Colin Amos, PhD

He/Him/His, Associate Professor

Educational & Professional Experience:

Ph.D. – UC Santa Barbara (2007)
B.S. – UC Davis (2002)

Areas of Expertise

Tectonic Geomorphology / Structural Geology

Courses Taught

  • Introductory Geology
  • Structural Geology
  • Tectonic Geomorphology
  • Field Methods / Geologic Mapping

Recent M.S. Students

Gunnar Speth (MS, 2017) Testing the Time-Dependence of Slip on the Western Klamath Lake Fault Zone, Oregon

Benjamin Carlson, co-advised with Liz Schermer (MS, 2017) – Holocene Fault Reactivation and Landscape Evolution in the Eastern Cascades, WA

Jaime Delano (MS, 2016) – Comparing short and long-term deformation in the Wynoochee River valley, southern Olympic Mountains, WA

Adrian Bender (MS, 2015) – Differential uplift and incision of the Yakima River terraces

Elizabeth Haddon (MS, 2015) – Surface slip during large Owens Valley earthquakes