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Mindy Kimball

Mindy Kimball

PhD, 2014, School of Sustainability

School of Sustainability
Arizona State University
PO Box 75502
Tempe, AZ 85287-5502


  • PhD, 2014, School of Sustainability


  • PhD, Sustainability, Arizona State University, 2014
  • MS, Geology, California State University-Hayward, 2005
  • BS, Environmental Science (computer science minor), United States Military Academy, 1996


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Journal Articles


Davies, S. R., C. Selin, S. Rodegher, C. A. Allende, M. Burnam-Fink, C. DeVittorio, C. Glerup, C. Keys, M. Kimball, M. Liao, C. Monfreda and B. Trinidad. 2015. Studying Emerge: Findings from an event ethnography. Futures 70(Jun):75-85. DOI: 10.1016/j.futures.2014.05.003. (link )


Chester, M., M. J. Nahlik, A. M. Fraser, M. Kimball and V. M. Garikapati. 2013. Integrating life-cycle environmental and economic assessment with transportation and land use planning. Environmental Science & Technology 47(21):12020-12028. DOI: 10.1021/es402985g.. (link )

Kimball, M., M. Chester, C. Gino and J. Reyna. 2013. Assessing the potential for reducing life-cycle environmental impacts through transit-oriented development infill along existing light rail in Phoenix. Journal of Planning and Education Research 33(4):395-410. DOI: 10.1177/0739456X13507485. (link )


Kimball, M. 2010. Climate change: Understanding it links directly to achieving national space policy goals while being useful at tactical and strategic levels. Army Space Journal 9(3):52-55.



Kimball, M. and M. Chester. 2013. Breaking automobile path dependence for sustainability mobility: Passengar transportation infrastructure in the Phoenix metropolitan area. Presentation at the International Symposium on Sustainable Systems and Technology, 16-17 May 2013 , Cincinnati, OH.


Kimball, M. and M. Chester. 2012. Passenger transportation in metropolitan Phoenix: LCA to measure the vested interest in the status quo. Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Center for Life Cycle Assessment, 2012, Seattle, WA.


Kimball, M., A. Faustmann, K. Abraham and B. Wallen. 2010. Not such as easy target: A student case study using ground penetrating radar to locate buried mortars at West Point. Presentation at the 23rd Symposium on the Application of Geophysics to Engineering and Environmental Problems, 11-15 April 2010, Keystone, CO.


Kimball, M. and A. L. Day. 2007. Do Army family social clubs reflect Army culture or regional culture?. Presentation at the American Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting, 17-21 April 2007, San Francisco, CA.


Kimball, M., M. S. Craig, S. J. Heller and J. Lienkaemper. 2005. Near-surface geophysical investigations of the Green Valley and Hayward Faults. Presentation at the American Geophysical Union Joint Assembly, 23-27 May 2005, New Orleans, LA.


Craig, M. S., S. J. Heller, M. Kimball and J. Lienkaemper. 2004. GPR surveying for paleochannels at the Green Valley Fault. Presentation at the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, 13-17 December 2004, San Francisco, CA.

Conference Papers


Kimball, M., M. Craig and J. Lienkaemper. 2011. Using seismic refraction to identify and characterize near-surface expression of active faults in the eastern San Francisco Bay area, CA. Proceedings Volume. Third Conference on Earthquake Hazards in the Eastern San Francisco Bay Area.

Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, 2008

Army Role Model Award, Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM), 2007

Mary Harrington Award for Outstanding Graduate Thesis, California State University-East Bay, 2005

Assistant Professor, United States Military Academy, 2005-2008

Lifetime Member, Adjutant General's Corps Regimental Association

Volunteer Presenter, Climate Reality Project

Member, Geological Society of America

17 years service as an active duty officer in the United States Army

Member, Association for Women Geoscientists

Member, American Center for Life Cycle Assessment

Member, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America

Member, U.S. Green Building Council

Lifetime Member, Army Space Professionals Association

Member, West Point Women

Member, American Geophysical Union

Member, Association of the United States Army

Member, Arizona Chapter of the American Planning Association