Becky Buller

Becky Buller

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Title Geographer
Address 305 Hardin Hall
3310 Holdrege Street
Lincoln NE
68583-0973
FAX 402-472-2946
E-mail rbuller2@unl.edu
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email: rbuller2@unl.edu

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Dr. Rebecca A. Buller currently serves as a lecturer for the Geography program, undergraduate instructor for the Center for Great Plains Studies, and book review editor for the academic journals Great Plains Quarterly and Great Plains Research. Her latest research inspired the creation of the new course “Human Trafficking in Nebraska and the Great Plains” (GEOG/GPSP/HIST 400). During the Fall 2014 semester, she is teaching Introduction to Human Geography (GEOG 140), Elements of Physical Geography (GEOG 155), and online Women of the Great Plains (GPSP 377, GEOG 377, WMNS 377). During the Spring 2015 semester she will be teaching Elements of Physical Geography, Geography of Nebraska (GEOG 370), and Women of the Great Plains. In her free time, Becky enjoys traveling, camping, fishing, and exploring the outdoors with her husband and children.

Positions

  • Gamma Theta Upsilon (GTU) Geography Honorary Society (Alpha Phi Chapter) Adviser
  • Geography Program Undergraduate Adviser (Fall 2014)
  • Book Review Editor, Great Plains Quarterly
  • Book Review Editor, Great Plains Research
  • Center for Great Plains Studies Fellow and Instructor
  • Geography Lecturer
  • Geography Program ACE Coordinator
  • Geography Student Organization (GSO) Adviser

Offices

  • Center for Great Plains Studies office on City Campus- 503 Hewit Place
  • Geography office on City Campus- 830 Oldfather
  • Geography office on East Campus- 305 Hardin

Main Address

Geography
305 Hardin Hall
3310 Holdrege
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Lincoln, NE 68583-0962

Dissertation

Intersections of Place, Time, and Entertainment in Rural Nebraska in the Late 19th and Early 20th Centuries available at http://digitalcommons.unl.edu/geographythesis/3/

Selected Publications

Buller, Rebecca A. Review of The Big Empty: The Great Plains in the Twentieth Century, by R. Douglas Hurt. Montana: The Magazine of Western History 62, no. 4 (2012).
Buller, Rebecca A. Review of Women on the North American Plains, edited by Renee M. Laegreid and Sandra K. Mathews. Great Plains Quarterly 32, no. 3 (2012): 236-237.
Buller, Rebecca A. “Intersections of Place, Time, and Entertainment in Nebraska’s Hidden Paradise.” Nebraska History 92, no. 2 (2011): 82-95.
Buller, Rebecca A. “Life and Landscapes in the Post-Office Communities of Holt County, Nebraska.” Great Plains Quarterly 28, no. 2 (2008): 135-151.
Intersections of Place, Time, and Entertainment in Rural Nebraska in the Late 19th and Early 20th Centuries (PhD Dissertation)   On-Line

Educational Background

  • PhD - University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Geography (2009)

Awards

  • – 2014 Certificate of Recognition for Contributions to Students awarded by UNL Parents Association 
  • 2012 – Certificate of Recognition for Contributions to Students awarded by UNL Parents Association 
  • 2011 – Certificate of Recognition for Contributions to Students awarded by UNL Parents Association 
  • 2010 – Hewes Award awarded by Geography Program at UNL 
  • 2009 – Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant, Honorable Mention awarded by UNL Graduate Studies 

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Professional Organizations

Cultural Geography, Geographic Education, Great Plains' Women's History and Populations, Historical Geography and Historical Geography of the Great Plains, Human Trafficking/Social Justice, Humanistic Geography, Place Attachment, Qualitative Methods, Recreation and Tourism, Rural Geography, Sense of Place

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Courses Taught in the Current Semester
Course Number Course Title Day Time Cross Listing
GEOG 140 Introductory Human Geography TR 1100-1215 P n/a
GEOG 155 Elements of Physical Geography TR 1230-0145 P n/a
GEOG 377 Women of the Great Plains Online Online GEOG/GPSP/WMNS 377
Courses Taught
Course Number Course Title Fall Even Years Fall Odd Years Spring Even Years Spring Odd Years Summer Session Cross Listing
GEOG 140 Introductory Human Geography X X X X n/a
GEOG 155 Elements of Physical Geography X X X n/a
GEOG 155 Elements of Physical Geography X X X X n/a
GEOG 370 Geography of Nebraska X X n/a
GEOG 377 Women of the Great Plains X X X X WMNS/GPSP 377