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Dr. Wendy Patzewitsch
Wendy Patzewitsch
(979) 845-7141
CSA 301D

Texas A&M University
MS 3147
College Station, Texas 77843-3147


Ph.D., Human Geography, Texas A&M University
M.S., Geophysics, Southern Methodist University
B.A., Mathematics, Trinity University
GIS Certificate, University of Texas at Dallas, 2000

  • Finalist in the Student Paper Competition at 2006 SWAAG
  • First prize in Texas A&M Student Research Week, social sciences ($200), 2005
  • Graduate Excellence Scholarship, TAMU College of Geosciences, Department of Geography ($1,000), 2004
  • Graduate Merit Scholarship ($17,000), 2001-02
  • Texas A&M Association of Former Students Scholarship ($3,000), 2001-02
  • Hollis Marshall Memorial Scholarship ($1,000), 2001-02

GEOG 201: Introduction to Human Geography

GEOG 202:  Geography of the Global Village

GEOG 203:  Planet Earth

GEOG 213:  Planet Earth Lab

GEOG 205:  Environmental Change

GEOG 301:  Geography of the United States

GEOG 390:  Principles of GIS

Wendy Patzewitsch

Instructional Assistant Professor

Research Interests

Research Interests

Dissertation: “Changing Patterns and Perceptions of Water Use in East Central Texas Since the Time of Anglo Settlement.”

  • Texas water resources.
  • Historical environmental geography of the American South and West.
  • Local histories and folk culture.

Selected Publications

Patzewitsch, W.  2014. “When a geographer collects bricks.”  Journal of the International Brick Collectors Association, 32(2):  60-61.

Patzewitsch, W.  2011. Images of America: Bryan, Texas.  Charleston, sc: arcadia publishing.

Additional Information

Professional Experience

08/2008 – Present: Lecturer of Geography at Texas A&M University
08/2007 – 05/2008: Instructor of Human Geography at Louisiana State University
01/2007 – 05/2007: Instructor of Geography at Blinn College
08/2004 – 05/2007: Lecturer of Geography at Texas A&M University
08/2002 – 05/2003: Teaching Assistant in Geography at Texas A&M University
06/1986 – 08/2001: Founding member and Sr. Explorationist with Chief Petroleum Company in Dallas
12/1973 – 06/1986: Geophysicist and Exploration Manager with Atlantic Richfield in Dallas, Anchorage, and Houston

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