Earth and Environmental Sciences Faculty

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

Professor and Chair, Department of River-Coastal Science and Engineering

Sedimentary Processes of Continental Margin Environments

Cynthia Ebinger, Ph.D. MIT-WHOI Joint Program, 1988

Marshall-Heape Chair in Geology

Solid Earth Geophysics, Earthquake and Volcano Seismology, Crustal Dynamics

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
Quaternary geology, Fluvial and deltaic sedimentology, Sequence stratigraphy, Sea-level change, Applied geochronology, Paleoclimatology.

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

Associate Professor
Chair, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences

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.

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

Associate Professor
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
Ken and Ruth Arnold Early Career Professor in Earth and Ecological Sciences

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

Colin Jackson, Ph.D. Brown University, 2014

Assistant Professor
Solid Earth geochemistry and petrology, High temperature and pressure synthesis, Planetary Science

Jennifer Whitten, Ph.D. Brown University, 2014

Assistant Professor
Planetary Science, Volcanism, Impact Cratering, Geomorphology, Radar

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

Senior 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 

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