Department of Earth Sciences
The University of Memphis
Memphis, Tennessee 38152
Ph.D. University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee
1980 (Geography and Geology)
M.S. University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee , 1972 (Geography and Geology)
B.S. University of Chinese Culture, Taipei, Taiwan, 1968 (Earth Science)
*Graduated with honor; ranked first of forty-four in the class of 1968.
Fall, 2001 – present Professor, Department of Earth
Fall, 1993 – 2001 Professor and Chairman, Department of Geography and Planning, The University of Memphis, Memphis,
Fall, 1992 – 1993 Professor and Chairman, Department of Geography and Planning, Memphis State University, Memphis,
Fall, 1999 Visiting Professor at the University of Pittsburgh, Institute of Shipboard Education, Semester at Sea (SAS).
Spring, 1991 Visiting Professor at East China Normal University, Shanghai, and Huazhong Normal University, Wuhan, China
(Professional Development Assignment)
1987 - 1992 Associate Professor of Geography and Planning, Memphis State University, Memphis, Tennessee.
Summer, 1986 Lecturer of Geography Department, East China Normal University, Shanghai, China.
Summer, 1985 Invited Panel and Discussant for National Development Seminar, Sponsored by the Ministry of Executive,
Republic of China, 1985.
1983 - 1987 Assistant Professor of Geography and Planning, Memphis State University, Memphis, Tennessee 38152
1986 Tenure granted by the University
1981 - 1983 Assistant Professor of Geography Department, Memphis State University, Memphis, Tennessee 38152
1974 - 1981 Environmental Planner, Knoxville/Knox County Metropolitan Planning Commission, Knoxville, Tennessee 37901
Urban Physical Environment
Landform and Terrain Analysis
Aerial Photo Interpretation
Asia - China
Geographic Information System
GEOG 1010: Earth Sciences: Weather and Climate
GEOG 4/6201: Urbanization and Environment
GEOG 4/6306 and (UNIV 4506): Geography of East Asia and (Thematic Studies of China)
GEOG 4/6231: Water Resources
GEOG 7231: Seminar in Water Resources
GEOG 7201 and Plan
Seminar in Environmental Analysis