Instructor and Astronomer-in-Residence for the Oregon NASA Space Grant Consortium
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Office: 541-737-2414

Kerr Administration Building

Kerr Administration Building 092

1500 SW Jefferson Avenue

1500 SW Jefferson Avenue
Corvallis, OR 97331

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At OSU
Brief Research Interests: 

Comparative planetology, astrogeology, impact cratering dynamics, planet modifying catastrophes and extinction events, the intersections of science and the arts

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Education

A.F.A., Fine Arts, Northwestern Michigan College – 1976
B.S., Earth Science, Western Michigan University – 1979
M.A., Earth Science, University of Northern Colorado – 1986
Ph.D., Geology, Oregon State University - 1994

Courses

ENSC 479 Environmental Case Studies

Scientific Focus and Research Interests

Comparative planetology; astrogeology; impact cratering dynamics; planet modifying catastrophes and extinction events; the intersections of science and the arts.

Technical Specialties

Planetary astronomy; stratigraphy; geophysics; subsurface mapping; scientific communications; photography.

Current Appointments

College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences – Environmental Science
University Honors College
College of Science - Physics
 


The Physics of Dance, the Art of Geology

Oregon NASA Space Grant Consortium Astronomer-in-Residence Program