Wieters - Christopher C. Gibbs College of Architecture


Dr. Kathleen M. Wieters


Texas A&M University
PhD, Urban & Regional Sciences

University of Texas at Austin
MS, Community & Regional Planning

Trinity University
BA, Philosophy, International Studies, & Spanish

Curriculum Vitae 

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K. Meghan Wieters teaches courses in environmental planning; subdivision planning, history, and theory; and planning related issues with public health and active living. Dr. Wieters received her Ph.D. in Urban and Regional Sciences at Texas A&M University (2009), where she also received a Robert Wood Johnson Active Living Research dissertation grant to support her research on issues related to public health and the built environment . Dr. Wieters received her Masters of Science in Community and Regional Planning (MSCRP) at the University of Texas at Austin and her B.A. in Philosophy, International Studies (concentration on Latin America) and minor in Spanish at Trinity University. Dr. Wieters was a practicing planner in Austin, Texas for 10 years working in transit planning, neighborhood planning and non-motorized mode planning.

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Professional Credentials

Member, American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP), American Planning Association. (August 1998 – Present).

Committee Co-Chair, TRB Subcommittee for Pedestrian and Bicycle University Education Joint Subcommittee of ANF20, ANF10. (2014-Present).

Committee Chair, Oklahoma Public Health Association. (2013-2014).

Selected Publications

Trachtenberg, Z., Castro, A. J., Gates, K. K., Randall, A. R., Schlupp, I. B., Soreghan, G. S., Theriault, N. W., Wieters, K. M. (2017). “(Inter)facing the Anthropocene: How to Represent an Interdisciplinary Interaction.” Resilience: A Journal of the Environmental Humanities, Vol. 5, No. 1, 18-38.

Wieters, K. M. Advantages of Online Methods in Planning Research: Capturing Walking Habits in Different Built Environments Sage Open, July-September 2016 ed., 1-11.

Featured Contracts, Grants, and Sponsored Research

Jourdan, D. E. (Principal Investigator), Harris, J. C. (Co-Principal Investigator), Wieters, K. M. (Co-Principal Investigator), “Tribal Climate Change Planning Initiative,” Sponsored by U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Federal. (February 15, 2015 – December 31, 2016).

Wieters, K. M. (Principal Investigator), “2036 Comprehensive Plan for the Town of Goldsby,” Sponsored by Town of Goldsby, Oklahoma, State. (January 10, 2016 – July 31, 2016).

Wieters, K. M., “1422 CDC Healthy Cities,” Sponsored by Ok State Department of Health, State, $108,000.00. (August 2015 – May 2016).

Jourdan, D. E. (Principal Investigator), Graham, C. (Co-Principal Investigator), Lowery, B. C. (Co-Principal Investigator), Wieters, K. M. (Co-Principal Investigator), “Statewide Housing Needs Assessment,” Sponsored by Integra Realty Resources, Industry. (January 1, 2015 – December 31, 2015).