Department of Earth Sciences


Department Chairperson

Jeffrey A Karson

Jeffrey A Karson  Jessie Page Heroy Professor & Department Chair  

Alphabetical List

Suzanne Baldwin

Suzanne Baldwin  Michael G. and Susan T. Thonis Professor 

Tripti Bhattacharya

Tripti Bhattacharya  Thonis Family Assistant Professor 

Melissa Chipman

Melissa Chipman  Assistant Professor 

Daniel Curewitz

Daniel Curewitz  Associate Teaching Professor 

Paul Fitzgerald

Paul Fitzgerald  Professor and Director of Graduate Studies 

Gregory Hoke

Gregory Hoke  Associate Professor 

Linda Ivany

Linda Ivany  Professor and Associate Chair 

Christopher Junium

Christopher Junium  Assistant Professor 

Christa Kelleher

Christa Kelleher  Assistant Professor 

Laura Lautz

Laura Lautz  Professor 

Zunli Lu

Zunli Lu  Associate Professor 

Robert Moucha

Robert Moucha  Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies 

James Muirhead

James Muirhead  Research Assistant Professor Earth Sciences

Cathryn R. Newton

Cathryn R. Newton  Professor, Earth Sciences and Dean Emerita 

Scott D. Samson

Scott D. Samson  Professor 

Christopher A. Scholz

Christopher A. Scholz  Professor 

Jay Thomas

Jay Thomas  Assistant Professor 

Tao Wen

Tao Wen  Assistant Professor (Fall 2020) 

Bruce Wilkinson

Bruce Wilkinson  Research Professor 

Adjunct and Affiliated Faculty

Mauricio Bermudez

Mauricio Bermudez  Professor Earth Sciences

Charles Driscoll

Charles Driscoll   Professor of Environmental Systems Engineering.  Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Karin Limburg

Karin Limburg   Professor.  Environmental and Forest Biology

Christopher  Spencer

Christopher  Spencer   Curtin University.  Senior Research Fellow

Philippe Vidon

Philippe Vidon   Professor.  Forest and Natural Resources Management

Bruce Watson

Bruce Watson   Institute Professor, Experimental Geochemistry, Structural Geology.  Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Jason R. Wiles

Jason R. Wiles  Associate Professor Biology

Robert Wysocki

Robert Wysocki   School of Art Associate Professor.  Studio Arts (Sculpture)


Marion E. Bickford (Pat)

Marion E. Bickford (Pat)  Research Professor, Earth Sciences and Professor Emeritus 

Bryce Hand

Bryce Hand  Emeritus 

Donald I. Siegel

Donald I. Siegel  Research Professor, Earth Sciences and Professor Emeritus