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Department of Earth Sciences Faculty and Staff

FACULTY MEMBERS

Dr. Anzhelika (Angela) Antipova

Assistant Professor

Personal Web Page

Email: Antipova@memphis.edu

Phone: 901.678.3267

Office: JN229

Transportation Geography, Urban Geography


Antipova

Dr. Jerry Bartholomew

Professor 

Personal Web Page

Email: jbrthlm1@memphis.edu

Phone: 901.678.4536

Office: JNG02

Hazards, Tectonics and Quaternary Studies


Bartholomew

Dr. Dorian J. Burnette

Assistant Professor

Personal Web Page

Email: djbrntte@memphis.edu

Phone: 901.678.4452

Office: JN230

Meteorology, Climatology, Climate Change, Dendroclimatology, Extreme Weather and Climate Events


Burnette

Dr. Jer-Ming Chiu

Professor

Personal Web Page

Email: jerchiu@memphis.edu

Phone: 901.678.4839

Office: CERI

Seismology, 3-D structure of continents and Subduction zones.


Chiu

Dr. Eunseo Choi

Assistant Professor

Personal Web Page

Email: echoi2@memphis.edu

Phone: 901.678.4923

Office: CERI

Coupling tectonics models, 3-D structure of mid-ocean ridges, effects of thermal stresses, faults formation and evolution, adapting advanced numerical techniques to tectonic modeling, and geodynamic modeling code for large-scale 3D thermo-mechanical models.


 

 Choi

Dr. Robert Connolly

Assistant Professor and Director, Chucalissa Museum

Personal Web Page

Email: rcnnolly@memphis.edu

Phone: 901.678.3331

Office: MN300B

Museum studies, Archaeology, Eastern Woodlands cultures


Connolly

Dr. Randel T. Cox

Professor

Personal Web Page

Email: randycox@memphis.edu

Phone: 901.678.4361

Office: JNG01D

Active tectonic, Geomorphology, Hazards


Cox

Dr. Chris H. Cramer

Research Associate Professor

Personal Web Page

Email: ccramer@memphis.edu

Phone: 901.678.4992

Office: CERI

Probabilistic seismic hazard and risk analysis, Seismic strong motion and site effects, Uncertainty in hazard and loss estimates


Cramer

Dr. David H. Dye

Professor

Personal Web Page

Email: daviddye@memphis.edu

Phone: 901.678.3330

Office: JN115

Archaeology


Dye

Dr. Arleen Hill

Associate Professor

Personal Web Page

Email: aahill@memphis.edu

Phone: 901.678.2589

Office: JN204

Hazards, Nature-Society Interaction, Spatial Analysis


Hill

Dr. Hsiang-Te Kung

Professor and Director, CIUM

Personal Web Page

Email: hkung@memphis.edu

Phone: 901.678.4538

Office: JN226 / 11th Floor Wilder Tower

Water Resources, Hazards, Geomorphology


Kung

Dr. Youngsang Kwon

Assistant Professor

Personal Web Page

Email: ykwon@memphis.edu

Phone: 901.678.2979

Office: JN223

Remote Sensing, Spatial Statistics, GIS, Forest Dynamics, Terrestrial Carbon Cycling, Climate Change


 Kwon

Dr. Charles A. Langston

Director, CERI

Personal Web Page

Email: clangstn@memphis.edu

Phone: 901.678.4869

Office: CERI

Seismology, Exploration geophysics


Langston

Dr. Daniel Larsen

Professor and Chair of Earth Sciences

Personal Web Page

Email: dlarsen@memphis.edu

Phone: 901.678.4358

Office: JN201

Hydrogeology, Soils, Low-temperature geochemistry, Sedimentology


Larsen

Dr. Andrew Mickelson

Associate Professor

Personal Web Page

Email: amicklsn@memphis.edu

Phone: 901.678.4505

Office: JN210

Archaeology of Eastern North America, spatial analysis and GIS, evolutionary ecology, settlement patterns studies, and the origins of agricultural societies


Mickelson

Dr. Esra Ozdenerol

Associate Professor

Personal Web Page

Email: eozdenrl@memphis.edu

Phone: 901.678.2787

Office: JN236

GIS, Remote Sensing, Spatial Analytical Methods, Medical Geography and Landscape Ecology


Ozdenerol

Dr. Ryan Parish

Assistant Professor

Email: rmparish@memphis.edu

Phone: 901.678.2606

Office: JN


 

Dr. Christine Powell

Professor and Associate Director

Personal Web Page

E-mail: capowell@memphis.edu

Phone: 901.678.8455

Office: CERI

Seismotectonics, inversion, seismology


Powell

Dr. Jose Pujol

Professor

Personal Web Page

Email: jpujol@memphis.edu

Phone: 901.678.4827

Office: JN216A

Earthquake and Exploration Seismology


Pujol

Dr. Robert Smalley

Research Professor

Personal Web Page

E-mail: rsmalley@memphis.edu

Phone: 901.678.4929

Office: CERI

Seismotectonics, Active tectonics, Physcial earthquake modeling


Smalley

 Ricardo Taborda

Assistant Professor

Personal Web Page

E-mail: rtbrdros@memphis.edu

Phone: 901.678.1527

Office: CERI

Seismology, soil-structure and site-city interaction effects, and integration of earthquake system simulation.


 

 Taborda

Dr. Roy B Van Arsdale

Professor

Personal Web Page

Email: rvanrsdl@memphis.edu

Phone: 901.678.4356

Office: JN235

Active tectonics, Geomorphology, Structure


VanArsdale

Dr. Mitch Withers

Associate Research Professor

Personal Web Page

E-mail: mwithers@memphis.edu

Phone: 901.678.4940

Office: CERI

Earth tides, Seismic background noise, Seismic application for CTBT verification


Withers

EMERITUS AND ADJUNCT (IN RESIDENCE) FACULTY

Dr. Phili B Deboo

Emeritus Professor

Email: pdeboo@memphis.edu

Phone: 901.678.4424

Office: JNG01B

Geology, Paleontology


Deboo

Dr. Arch Johnston

Emeritus Professor

Personal Web Page

E-mail: ajohnstn@memphis.edu

Phone: 901.678.2007

Office: CERI

Intraplate seismicity, seismic hazard estimation, earthquake source mechanisms


Johnston

Dr. David N Lumsden

Emeritus Professor

Personal Web Page

Email: dlumsden@memphis.edu

Phone: 901.678.4359

Office: JN211

Sedimentology, Stratigraphy, Paleoclimatology, ESR


Lumsden

Dr. Charles McNutt

Emeritus Professor

Email: mcnutt@memphis.edu

Phone: 901.678.2618

Anthropological theory/analysis, math concepts in archaeology, cultural resource management, North America


McNutt

Dr. Daren Nelson

Instructor

E-mail: dtnelson@memphis.edu

Phone: 901.678.4217

Office: JN100


 

Pam Riddick-Carroll

Instructor

Email: priddick@memphis.edu

Phone: 901.678.4776

Office: JN103

Physical and Cultural Geography


Riddick'

Dr. George H Swihart

Emeritus Professor

Personal Web Page

Email: gswihart@memphis.edu

Water Resources, Boron isotope geochemistry


Swihart

STAFF

 

Department of Earth Sciences Office

Email:

Phone: 901.678.4571

Office: JN111


Dr. Andrew Mickelson and graduate student, Mike Bone, using gradiometer in western Montana



Drs. Dan Larsen and Brian Waldron (Civil Engineering) drilling a research borehole for hydrologic studies, western Tennessee


Dr. Hsiang-te Kung giving a presentation on activities at the Confucius Institute

Dr. Larsen preparing for environmental tracer sampling with students at a well site.

Dr. Randy Cox working with student Tom Brezina on core description

Dr. Greg Taff working with students on a field project in Latvia.

 

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