Wendy Patzewitsch

Wendy Patzewitsch

Instructional Assistant Professor Emerita


  (979) 845-7141

  CSA 301D


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.


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

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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