Department of Geography & Environmental Studies

David Havlick, PhD

David Havlick, PhD

Associate Professor / Graduate Director

Columbine Hall, rm. 2015

Work : 719.255.4906
dhavlick@uccs.edu

Areas of Interest

  • Militarized Landscapes
  • Ecological Restoration, Ethics, and Policy
  • Conservation and Public Land Policy
  • Sustainability
  • Political Ecology
  • Critical Geography

Education

  • PhD, Geography, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2006
  • MS, Environmental Studies, University of Montana, 1992
  • AB, English, Dartmouth College, 1987

Courses Taught

  • World Regional Geography
  • Conservation and U.S. Public Lands
  • Restoration Geographies
  • Militarization, Environment, and Society
  • Introduction to Environmental Studies and Sustainability
  • Cultural and Political Ecology
  • Qualitative Methods in Geography

Selected Publications

  • Tredway, Jeremy C. and David G. Havlick. (In press). "Assessing the Potential of Low Impact Development Techniques on Runoff and Streamflow in the Templeton Gap Watershed, Colorado." The Professional Geographer.
  • Havlick, David G., Eric Billmeyer, Thomas Huber, Brandon J. Vogt, and Kyle Rodman. 2016. "Informal Trail Impacts: Hiking, Trail Running, and Mountain Bicycling in Shortgrass Prairie," Journal of Sustainable Tourism 24(7): 1041-1058.
  • Hourdequin, Marion and David G. Havlick (eds.) 2015. Restoring Layered Landscapes: History, Ecology, and Culture. NY: Oxford University Press.
  • Havlick, David G. and Eric Perramond. 2015. “Militarized Spaces and Open Range: Piñon Canyon and (Counter)Cartographies of Rural Resistance,” Environment and Planning D 33(1): 169-184.
  • Havlick, David G. 2014. “The Iron Curtain Trail’s Landscapes of Memory, Meaning, and Recovery,” Focus on Geography 57(2): 126-133.
  • Havlick, David G., Marion Hourdequin, and Matthew John. 2014. “Examining Restoration Goals at a Former Military Site,” Nature and Culture 9(3): 288-315.
  • Havlick, David G. 2014. "Opportunistic Conservation at Former Military Sites in the United States, "Progress in Physical Geography 38(3): 271-285.
  • Hourdequin, Marion and David G. Havlick. 2013. "Restoration and Authenticity Revisited," Environmental Ethics 35(1): 79-93.
  • Havlick, David G. 2011. "Disarming Nature: Converting Military Lands to Wildlife Conservation," The Geographical Review 101(2): 183-200.
  • Doyle, Martin W., Emily H. Stanley, David G. Havlick, Mark J. Kaiser, George Steinbach, William L. Graf, Gerald E. Galloway, and J. Adam Riggsbee, "Aging Infrastructure and Ecosystem Restoration," Science 319 (18 January 2008): 286-287.
  • Havlick, David G. 2002. No Place Distant: Roads and Motorized Recreation on America's Public Lands. Washington, D.C.: Island Press. 297 pp.

Honors and Awards

  • 2015-2016: UCCS Faculty Award for Excellence in Research
  • 2015-2018: Joint Venture Agreement with USDA-Forest Service, "Palliative Nature: Long-Distance Outdoor Experiences as Therapy for PTSD," (with co-PI Lee Cerveny), $23,998.
  • 2015: UCCS Global Intercultural Research Center seed grant, "Commemoration and Reuse of Militarized Sites in Japan," $3,880.
  • 2014-2015: UCCS Compass Curriculum course development grants for sustainability and inclusiveness components, "Qualitative Methods in Geography" ($500), and "Introduction to Environmental Studies and Sustainability" ($1000).
  • 2013-2014: UCCS LAS Outstanding Research and Creative Works Award
  • 2013: American Geographic Society, McColl Family Fellowship (to research changes along the Iron Curtain Trail in central Europe)
  • 2010-2014: National Science Foundation research grant, Science and Technology Studies: "Authenticity and Historical Fidelity in Ecological Restoration," (with co-PI Marion Hourdequin), $244,881

Volunteer and Service

  • Graduate Director, UCCS MA in Applied Geography
  • Director, UCCS Sustainable Development minor
  • UCCS Sustainability Committee
  • LAS Representative, UCCS Faculty Assembly
  • Board Member, Catamount Center for Geography of the Southern Rockies
  • Advisory Board, Wild Rockies Field Institute
 
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