Department of Geography and the Environment

Sheryl Luzzadder-Beach

ProfessorPh.D., University of Minnesota-Minneapolis

Professor and Chair; Fellow of the C.B. Smith, Sr. Centennial Chair in United States - Mexico Relations #2
Sheryl Luzzadder-Beach


  • Phone: 512-232-1583
  • Office: CLA 3.718
  • Office Hours: Spring 2016: by Appointment
  • Campus Mail Code: A3100


Geoarchaeology; Hydrology and Water Quality; Geomorphology; Spatial Statistics; Gender, Science, and Human Rights; Mesoamerica; Mediterranean and Near East; Iceland.


GRG 396T • Enviro Hydrology & Society

36585 • Fall 2015
Meets T 400pm-700pm CLA 3.106

Prerequisite: Graduate standing; additional prerequisites vary with the topic and are given in the Course Schedule.

Restricted enrollment; contact the department for permission to register for this class. Course number may be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

Topic description: Aspects of soil geomorphology: soil formation, earth surface processes (erosion, sedimentation, and salinization) soil sustai nability, and landscape interactions in the Mediterranean, Mexico, and t he American Corn Belt. Will explore management and policy, soil interact ions in watersheds, and field and laboratory methods through readings, l abs, and field trips.


GRG 390K • Issues In Geography

37695 • Fall 2014
Meets TH 400pm-700pm CLA 3.710

Examines the history, philosophy, and ontology of geography, including its various subfields. Required of all first-year graduate students in geography.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing in geography, or graduate standing and consent of the graduate adviser.

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