Faculty

Meet the full time geosciences faculty

Michelle Casey

Michelle Casey

Dr. Casey teaches Physical Geology (GEOL 121) and Historical Geology (GEOL 123)

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Andrew Hawkins

Andrew Hawkins

Dr. Hawkins teaches Physical Geology (GEOL 121), Physical Oceanography (GEOL 357), and Sedimentology and Stratigraphy (GEOL 443) 

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Ron Hermann

Ron Hermann

Dr. Hermann directs the Earth-Space Science program. He teaches Physical Geology (GEOL 121) as well as the science education courses Teaching Science in the Secondary School (SCIE 380), Teaching Science in the Middle School (SCIE 381), Student Teaching in Secondary Education (SCIE 393), and the physical science course Earth-Space Science (PHSC 303).

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Joel Moore

Joel Moore

Dr. Moore teaches teaches Physical Geology (GEOL 121), Environmental Geology (GEOL 305), Methods for Environmental Geochemistry (GEOL 410), Hydrogeology (GEOL 415), and Topics in Environmental Ecology (ENVS 601).

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Wendy Nelson

Wendy Nelson

Dr. Nelson teaches teaches Physical Geology (GEOL 121), Mineralogy (GEOL 331),  Petrology of Igneous and Metamorphic Rocks (GEOL 333) and Tectonics (GEOL 421).

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Eriks Perkons

Dr. Perkons teaches teaches Physical Geology (GEOL 121), Sustainability and the use of Natural Resources (GEOL 301), and Environmental Geology (GEOL 305)

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Rachel Burks Rea

Rachel Burks Rea

Dr. Rea teaches Volcanos and Earthquakes (GEOL 109), Physical Geology (GEOL 121),  Honors Physical Geology (GEOL 122), Structual Geology (GEOL 321), Petrology of Igneous and Metamorphic Rocks (GEOL 333), and History of Science (WRIT 312).

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