Research Areas

Below is a list of our current 2019/2020 Graduate Students, their advisors, and research area with a link to each student and advisor email if you have any questions regarding their research.

2019/2020 Graduate Students

Student Previous Institution Advisor Research Topic
Calvin Anderson Cedarville College J. Rakovan mineralogy
Daniel Blakemore Calvin College M. Krekeler Round Mtn. gold mine
Ethan Coffin Miami University H. Dong clay bioreduction
Brittany Cymes Ball State M. Krekeler mineralogy
George Daly Cal State @ San Bernadino E. Widom isotope geochemistry
Chris Emproto SUNY College @ Oswego J. Rakovan mineralogy
Madeline Ess SUNY College @ Geneseo C. Tyler Mesozoic food webs
Shannon Fasola St. Norbert College M. Brudzinski seismology
Lonnie Flett Miami University M. Krekeler economic geology
Aleksandra Gawronska  University Notre Dame C. McLeod igneous petrology
Masoomeh Kousehlar University Tehran E. Widom isotope geochemistry
Alex Kugler Ashland University H. Dong geochemistry
Whitney Lapic Mr. Holyoke College C. Tyler fossil echinoids
Jennifer McClellan  Calvin College M. Krekeler mineralogy, geochemistry
Idah Ngoma Georgia College J. Levy groundwater contamination
Trezevant Rice University of Georgia B. Currie stratigraphy
Alexia Rojas California Lutheran Univ. B. Currie sedimentology
Alex Ruley North Carolina State M. Krekeler mineralogy, geochemistry
Rae Sanchez Central Washington Univ. E. Widom volcanology
Christina Tenison Miami University J. Rech stream conditions of 4 Mile Creek
Liannie Vazquez Univ. of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez C. McLeod igneous petrology
Wilnelly Ventura-Valentin University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez M. Brudzinski crustal architecture of magmatic systems
Terry Workman Miami University J. Rech geomorphology
Hongyan Zuo Central South University H. Dong geomicrobiology