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  • Professor (Lecturer), Geology & Geophysics
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Current Courses

Spring 2018

  • GEO 4500-001
    Field Methods
  • GEO 4500-002
    Field Methods
  • GEO 4500-003
    Field Methods
  • GEO 5500-001
    Field Methods
  • GEO 5500-002
    Field Methods
  • GEO 5500-003
    Field Methods
  • GEO 6970-032
    Thesis Research-Masters

Fall 2017

Summer 2017

Professional Organizations

  • Geological Society of Greece. 08/1989 - present. Position : Member.
  • Geological Society of America. 08/1977 - present. Position : Member.
  • American Geophysical Union. 08/1977 - present. Position : Member.

Courses I Teach

  • GEO 1000 - Natural Disasters: From Hollywood to Reality
    Earthquakes, volcanoes, hurricanes, tsunamis, avalanches, wild fires, meteorite impacts and more!
  • GEO 1030 - Earthquakes and Volcanoes
    "Shake and Bake." The science of these events presented in the context of plate tectonics, and their momentous impacts on human populations.
  • GEO 4500 - Geologic Field Methods
    Geologic field mapping of rocks, structures and landforms. Preparation of cross sections, stratigraphic columns, and stereoplots. Professional report writing.
  • GEO 4510 - Field Geology
    Capstone course for Earth Science majors. Map and interpret two challenging regions in the western Cordilleran Sevier fold-and-thrust belt.