Brady Foreman

Assistant Professor

Member of the WWU Geology faculty since 2014


Ph.D. - University Wyoming, 2012

M.S. - University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, 2007

B.A. - Macalester College, 2004

Areas of Expertise

Stratigraphy and sedimentology of siliciclastic systems, stable isotope geochemistry

Courses Taught

  • Historical Geology
  • Stratigraphy and Sedimentation
  • Paleoclimatology
  • Advanced Stratigraphy

Selected Publications

Snell, K., Koch, P.L., Druschke, P., Foreman, B.Z., Eiler, J.M. 2014. High elevation of the Nevadaplano during the Late Cretaceous. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 386: 52-63.

Heller, P.L., Mathers, G., Dueker, K., Foreman, B.Z. 2013. Far-traveled Cretaceous-Paleogene Conglomerates of the Southern Rocky Mountains, USA: Record of transient Laramide tectonism. GSA Bulletin 125: 490-498.

Foreman, B.Z., Clementz, M.T., Heller, P.L. 2013. Evaluation of paleoclimatic conditions east and west of the southern Canadian Cordillera in the mid-late Paleocene using bulk organic 13C records. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 376: 103-113.

Foreman, B.Z., Heller, P.L., Clementz, M.T. 2012. Fluvial response to abrupt global warming at the Palaeocene/Eocene boundary. Nature 491: 92-95.

D'Emic, M.D., Foreman, B.Z. 2012. The beginning of the sauropod dinosaur hiatus in North America: Insights from the Cloverly Formation of Wyoming. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 32: 883-902.

Foreman, B.Z., Fricke, H.C., Lohmann, K.C., Rogers, R.R. 2011. Reconstructing paleo-catchments by integrating stable isotope records, sedimentology, and taphonomy: A Late Cretaceous case study (Montana, U.S.A.). PALAIOS 26: 545-554.

Fricke, H.C., Foreman, B.Z., Sewall, J. 2010. Integrated climate model-oxygen isotope evidence for a North American monsoon during the Late Cretaceous. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 289: 11-21.

Recent M.S. Students

Dirk Rasmussen (B.A. Colorado College)