Ph.D. in Geography 2002 University of Idaho, M.A. in Geography University of Oregon, and his BS in Geology (Cum Laude) from Northern Arizona University.
Current research interests lie in Environmental Studies, the American West, Population, Historical, & Economic Geography. Dr. Ewert has lived in western states from Arizona to Alaska. A life-long and mesmerized observer of the region, his current research and writing focus on the rapid demographic and economic change occuring in the American West and the costs associated with such environmental and cultural transgressions.
Office: SS 304
Phone: (801) 626-6197
Courses Taught at Weber State University
GEOG PS 1000 Natural Environments of the Earth
GEOG SS/DV 1300 Places & Peoples of the World
GEOG SS/DV 1520 Geography of the United States and Canada
GEOG 3210 Urban Geography
GEOG 3360 Economic Geography
GEOG 3450 Cartography
GEOG 3460 Advanced Cartography
GEOG 3540 Geography of Latin America and the Caribbean
GEOG 4880 Individual Research
GEOG 4890 Cooperative Work Experience
GEOG 4950 Advanced Regional Field Studies
GEOG SI 4990 Senior Research Seminar
Courses Taught at Other Institutions
Land and Resource Regulation
World Regional Geography
Introduction to Anthropology
Social Science Freshman Seminar
Environment amid Changing Values
- ASearching for the >Old West= in the Theme Towns of the New West,@ (submitted to MONTANA: The Magazine of Western History and forthcoming).
- Four Great Salt Lake Maps: Region, Study Area, Weber County, and Davis County@ for a colleague=s dissertation, conference presentations, and articles (2008).
AFrom Hinterland to Bellwether: A Century of Demographic and Economic Change in the Pacific Northwest@ (The Journal of the West, Vol. 45, No. 1, Winter 2006, pp 41-51).
ALemhi Pass and Tendoy, Idaho,@ in America=s Historic Sites (Pasadena: Salem Press, 2000).
ASetting the Pacific Northwest Stage: The Influence of the Natural Environment,@ Chapter 1 in Dale D. Goble and Paul W. Hirt, eds., Northwest Lands, Northwest Peoples: Readings in Environmental History (Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1999).
ARural Place Redevelopment and the >Rise of Theme Towns.=@ Published Abstracts, Annual Conference Southwestern Division of the Association of American Geographers, Conference Guide, Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas, 2008.
AAre Crowds Better than Cows? The Conversion to Tourism, Recreation, and Retirement in the Pacific Northwest=s Amenity Towns.@ Published Abstracts, Planetary Stewardship: an Interdisciplinary Conference on the Environment, Conference Guide, The Borah Foundation, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho, 1998.
AFrom Extractive to Attractive: Demographic and Economic Boom and Bust in the Non-Metropolitan American West.@ F. Andrew Schoolmaster, editor, (Papers and Proceedings of the Applied Geography Conferences, Volume 20, 1997, page 354)