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Our faculty are leaders in their disciplines and transdisciplinary scientists working at the cutting edge. They are caring teachers. They are approachable. Our faculty help students build foundations in fundamental and interdisciplinary studies and inspire them to achieve at the highest levels.

Academic Faculty

Richard Alley

Richard Alley

Glaciology
Ice and Climate
Sea Level Change
Abrupt Climate Change
Charles Ammon

Charles Ammon

Earthquake Processes
Evolution of the Lithosphere
Seismic Wave Propagation
Signal Processing
Sridhar Anandakrishnan

Sridhar Anandakrishnan

Reflection Seismology
Glaciology
Geophysics
Michael Arthur

Michael Arthur

Marine Geology
Stable Isotope Geochemistry
Sedimentary Geochemistry
Paleoclimatology
David Bice

David Bice

Geoeducation
Tectonics
Structural Geology
Paleoclimate
Timothy Bralower

Timothy Bralower

Micropaleontology
Paleoceanography
Marine Geology
Paleobiology
Susan Brantley

Susan Brantley

Aqueous Geochemistry
Geochemical Kinetics
Microbial Biogeochemistry
Roman DiBiase

Roman DiBiase

Tectonic geomorphology
Earth surface processes
Landscape evolution
Terry Engelder

Terry Engelder

Rock Mechanics
Structural Geology
Matthew Fantle

Matthew Fantle

Isotope Geochemistry
Global Geochemical Cycles
Paleoclimate
Diagenetic Modeling
Remote Sensing
Maureen Feineman

Maureen Feineman

Igneous Petrology
Metamorphic Petrology
Experimental Petrology Isotope and Trace Element Geochemistry
Donald Fisher

Donald Fisher

Regional Tectonics
Structural Geology
Katherine Freeman

Katherine Freeman

Organic Geochemistry
Isotopic Biogeochemistry
Paleoclimate
Astrobiology
Kevin Furlong

Kevin Furlong

Lithospheric Geodynamics
Numerical Modeling
Thermal Processes
Plate Tectonics
Tanya Furman

Tanya Furman

Geochemistry
Igneous Petrology
Mantle Evolution
Russell Graham

Russell Graham

Vertebrate Paleontology
Quaternary Vertebrate Paleoecology
Taphonomy
Neotoma Paleoecological Database
Elizabeth Hajek

Elizabeth Hajek

Quantitative Stratigraphy
Sedimentary Basin Analysis
Autogenic Processes in Sedimentary Systems
Peter Heaney

Peter Heaney

Mineral Sciences
Environmental Geochemistry
Christopher House

Christopher House

Microbial diversity and cultivation
Microbial paleontology
Molecular Evolution and Genomics
Astrobiology & Geomicrobiology
James Kasting

James Kasting

Atmospheric Evolution
Planetary Atmospheres
Paleoclimates
Klaus Keller

Klaus Keller

Climate Change
Bayesian Inference
Decision-making under Uncertainty
Climate Risk Management
James Kubicki

James Kubicki

Molecular Modeling
Spectroscopy
Reaction Mechanisms
Contaminant Chemistry
Lee Kump

Lee Kump

Biogeochemical Cycles
Environmental Biogeochemistry
Atmosphere/Ocean Evolution
Peter LaFemina

Peter LaFemina

Plate Boundary Zone Deformation
Magma-Tectonic Interactions
Physical Volcanology
Jennifer Macalady

Jennifer Macalady

Geomicrobiology
Biogeochemistry
Astrobiology
Michael Mann

Michael Mann

Paleoclimate
Statistical Methods
Climate Model/Data Comparison
Chris Marone

Chris Marone

Experimental Geophysics
Earthquake Physics
Rock Mechanics
Granular Mechanics
Friction and Faulting
Andrew Nyblade

Andrew Nyblade

Geophysics
Tectonics
Applied Seismology
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Mark Patzkowsky

Mark Patzkowsky

Evolutionary Paleoecology
Quantitative Paleobiology
Biodiversity
Stratigraphic Paleobiology
Eliza Richardson

Eliza Richardson

Seismology
Mining-induced Seismicity
Fault Mechanics
Earthquake Physics
Tess Russo

Tess Russo

Hydrogeology
Agricultural water management
Managed recharge
Demian Saffer

Demian Saffer

Active Tectonics
Fault/Sediment Mechanics
Geohydrology
Rudy Slingerland

Rudy Slingerland

Sedimentology
Clastic Stratigraphy
Earth Surface Processes
Geomorphology
Christelle Wauthier

Christelle Wauthier

Magma and volcanic processes
Natural Hazards
Magma-tectonic interactions
Remote-sensing and InSAR
Peter Wilf

Peter Wilf

Paleobotany
Paleobiology
Paleoclimatology