Although I consider myself a geomorphologist, I have broad interests in the geosciences. My PhD work focused on processes of sediment transport and deposition by temperate glaciers, while my MS research focused on marine sedimentation and tectonics. I am also interested in stratigraphy, structural geology, and tectonics. My active research these days is mostly on midwestern Quaternary and Holocene deposits as well as environmental geochemistry.
At Augustana I teach:
- GEO-101 Physical Geology
- GEOL-105 Physical Geology in the Rocky Mountains (first-year students only)
- GEOL-116 Energy Resources (Learning Community)
- GEOL-309 Geomorphology
- GEOL-330 Hydrogeology
- GEOL-340 Structural Geology
- GEOL-450 Research Methods
- GEOL-451 Senior Inquiry (independent advising)
I am also engaged in the College's Environmental Studies Program, teaching several core courses, serving on its advisory board, and assisting in advising student.
- B.A., Carleton
- M.S., Ph.D., Lehigh