Areas of expertise:
Petrology and Structural Geology, Geological History of the Adirondack Mountains, Field Mapping, Meteorology
Ph.D., State University of New York at Binghamton
GEOL 107 – Introduction to Physical Geology
GEOL 202 – Meteorology
GEOL 203 – Planetology
GEOL 230 – Forensic Geology
GEOL 275 – Off-campus Field Studies: Geology and Natural History of Hawaii (J-Term course offered every 2-3 years)
GEOL 275 – Off-campus Field Studies: Field Geology in the Desert Southwest (J-Term course offered occasionally). Originally developed and still coordinates this course.
GEOL 307 – Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology
GEOL 311 – Field Geology
GEOL 408 – Structural Geology
GEOL 489 – Pre-Thesis Research
GEOL 490 – Senior Project
Distinctions (Awards, Fellowships and Grants):
Teacher Scholar Award, Hartwick College, 2004
Grant: The Petroleum Research Foundation Structures formed via salt-layer buoyancy in a transpressional regime. ACS PRF Summer Research Fellowship (P.I. – Dr. Lyle Harris INRS, Quebec).
Grant: NSF EAR 0096083 (RUI) Exhumation paths for the Adirondack Basement, NYS: An integrated Geochronolgic-petrologic-microstructural study of the Dana Hill Metagabbro Body. (PI: E. L. Johnson) [1997-2001].
Grant: NSF (AFGE) Phase 1 of Project SURGES: Support for undergraduate research in geological and environmental sciences: P.I. Matty D., Matty J., Johnson E., Benison K., Low W.
Provost’s Award for Outstanding Research and Creative Endeavors, Central Michigan University, 1996