Geology Faculty

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Anderson, Ken B., Professor and Director Advanced Coal and Energy Research Center, Geology, Ph.D., University of Melbourne, 1989; 2003. Clean coal technology, ambers and fossil resins, resource analysis.

Conder, James A., Professor, Geology, Ph.D., Brown University, 2001; 2008. Mantle geodynamics and melt generation, active tectonics.

Gilbertson, Lea, Associate Lecturer, Geology, M.S., University of Western Washington, 1994; 2018. Geological sciences.

Henson, Harvey, Associate Professor and Interim Director STEM Education Research Center, Curriculum and Instruction/Geology, Ph.D., Southern Illinois University, 2015; 2016. Science education,
geology, geophysics.

Hummer, Daniel R., Assistant Professor, Geology, Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University, 2010; 2016. Mineralogy, crystallography, high temperature geochemistry.

Lefticariu, Liliana, Professor, Geology, Ph.D., Northern Illinois University, 2004; 2007. Geochemistry, low-temperature geochemistry, stable isotopic analysis, environmental geology.

Potter-McIntyre, Sally, Associate Professor, Geology, Ph.D., University of Utah, 2012; 2013. Clastic sedimentology, paleogeography and basin evolution, astrobiology, Mars sedimentology using terrestrial analogs.

Sexton, John, Professor, Geology, Ph.D., Indiana University, 1974; 1985. Seismic reflection data, earthquakes in the Wabash Valley and the New Madrid seismic zones.

Emeriti Faculty 

Esling, Steven Paul, Associate Professor, Emeritus, Ph.D., University of Iowa, 1984.

Fifarek, Richard H., Associate Professor, Emeritus, Ph.D., Oregon State University, 1985.

Rimmer, Sue, Professor, Emerita, Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University, 1985.