Faculty and Staff

Faculty

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Michael Brudzinski

Professor
Ph.D. (2002) University of Illinois, Urbana
geophysics, seismology and mantle dynamics
204 Shideler
513-529-9758
brudzimr@MiamiOH.edu


Brian Curry

Brian Currie

Professor
Ph.D. (1998) University of Arizona
sedimentary geology, tectonics
205 Shideler
513-529-7578
curriebs@MiamiOH.edu


Yildirim Dilek

Yildirim Dilek

Professor
Ph.D. (1989) Univ. of California, Davis
structural geology, tectonics, geodynamics
208 Shideler
513-529-2212
dileky@MiamiOH.edu


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Hailiang Dong

Professor
Ph.D. (1997) University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
geomicrobiology, geochemistry, mineralogy
207 Shideler
513-529-2517
dongh@MiamiOH.edu


Todd Dupont

Todd Dupont

Associate Teaching Professor and Co-Departmental Advisor (last names A-I)
Ph.D. (2004) The Pennsylvania State University
glaciology
113 Shideler
513-529-9734
dupontt@MiamiOH.edu


Tammie Gerke

Tammie Gerke

Senior Lecturer @ Middletown
environmental geologist
Ph.D. (1995) University of Cincinnati)
118 Levy Hall (Middletown Campus)/227 Shideler (Oxford Campus)
513-727-3268
gerketl@MiamiOH.edu


Mark Krekeler

Mark Krekeler

Associate Professor @ Hamilton
Ph.D. (2003) University of Illinois, Chicago
environmental geology, waster water treatment
542 Mosler (Hamilton Campus)/228 Shideler (Oxford Campus)
513-785-3106
krekelmp@MiamiOH.edu


Jonathan Levy

Jonathan Levy

Associate Professor & Director of IES
Ph.D. (1993) University of Wisconsin, Madison
ground water flow & contamination
120 Shideler
513-529-1947
levyj@MiamiOH.edu


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Claire McLeod

Associate Professor
Ph.D. (2012) Durham University, UK
petrology and geochemistry, planetary differentiation
203 Shideler
513-529-9662
mcleodcl@MiamiOH.edu


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Jason Rech

Professor
Ph.D. (2001) University of Arizona
soils, surficial processes, isotope geochemistry, geoarchaeology, fluvial geomorphology
111 Shideler
513-529-1935
rechja@MiamiOH.edu

 


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Maija Sipola

Assistant Teaching Professor
Ph.D. (2018) University of Iowa
earth history and human history in geoarchaeology
115 Shideler
513-529-3230
sipolame@MiamiOH.edu


 Elisabeth Widom

Elisabeth Widom

Janet & Elliot Baines Bicentennial Professor and Chair and
Co-Departmental Advisor (last names S-Z)
Ph.D. (1991) University of California, Santa Cruz
isotope geochemistry
122 Shideler
513-529-5048
widome@MiamiOH.edu


Staff

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Gail Burger
Accounting Technician
118C Shideler Hall
513-529-8183
burgerge@MiamiOH.edu


Cathy Edwards

Cathy Edwards
Administrative Assistant
118D Shideler Hall
513-529-3216
edwardca@MiamiOH.edu


Kendall Hauer

Kendall Hauer
Director, Karl E. Limper Geology Museum
Co-Departmental Advisor (last names J-R)
Ph.D. (1995) Miami University
126A Shideler Hall
513-529-3220
hauerkl@MiamiOH.edu


Dave Kuentz
Dave Kuentz
Isotope Geochemistry and Mass Spectrometer Lab Manager
201 Shideler Hall
513-529-5992
kuentzdc@MiamiOH.edu


 

Marion Lytle
Geochemistry Lab Manager
202 Shideler Hall
513-529-5009
lytleml@MiamiOH.edu

 


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Jill Mignery, Instructor/Lab Coordinator
MAT 2004 (Miami University)
earth science
116 Shideler Hall
513-529-3225
henryjm@MiamiOH.edu

 

Affiliate Faculty

R. Hays Cummins, Professor
Ph.D.  1984 (Texas A & M)
paleobiology, global climate change, weather, tropical marine ecology
Western Program
Miami University
128 Peabody Hall
513-529-1338
cumminrh@MiamiOH.edu

Adjunct Faculty

Jerome Bellian, Senior Geomodeler
Ph.D. 2009 (University of Texas @ Austin)
Whiting Petroleum
Denver, CO
jerry.bellian@whiting.com

Carina Colombi, Researcher
Ph.D. 2007 (National Univ. of San Juan)
CONICET and National University of San Juan
Argentina, South America

Carol Eddy-Dilek, Research Geologist
Ph.D. 1997 (Univ of California @ Davis)
Environmental Sciences Section
Savannah River Technical Center
carol.eddy-dilek@srs.gov

J. Christopher Haley, Professor & Chair
Ph. D. 1986 (Johns Hopkins University)
tectonics, sedimentation, field mapping, GIS
Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Virginia Wesleyan University
jachaley@vwc.edu

Hassan Mirnejad, Adjunct Associate Professor
Ph.D. 2001 (Carleton University)
isotope geochemistry, petrology
Department of Geology
University of Tehran
mirnejh@MiamiOH.edu

John Morton, Adjunct
Ph.D. 1983 (Univ. of Texas @ Austin)
mortonjp@MiamiOH.edu

John Rakovan, Adjunct
State Mineralogist New Mexico
Ph.D. 1996 (SUNY Stony Brook)
mineralogy, geochemistry
New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources
New Mexico Tech
Personal webpage:  http://www.cas.miamioh.edu/~rakovajf/
email:  rakovajf@MiamiOH.edu

Monica T. Rakovan, Adjunct
Ph.D. 2011 (Miami University)
hydrology, hydrologic modeling, stream restoration, environmental geology
President, Environmental Solutions AQ, LLC
rakovamt@MiamiOH.edu

Carrie Tyler, Adjunct
Ph.D.  (2012) Virginia Tech
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
marine invertebrates and community interactions

Jing Zhang, Adjunct
Ph.D. 2014 (Miami University)

Emeriti Professors

A. Dwight Baldwin, Jr.
6 Fairchild Drive
Durham, NH  03824
dbbaldwin@comcast.net

Mark Boardman
4385 Harris Road
Oxford, OH  45056
boardmmr@MiamiOH.edu

William K. Hart
2248 N. Foudy Avenue
Eagle, ID  83616
hartwk@MiamiOH.edu

John M. Hughes
308 S. Prospect Street
Burlington, VT  05401
johnmhughes@uvm.edu

Robert McWilliams
6825 SE Pine Court
Portland, OR  97215
mcwillrg@MiamiOH.edu

John Pope
203 Oakhill Drive
Oxford, OH  45056
jkpope_203@msn.com