BARBARA P NASH portrait
  • Professor Emeritus, Geology & Geophysics
  • Director, Electron Microprobe Laboratory, Geology & Geophysics
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Professional Service

  • Role: Member, Vice-Chair (2015-2016). Entity: Geological Society of America. Role: Member. Diversity Committee. Diversity in the Geosciences Committee. 2014 - 2017
  • Geological Society of America. Role: Member. Diversity Committee. 2014 - 2017

Honors & Awards

  • • “Mineral of the Year - 2017” award, by the International Mineralogical Association, recognizing the “most inspiring and exciting mineral discovery published in 2017”. The mineral “rowleite” was described by Kampf, Cooper, Nash, Cerling, Marty, Hummer, Celestian, Rose and Trebisky, American Mineralogist, 102, 1037–1044 (2017). International Mineralogical Association, 2019
  • New mineral "nashite" named in honor of contributions to mineralogy and petrology. International Mineralogical Association, 2012

Internal Service

  • M. S. for Secondary School Teachers (MSSST) Committee. Geology & Geophysics Departnemt Representive, 2012 - present. service.
  • Acting Dean, Summer 2012. 2012 - 2012. service.
  • Presidential Task Force on Re-Imagining General Education. Member, 2011 - 2013. service.

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