Books & Manuals

  1. Thornbush, M.J. and C.D. Allen, eds. 2018. Urban Geomorphology: Landforms and Processes in Cities. Elsevier. 362 Pages.

  2. Groom, K.M. and C.D. Allen. 2018. Cultural Stone Stability Index Reference Manual. Utah, USA: Stone Heritage Research Alliance, LLC. 112 pages.

  3. Groom, K.M. and C.D. Allen. 2018. Rock Art Rangers Handbook. Amman, Jordan: Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority, American Center for Oriental Research, and USAID. 58 pages.

  4. Groom, K.M., N.V. Cerveny, C.D. Allen, R.I. Dorn, S.J. Gordon, D.S. Whitley. 2018. Rock Art Stability Index Reference Manual (K.M. Groom, editor). Utah, USA: Stone Heritage Research Alliance, LLC. 238 Pages. (Bilingual, English-Arabic).

  5. Allen, C.D., ed. 2017. Landscapes and Landforms of the Lesser Antilles. Springer. 326 pages. Volume 13 in “World Geomorphological Landscapes”, P. Mignon, series editor.

  6. Allen, C.D., ed. 2017. The Andes: Geography, Diversity, and Sociocultural Impacts. Nova Science Publishers. 226 pages. “Earth Sciences in the 21st Century” series.

  7. Thornbush, M.J., C.D. Allen, and F.A. Fitzpatrick, eds. 2014. Geomorphological Fieldwork. Elsevier. 286 pages. Volume 18 in “Developments in Earth Surface Processes”, J. Shroder, series editor. Invited.

  8. Allen, C.D. 2008. Using Rock Art as an Alternative Science Pedagogy. Doctoral Dissertation, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. 217 pages.

  9. Sutton, L.M., H. Colson, C.D. Allen, and G. Judkins, eds. 2007. Introductory Physical Geography Laboratory Manual. Hayden McNeil: Michigan. 180 pages. 5th edition. Invited.

  10. Allen, C.D. 2001. STAARS: a Survival Manual for Anyone who Advises (Student Advising, Administration, and Registration System). Ogden, UT: Weber State University. 30 Pages. Invited.

Refereed Articles & Book Chapters

  1. Fritz, J.A. and C.D. Allen. ND. Historic Repeat Photography as a Tool for Examining Landscape Change on Barbados. Caribbean Urban Forum Proceedings 10: forthcoming. University of Guyana.

  2. Allen, C.D., C.D. Kennedy, K.M. Groom, N.V. Cerveny, R.I. Dorn, and D.S. Whitley. In Press. “The Rock Art Stability Index: A Non-Invasive Rapid Field Assessment for Condition Evaluation” in Global Perspectives for the Conservation and Management of Open-Air Rock Art Sites, A.B. Fernandes, M. Marshall, and I.D. Sanz, eds. Routledge. pp. forthcoming.

  3. Groom, K.M., G. Bevan, M.D. Al-Zalabieh, S.M. Al-Noaimat, and C.D. Allen. In Press. “Protecting the Heritage of the Hisma Desert: Community Engagement in the Geologic Assessment of Stone Inscription and Petroglyphs in the Wadi Rum Protected Area, Jordan” in Global Perspectives for the Conservation and Management of Open-Air Rock Art Sites, A.B. Fernandes, M. Marshall, and I.D. Sanz, eds. Routledge. pp. forthcoming.

  4. Allen, C.D. In Press. “Humanistic Geography” in The Concise Encyclopedia of Human Geography, D. Demeritt and L. Lees, eds. Edward Elgar Publishing, Ltd. pp. forthcoming.

  5. Allen, C.D. 2021. Foundational Moments in Geographers’ Lives: Tales from the Field. The Geographical Bulletin 62(2a): 49-53.

  6. Hassan, A., Alfaraj, M., Fayad, M., and C.D. Allen. 2021. Optimizing Site Selection of New Cities in the Desert Using Environmental Geomorphology and GIS: a Case Study of Kuwait. Applied Geomatics 13: 953-968. DOI: 10.1007/s12518-021-00403-1.

  7. Allen, C.D. and T.R. Paradise. 2021. Coastal Relict Landforms and the Legacy of Tony Orme. Physical Geography: DOI: 10.1080/02723646.2021.1919380.

  8. Monk, J. and C.D. Allen. 2021. The Deviant Geographer. The Geographical Bulletin 62(1): 43-44.

  9. Groom, K.M., C.D. Allen, and G. Bevan. 2020. The Rock-Art Rangers Program: Enhancing Tourism and Improving Employment Outcomes in Wadi Rum. Studies in the History and Archaeology of Jordan, Volume XIII: forthcoming. Jordan Department of Antiquities, Amman, Jordan.

  10. Hassan, A., M.G. Almatar, M. Torab, and C.D. Allen. 2020. Environmental Urban Plan for Failaka Island, Kuwait: a Study in Urban Geomorphology. Sustainability 12(17): 7125.

  11. Groom, K.M, G. Bevan, and C.D. Allen. 2020. Wadi Rum: Community-based Rock Art and Epigraphic Recording (2018-2019 season). Archaeology in Jordan 2: 142-143.

  12. Allen, C.D. and K.M. Groom. 2020. Choosing Your Perspective: Finding Adventure in the Middle of a Crisis. The Geographical Bulletin 61(1): 61-66.

  13. Groom, K.M., N.V. Cerveny, C.D. Allen, R.I. Dorn, and J. Theurer. 2019. Protecting Stone Heritage in the Painted Desert: Employing the Rock Art Stability Index in the Petrified Forest National Park. Heritage 2(3): 2111-2123.

  14. Allen, C.D. 2019. Jordan’s Forgotten Eastern Desert Qasour. FOCUS on Geography 62(2): DOI: 10.21690/foge/2019.62.2p.

  15. Groom, K.M., G. Bevan, and C.D. Allen. 2018. Wadi Rum: Community-based Rock Art and Epigraphic Recording Project (2016-17 season). Archaeology in Jordan 1: 96–97.

  16. Allen, C.D. and M.J. Thornbush. 2018. “Introduction” in Urban Geomorphology: Landforms and Processes in Cities, M.J. Thornbush and C.D. Allen, eds. Elsevier. pp. 1-6.

  17. Allen, C.D., S. Ester, K.M. Groom, R. Schubert, C. Hagele, M. James, and D. Olof. 2018. “A Geologic Assessment of Historic St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church Using the Cultural Stone Stability Index, Denver, Colorado” in Urban Geomorphology: Landforms and Processes in Cities, M.J. Thornbush and C.D. Allen, eds. Elsevier. pp. 277-302.

  18. Thornbush, M.J. and C.D. Allen. 2018. “Conclusion” in Urban Geomorphology: Landforms and Processes in Cities, M.J. Thornbush and C.D. Allen, eds. Elsevier. pp. 317-320.

  19. Allen, C.D. 2017. “Small Islands, Intriguing Landscapes” in Landscapes and Landforms of the Lesser Antilles, C.D. Allen, ed. Springer. pp. 1-5.

  20. Garmon, W.T., C.D. Allen, and K.M. Groom. 2017. “Lesser Antilles Geomorphologic and Climatic Overview” in Landscapes and Landforms of the Lesser Antilles, C.D. Allen, ed. Springer. pp. 7-15.

  21. Diller, S.L., C.D. Allen, A. Kuramae, and D.M. Thieme. 2017. “Anguilla” in Landscapes and Landforms of the Lesser Antilles, C.D. Allen, ed. Springer. pp. 31-43.

  22. Martin, E.A. and C.D. Allen. 2017. “Guadeloupe” in Landscapes and Landforms of the Lesser Antilles, C.D. Allen, ed. Springer. pp. 135-152.

  23. Martin, E.A. and C.D. Allen. 2017. “Martinique” in Landscapes and Landforms of the Lesser Antilles, C.D. Allen, ed. Springer. pp. 173-189.

  24. Allen, C.D., S.L. Diller, and T. Zabarauskas. 2017. “Grenada” in Landscapes and Landforms of the Lesser Antilles, C.D. Allen, ed. Springer. pp. 243-265.

  25. Allen, C.D. 2017. “Preface” in The Andes: Geography, Diversity, and Sociocultural Impacts, C.D. Allen, ed. Nova Science Publishers. pp. vii-x.

  26. Allen, C.D. 2017. “Introduction” in The Andes: Geography, Diversity, and Sociocultural Impacts, C.D. Allen, ed. Nova Science Publishers. pp. 1-4.

  27. Shanteau, J. and C.D. Allen. 2017. Rhizoplaca chrysoleuca as an Alternative Lichenometric Species: a Preliminary Investigation at the Lawn Lake Alluvial Fan, Rocky Mountain National Park, CO USA. The Geographical Bulletin 58(2): 79-91.

  28. Allen, C.D. and J.M. Barbour. 2016. Geography by Rail®: a New Twist on a Romantic Concept. Journal of Geography in Higher Education 40(4): 479-508.

  29. Cerveny, N.V., R.I. Dorn, C.D. Allen, D.S. Whitley. 2016. The Rock Art Stability Index (RASI): Advances in Rapid Condition Assessments of Rock Art Sites. Journal of Archeological Science Reports 10(2016): 871-877.

  30. Thornbush, M.J. and C.D. Allen. 2016. Photogeomorphology and Landscape Change. Zeitschrift für Geomorphologie 60(3): 1-9.

  31. Groom, K.M., C.D. Allen, L. Mol, T.R. Paradise, K. Hall. 2015. Defining Tafoni: Re-examining Terminological Ambiguity for Cavernous Rock Decay Phenomena. Progress in Physical Geography 39(6): 775-793.

  32. Groom, K.M. and C.D. Allen. 2014. Denver’s Forgotten Flood: The Geomorphologic Impacts of the 1933 Castlewood Dam Failure. Journal of the West 53(2): 54-65.

  33. Thornbush, M.J., C.D. Allen, F.A. Fitzpatrick. 2014. “Introduction” In Geomorphological Fieldwork. M.J. Thornbush, C.D. Allen, and F.A. Fitzpatrick, eds. Elsevier. pp. 1-9.

  34. Allen, C.D. 2014. “Why Fieldwork?” in Geomorphological Fieldwork, M.J. Thornbush, C.D. Allen, and F.A. Fitzpatrick, eds. Elsevier. pp. 11-29.

  35. Thornbush, M.J., C.D. Allen, F.A. Fitzpatrick. 2014. “Getting into the Field” in Geomorphological Fieldwork, M.J. Thornbush, C.D. Allen, and F.A. Fitzpatrick, eds. Elsevier. pg. 31.

  36. Thornbush, M.J., C.D. Allen, F.A. Fitzpatrick. 2014. “Teaching Geomorphology in the Field” in Geomorphological Fieldwork, M.J. Thornbush, C.D. Allen, and F.A. Fitzpatrick, eds. Elsevier. pp. 91-92.

  37. Thornbush, M.J., C.D. Allen, F.A. Fitzpatrick. 2014. “Field Methodologies” in Geomorphological Fieldwork, M.J. Thornbush, C.D. Allen, and F.A. Fitzpatrick, eds. Elsevier. pp. 173-174.

  38. Thornbush, M.J., C.D. Allen, F.A. Fitzpatrick. 2014. “Conclusion” in Geomorphological Fieldwork, M.J. Thornbush, C.D. Allen, and F.A. Fitzpatrick, eds. Elsevier. pp. 259-261.

  39. Allen, C.D. 2014. The Need for Fieldwork in Science. Journal of College Science Teaching 43(5): 10-11.

  40. Dorn, R.I, S.J. Gordon, C.D. Allen, N. Cerveny, J.C. Dixon, K.M. Groom, K. Hall, E. Harrison, L. Mol, T.R. Paradise, P. Sumner, T.J. Thompson, A.V. Turkington. 2013. The Role of Fieldwork in Rock-Decay Research: Case Studies from the Fringe. Geomorphology 200: 59-74. Invited.

  41. Allen, C.D. and K.M. Groom. 2013. Evaluation of Grenada's “Carib Stones” via the Rock Art Stability Index. Applied Geography 42: 165-175.

  42. Allen, C.D., T.J. Thompson, and M.K. Hansen. 2013. Using Music to Learn Geomorphology: An Undergraduate Experience. Geographical Bulletin 54(1): 37-48.

  43. Allen, C.D. 2013-present. “Humanistic Geography”, in Oxford Bibliographies in Geography. B. Wharf, ed. New York: Oxford University Press. Invited.

  44. Allen, C.D. and K.M. Groom. 2013. A Geologic Assessment of Grenada’s Carib Stones. International Newsletter on Rock Art 65: 19-24.

  45. Allen, C.D. 2012. Los Lavadores: Discovering Place in the Andes. Geographical Review 102(3): 364-371.

  46. Dorn, R.I., J. Dorn, E. Harrison, E. Gutbrod, S. Gibson, P. Larson, N.V. Cerveny, N. Lopat, K.M. Groom, and C.D. Allen. 2012. Case Hardening Vignettes from the Western USA: Convergence of Form by a Divergence of Hardening Processes. Association of Pacific Coast Geographers Yearbook 74: 53-75.

  47. Allen, C.D. 2011. Concept Mapping Validates Fieldwork’s Capacity to Deepen Students’ Cognitive Linkages of Complex Processes. Research in Geographic Education 13(2): 30-51.

  48. Allen, C.D. 2011. On Actor-Network Theory and landscape. Area 43(3): 274-280.

  49. Allen, C.D. and C. Lukinbeal. 2011. Practicing Physical Geography: an Actor-Network View of Physical Geography Exemplified by the Rock Art Stability Index. Progress in Physical Geography 35(2): 227-248.

  50. Allen, C.D., A.K. Cutrell, N.V. Cerveny, J. Theurer. 2011. Advances in Rock Art Research. La Pintura 37(1): 4-6, 13.

  51. Allen, C.D. 2010. Biogeomorphology and Biological Soil Crusts: a Symbiotic Research Relationship. Geomorphologie: Relief, Processus, Environnement 2010(4): 347-358.

  52. Allen, C.D. 2009. “Field Trips to the Canyons and Plains of SE Colorado and Their Potential for Educational Tourism”, in Southeast Colorado Heritage Tourism Report, R. Hartman, ed. Wash Park Media, pgs. 63-74. (Invited).

  53. Finn, J., A. Fernandez, D.D. Arreola, L.M. Sutton, C.D. Allen, and C. Smith. 2009. Puerto Peñasco: From Fishing Village to Tourist Mecca. Geographical Review 99(4): 575-597.

  54. Arreola, D.D., W.E. Doolittle, L.M. Sutton, A. Fernandez, J. Finn, C. Smith, and C. Allen. 2009. Huepác Revisited: Cultural Remapping of a Sonoran Townscape. Journal of the Southwest 51(2): 137-164.

  55. Allen, C.D., J. Dorn, and R.I. Dorn. 2009. Fire in the Desert: Initial Gullying Associated with the Cave Creek Complex Fire, Sonoran Desert, Arizona. Association of Pacific Coast Geographers Yearbook 71: 182-195.

  56. Allen, C.D. 2009. Monitoring Environmental Impact in the Upper Sonoran Lifestyle: a New Tool for Rapid Ecological Assessment. Environmental Management 43(2): 346-356.

  57. Allen, C.D. and R.I. Dorn. 2008. Graduate Degrees in Geographic Education: Exploring an Online Model. The California Geographer 48: 85-103.

  58. Dorn, R.I., D.S. Whitley, N.V. Cerveny, S.J. Gordon, C.D. Allen, and E. Gutbrod. 2008. The Rock Art Stability Index: A New Strategy for Maximizing the Sustainability of Rock Art. Cultural Heritage 1(1): 37-70.

  59. Allen, C.D. 2007. “Biogeography and Soils, Laboratory 13”, in Introductory Physical Geography Laboratory Manual, 5th edition, Sutton, L. M., H. Colson, G. Judkins, and C. D. Allen, eds. Hayden McNeil: Michigan. 14 pages, including 4 illustrative figures.

  60. Lukinbeal, C. and C.D. Allen. 2007. Virtual Egalitarianism, Critical Pedagogy, and Geography Education. Journal of Geography 106(5): 199-205.

  61. Allen, C.D. 2005. Micrometeorology of a Smooth and Rugose Biological Soil Crust Near Coon Bluff, Arizona. Journal of the Arizona-Nevada Academy of Sciences 38(1): 21-2

Commentaries, Commissions, & Book Reviews (*invited)

  1. Allen, C.D. 2021. A Message From The Editor of The Geographical Bulletin. Gamma Theta Upsilon Newsletter, October: 4.*

  2. Allen, C.D. 2021. Editor’s Note. The Geographical Bulletin 62(1): 1-2.

  3. Allen, C.D.* 2021. A Message From The Editor of The Geographical Bulletin. Gamma Theta Upsilon Newsletter, April: 3.

  4. Allen, C.D. 2021. A Message from the Editor of The Geographical Bulletin. Gamma Theta Upsilon Newsletter, February: 5-6.*

  5. Allen, C.D. 2020. Editor’s Note. The Geographical Bulletin 61(2): 69.

  6. Allen, C.D. 2020. Editor’s Note. The Geographical Bulletin 61(1): 1.

  7. Allen, C.D. 2020. The Geographical Bulletin Update. Gamma Theta Upsilon Newsletter, May: 6.*

  8. Allen, C.D. 2019. Editor’s Note. The Geographical Bulletin 60(2): 91.

  9. Allen, C.D. 2019. The Geographical Bulletin: Open to All. Gamma Theta Upsilon Newsletter, May: 5.*

  10. Allen, C.D. 2019. Editor’s Note. The Geographical Bulletin 60(1): 1.

  11. Allen, C.D. 2018. New Section Added to The Geographical Bulletin. Gamma Theta Upsilon Newsletter, December: 1-2.*

  12. Allen, C.D. 2018. Editor’s Note. The Geographical Bulletin 59(2): 72-73.

  13. Thornbush, M.J. and C.D. Allen. 2018. Geomorphology. Invited blog post for Elsevier’s SciTech Connect blog (September): http://scitechconnect.elsevier.com/geomorphology/.

  14. Allen, C.D. 2018. Editor’s Note. The Geographical Bulletin 59(1): 1-3.

  15. Allen, C.D. 2018. Making The Geographical Bulletin Online and Open Access. Gamma Theta Upsilon Newsletter, April: 1-2.*

  16. Allen, C.D. 2017. A Note from the (new) Editor. The Geographical Bulletin 58(2): 65.

  17. Allen, C.D. 2018. Geographical Fact Checker for ¡BOOM! Spanish game show, Gestmusic.*

  18. Allen, C.D. 2016. Taking Full Advantage of Your Fulbright. Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES) blog (October, selected as a top-ten blog of 2016).*

  19. Allen, C.D. 2016. Wither “Traditional” Geography? American Association of Geographers Newsletter (May).

  20. Allen, C.D. 2016. The Last Launch: Messages in a Bottle (by Yi-Fu-Tuan). Social and Cultural Geography 17(3): 463-464.*

  21. Allen, C.D. 2015-16. Section Editor for Photogeomorphology and Landscape Change special issue 60(3), Zeitschrift für Geomorphologie.*

  22. Allen, C.D. 2015. Romantic Geography: In Search of the Sublime Landscape (by Yi-Fu Tuan). The AAG Review of Books 3(2): 60-62. (Commissioned).

  23. Allen, C.D. and K.M. Groom. 2014. Grenada’s Carib Stones. Amerindian Exhibit, Grenada National Museum (Caribbean).*

  24. Allen, C.D. (as “Phillip Sullivan”). 2012. Withdrawing from a Job You’ve Accepted. The Chronicle of Higher Education.

  25. Aiken-Wisniewski, S. and C.D. Allen. 2005. Did Einstein Know the Date to Withdraw? Techniques and Activities to Educate Your Campus Community about Academic Advising. Online feature article for National Academic Advising Association (NACADA).*