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College of Arts and Sciences

Faculty

earth and environmental sciences

Full-Time Faculty

John E. Ebel

John E. Ebel

Professor; Department Chair

Interests:
Earthquake Seismology, Exploration Seismology,
Theoretical Seismology

Rudolph Hon

Rudolph Hon

Associate Professor

Interests:
Solid Earth and Environmental Chemistry, GIS

Alan L. Kafka

Alan L. Kafka

Associate Professor; Director of Weston Observatory;
Director of Undergraduate Studies

Interests:
Seismology and Earthquake Hazards, Science Education,
Science and Public Policy

Gail C. Kineke

Gail C. Kineke

Associate Professor; Director of Graduate Studies

Interests:
Coastal and Estuarine Processes, Marine Sediment Transport

Seth Kruckenberg

Seth C. Kruckenberg

Assistant Professor

Interests:
Structural Geology & Tectonics, Textural & Magnetic Fabric Analyses, Geochronology

photo of Jeremy Shakun

Jeremy Shakun

Assistant Professor

Interests:
Paleoclimate, Glaciers and Ice Sheets, Geochemistry

Noah P. Snyder

Noah P. Snyder

Associate Professor
Director, Environmental Studies Program

Interests:
Fluvial Geomorphology, Remote Sensing, River Restoration

Corinne Wong

Corinne Wong

Assistant Professor (Beginning January 2015)

Interests:
Environmental Isotopes, Aqueous Geochemistry, Paleoclimate



Part-Time, Visiting, and Emeritus Faculty

Gabrielle David

Gabrielle David

Visiting Assistant Professor

Interests:
Fluvial Geomorphology, Hydrology, River Restoration, Environmental Geology

Kenneth Galli

Kenneth Galli

Lab Manager; Lecturer

Interests:
Regional Geology, Sedimentology, Sedimentary Petrology

J. Christopher Hepburn

J. Christopher Hepburn

Professor Emeritus

Interests:
Regional Geology and Tectonics, Metamorphic Petrology

Pisani Gareau

Tara Pisani Gareau

Visiting Assistant Professor

Interests:
Sustainable Food, Plant-Insect Interactions, Biodiversity, Biological Control & Pollination Services, Participatory Action Research & Education

James W. Skehan

James W. Skehan S.J.

Professor Emeritus

Interests:
Assembly and Dispersal of Supercontinents

Paul Strother

Paul Strother

Adjunct Research Professor

Interests:
Paleobotany and Palynology, Precambrian Paleobiology,
Origin of Land Plants

Alfredo Urzua

Alfredo Urzua

Adjunct Professor

Interests:
Groundwater Flow, Geotechnical Engineering,
Risk Assessment for Geologic Hazards