Earth and Environmental Sciences Faculty

Mead Allison, Ph.D. State University of New York, Stony Brook, 1993

Joint with The Water Institute of the Gulf

Sedimentary Processes of Continental Margin Environments

Karen H. Johannesson, Ph.D. University of Nevada, Reno, 1993

Cochran Family Professor in Earth and Environmental Sciences
Low-temperature aqueous geochemistry and biogeochemistry, emphasizing trace element speciation, chemical hydrogeology, and biogeochemical cycling of trace elements (e.g., arsenic, selenium, and REEs) in the environment.

Torbjörn E. Törnqvist, Ph.D. Utrecht University, 1993

Vokes Geology Professor
Chair, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Quaternary geology, Fluvial and deltaic sedimentology, Sequence stratigraphy, Sea-level change, Applied geochronology, Paleoclimatology.

Nancye H. Dawers, Ph.D. Columbia University, 1997

Associate Professor
Structural Geology, Neotectonics, Fault growth and interaction using scaling relations in evolving fault populations.

George C. Flowers, Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley, 1979

Associate Professor
Theoretical geochemistry, Sedimentary geochemistry, Environmental geochemistry of estuarine sediments.

Nicole M. Gasparini, Ph.D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2003

Associate Professor

Fluvial geomorphology, Landscape evolution, Sediment delivery from hillslopes to rivers, Interactions between climate and tectonics through erosion, Impacts of climate change on river networks.

Stephen A. Nelson, Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley, 1979

Associate Professor
Igneous petrology, volcanology, relationship between volcanism and tectonism, particularly in Mexico; Mechanisms of explosive volcanism, Natural disasters.

Kyle M. Straub, Ph.D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2007

Associate Professor
Ken and Ruth Arnold Early Career Professor in Earth and Ecological Sciences
Sediment transport from land through the ocean into the stratigraphic record, Continental Slope Morphodynamics, Submarine Morphodynamics.

Brent M. Goehring, Ph.D. Columbia University, 2010

Assistant Professor
Cosmogenic nulcides and surface exposure dating, Glacial geology and geomorphology, Paleoclimatology, Neotectonics

Jeffrey G. Agnew, Ph.D. Louisiana State University, 2008

Professor of Practice
Geoscience education, Paleobiology, Paleoecology, Taphonomy, Taxonomy

Reda Amer, Ph.D. St. Louis University, 2011

Professor of Practice
Geographic Information System (GIS), Environmental Geology

Jeffrey M. Sigler, Ph.D. Yale University, 2006

Professor of Practice
Micrometeorology, biometeorology, air pollution, Environmental cycling of mercury

Christopher D. White, Ph.D. Stanford University, 1987

Research Associate Professor
Reservoir engineering, geostatistics, flow in porous media. sedimentary geology, geothermal energy, numerical simulation of flow in porous media, data integration, and well test design and analysis

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