Welcome to Arkansas State University!

Professor of Geography


  • Ph.D. - Geography, University of Tennessee, 197.
  • M.A. - Geography, Memphis State University, 1968.
  • B.S. - Geography, Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, Tennessee, 1966.

Teaching Specialties

  • Introduction to Geography
  • Physical Geography
  • Resource Management (Land Use Planning, Conservation, and Water Resources)

Research Interests

  • Amenity Land Developments
  • Water Resources
  • Planning Problems Associated with Pre-Platted Communities
  • Rural and Recreational Land Use


  • American Planning Association
  • Association of American Geographers
  • Southwest Division, Association of American Geographers
  • Southeast Division, Association of American Geographers
  • National Council for Geographic Education
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Arkansas Geographical Society
  • Gamma Theta Upsilon
  • National Geographic Society
  • Audubon Society

Recent Publications

“Resolving Problems Created by Interstate Land Sales Operations: The Case of Gulf American Corporation,”  Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, April 21, 2015.

“Restoration within an Important Western Everglades Watershed,”  Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, April 1, 2016.

“Water Woes within Amenity-based Subdivisions,” American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, April 8, 2017.

Bill Stroud

Contact Information

P: (870) 972-3125
F: (870) 972-3694


Building: HSS
Room: 3081