Dr. M. Duane Nellis
|Professor, Honors College and Geography|
|Office:||204A McClellan Hall|
||Honors College, MS 1017,
Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 79409-1017
- B.S., Earh Science/Geography, Montana State University, 1976
- M.S., Geography, Oregon State University, 1977
- Ph.D., Geography, Oregon State University, 1980
- Land use / land cover change.
- Remote sensing and geographic information systems.
- Geography education.
Dr. Nellis is recognized nationally and internationally for his research that utilizes satellite data and geographic information systems (GIS) to analyze various dimensions of the Earth’s land surface. His research has been funded by more than 50 sources, such as NASA, the National Geographic Society, the U.S. Agency for International Development, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. His research has led to more than 120 articles and reports in a wide range of top scholarly journals, and 17 books and book chapters.
Dr. Nellis is also recognized for research related to leadership in higher education. He has given more than 100 professional presentations and has been invited to speak at more than 80 universities and related settings internationally.
Past President, Texas Tech University, and University Honors Professor, Honors College