Dr. Alisa Hass

Assistant Professor of Geography

Dr. Alisa Hass
(615) 898-2726
Room 235, Davis Science Building (DSB)
MTSU Box 9, Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Degree Information

  • PHD, University of Tennessee, Knoxville (2019)
  • MS, University of Tennessee, Knoxville (2008)
  • BS, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (2007)

Areas of Expertise

Hazard Climatology, Biometeorology, Applied Climatology, Heatwaves, Climate Change

 

Publications

Hass, A.L. and Ellis, K.N.  2019.  Motivation for heat adaption: How perception and exposure affect individual behaviors during hot weather in Knoxville, Tennessee.  Atmosphere, 10(10):591.  https://doi.org/10.3390/atmos10100591

Hass, A.L. and Ellis, K.N.  2019.  Using wearable sensors to assess how a heatwave affects individual heat exposure, perceptions, ...

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Hass, A.L. and Ellis, K.N.  2019.  Motivation for heat adaption: How perception and exposure affect individual behaviors during hot weather in Knoxville, Tennessee.  Atmosphere, 10(10):591.  https://doi.org/10.3390/atmos10100591

Hass, A.L. and Ellis, K.N.  2019.  Using wearable sensors to assess how a heatwave affects individual heat exposure, perceptions, and adaption methods.  International Journal of Biometeorology, 63(12): 1585–1595.  doi.org/10.1007/s00484-019-01770-6 

Bonjour, J.L., Hass, A.L., Huebner, A., Pollock, D.W., and Frost, J.A.  2017.  Bringing NMR and FT-IR Spectroscopy to High Schools.  Journal of Chemical Education, 94(1): 38–43.  https://doi:10.1021/acs.jchemed.6b00406

Hass, A.L., Ellis, K.N., Reyes Mason, L., Hathaway, J.M., and Howe, D.A.  2016.  Heat and humidity in the city: Neighborhood heat index variability in a mid-sized city in the Southeastern United States.  International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 13(1): 117.  https://doi:10.3390/ijerph13010117

Long, C.J., Power, M.J., Minckley, T.A., and Hass, A.L.  2014.  The impact of Mt. Mazama tephra deposition on forest vegetation in the Central Cascades, Oregon.  The Holocene, 24: 503–511.  https://doi:10.1177/0959683613520258

[Editorial]  Hass, A.L.  2011.  On Teaching Sustainability.  University of Wisconsin-Platteville Alumni Today Magazine: 2010-2011 UW–Platteville Foundation Annual Report. 

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In the Media

Ellis, K.N. and Hass, A.L.  2020.  Tornadoes that strike at night are more deadly and require more effective warning systems.  The Conversation.  https://theconversation.com/tornadoes-that-strike-at-night-are-more-deadly-and-require-more-effective-warning-systems-132955

Courses

PGEO 1030: Physical Geography

PGEO 4000: Climatology and Climate Change

GEOL 4050: Meteorology

GEOL 4090: Problems in Geology

GEOL 6030: Geosciences Colloquium