Reconnaissance Level Survey of a Portion of McAlester, Oklahoma
G. Carney and Alyson L. Greiner
Oklahoma Historical Society and National Park Service, Oklahoma City, OK
1998 - 1999.  Amount: $73,963

Where Geography Can Take You: An Interactive CD-ROM
Alyson L. Greiner and Thomas Wikle
National Geographic Society Education Foundation/Oklahoma Geography Fund
1999.  Amount: $8,746 


  PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

American Geographical Society
Association of American Geographers
Consortium of Oklahoma Geographers
National Council for Geographic Education
Australian Studies Association of North America

Editor, Journal of Cultural Geography, 2002-present
Assistant Editor, Journal of Cultural Geography, 1998-2002


  AWARDS

Outstanding Teacher Award
   Department of Geography, Oklahoma State University; 2002, 2008

Citation of Merit
   State Historic Preservation Office; 2002

Distinguished Teaching Achievement Award
   National Council for Geographic Education; 2000