Directory

Faculty

Colin Amos, PhD

Associate Professor
He/Him/His
Tectonic Geomorphology, Structural Geology

Asmaa Boujibar, PhD

Assistant Professor
She/Her/Hers
ES 439
Planetary formation and evolution, Planetary interiors, Experimental Petrology, Cosmochemistry

Jackie Caplan-Auerbach, PhD

Associate Dean / Professor
She/Her/Hers
Seismology and acoustics of volcanic systems, Marine geophysics, Landslide seismicity

Doug Clark, PhD

Associate Professor
He/Him/His
Geomorphic and paleoclimatic significance of alpine glaciation, with a particular focus on the latest Pleistocene and Holocene

Robyn Dahl, PhD

Assistant Professor
She/Her/Hers
Invertebrate marine paleoecology, Early Paleozoic (Ordovician) gastropods, Geoscience Education

Susan DeBari, PhD

Professor
She/Her/Hers
Crustal scale petrologic processes within island arcs, Science Education

Brady Foreman, PhD

Associate Professor
Sedimentology & Stratigraphy

Bernard Housen, PhD

Professor and Chair, Geology
He/Him/His
Applications of geophysics to structural and tectonic problems, Paleomagnetism and plate motions, Deformation fabrics and tectonics, Magnetic mineral diagenesis and environmental magnetism, Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) and near-surface geophysics

Scott Linneman, PhD

Director of University Honors/Professor
He/Him/His
Geomorphology, Geoscience Education, Teacher Preparation (not currently accepting new grad students)

Robert Mitchell, PhD

Professor
He/Him/His
Watershed Hydrology, Hydrogeology, Engineering Geology

Sean Mulcahy, PhD

Associate Professor
He/Him/His
ES 235
Metamorphic petrology, Structural geology, Geochronology, Tectonics

Allison Pfeiffer, PhD

Assistant Professor
She/Her/Hers
Geomorphology

Camilo Ponton, PhD

Assistant Professor
He/Him/His
Paleontology, Geological oceanography

Melissa Rice, PhD

Associate Professor
She/Her/Hers
Planetary geology, Remote sensing, Robotic space exploration

Emily Roland, PhD

Assistant Professor
She/Her/Hers
ES 102
Marine and coastal science, Marine geophysics

Casey Saenger, PhD

Assistant Professor
He/Him/His
Paleoclimate, Isotope geochemistry, and Biomineralization

Liz Schermer, PhD

Professor
She/Her/Hers
Application of structural geology, metamorphic petrology, and geochronology to problems in continental tectonics, Tectonic geomorphology and active faulting at continental margins

Paul Thomas

Senior Instructor
He/Him/His

Kristina Walowski, PhD

Assistant Professor of Geology
She/Her/Hers
ES 233A
Petrology, Geochemistry, and Volcanology

Staff

Kate Blizzard

Admin Services Manager B

Hye In Park

Program Coordinator
She/Her/Hers
ES 240

Ben Paulson

Instruct/Clsrm Support Tech 3
He/Him/His

Research Associates

Russ Burmester, PhD

Research Associate
Application of paleomagnetism to the study of tectonic processes, Tectonics and stratigraphy of the Belt Supergroup, Paleomagnetism and tectonic history of the American Cordillera.

Sean Crosby, PhD

Research Associate
He/Him/His

Cristina Garcia Lasanta, PhD

Pmag Mgr - Research Scientist
She/Her/Hers
Paleomagnetism and magnetic fabrics applied to Tectonics. Rock magnetism, paleointensity and archaeomagnetism

Eric Grossman, PhD

Research Associate/U.S. Geological Survey
He/Him/His
Transport dynamics and fate of fluvial and littoral sediment in the coastal system, Puget Sound Coastal Storm Modeling System (PS-CoSMoS)

Al Handwerger, PhD

Research Associate / UCLA and NASA JPL
He/Him/His
Landslide and rock glaciers mechanics, InSAR, Remote sensing, Gas Hydrates

George Mustoe

Research Associate
He/Him/His
Cenozoic paleontology, Paleobotany, Analytical geochemistry
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Ryan Niemeyer

Research Associate

Brian Rusk, PhD

Research Associate
Hydrothermal systems, Ore deposits, Geochemistry, Fluid inclusions, Trace elements LA-ICP-MS

Mai Sas, PhD

Geochemistry Research Associate
She/Her/Hers
Mineral Geochemistry, Magma Petrogenesis and Processes

Pete Stelling, PhD

Research Associate
Geology of geothermal energy systems, Physical volcanology, Igneous petrology, Igneous geochemistry
David Tucker

David Tucker

Research Associate

Emeritus

Ned Brown, PhD

Professor Emeritus

Thor Hansen, PhD

Professor Emeritus
He/Him/His
Dr. James Talbot

James Talbot, PhD

Professor Emeritus