Thomas (Tom) HuberThomas (Tom) Huber

Columbine 2031
curriculum vitae


  • PhD, Geography, University of Colorado, Boulder, 1980
  • MA, Geography, Syracuse University, 1976
  • BS, Geography, USAF Academy, 1969

Research Interests:

  • Colorado Geography
  • Mountain Geomorphology/Soils
  • Remote Sensing for Resource Management

Research Projects:

  • Currently most of my time is writing a book (An American Provence) comparing the North Fork Valley of the Gunnison River in Colorado with the Vaucluse in southern France.

Courses Taught:

  • Statistical Analysis in Geography
  • Writing Place
  • Mountain Environments
  • Geography of Colorado
  • Soils
  • Intro to Remote Sensing
  • Image Processing
  • Map and Compass
  • Geomorphology

Awards and Honors:

  • 2012 University of Colorado, Thomas Jefferson faculty award winner
  • 2010 Winner of Individual Community Greenie Award from Veda (w/ Carole Huber)
  • 2009 UCCS Campus Sustainability Award (w/ Carole Huber)
  • UCCS Teacher of the Year
  • University of Colorado President’s Teaching Scholar
  • Fulbright Fellowship

Selected Publications:

  • An American Provence, University Press of Colorado, 2011
  • Hayden's Landscapes Revisited, under review, University of Oklahoma Press, 2012

Outreach and Service:

  • Board member - Rocky Mountain Field Institute
  • Board member - Catamount Center for the Geography of the Southern Rockies
  • Chair, Reappointment, Tenure, and Promotion Task Force (2007-2008)
  • Member, University of Colorado President Search Committee (2005)
  • Member, Heller property Oversight Committee