Faculty and Staff

Faculty

brudzinski

Michael Brudzinski, Professor
Ph.D. (2002) University of Illinois, Urbana
geophysics, seismology and mantle dynamics
204 Shideler
513-529-9758

brudzimr@miamioh.edu

currie

Brian Currie, Professor
Ph.D. (1998) University of Arizona
sedimentary geology, tectonics
205 Shideler
513-529-7578

curriebs@miamioh.edu

dilek

Yildirim Dilek, Professor
Ph.D. (1989) Univ. of California, Davis
structural geology, tectonics, geodynamics
208 Shideler
513-529-2212

dileky@miamioh.edu

dong

Hailiang Dong, Professor
Ph.D. (1997) University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
geomicrobiology, geochemistry, mineralogy
207 Shideler
513-529-2517

dongh@miamioh.edu

dupont

Todd Dupont, Lecturer and Co-Departmental Advisor (last names A-I)
Ph.D. (2004) The Pennsylvania State University
glaciology
113 Shideler
513-529-9734

dupontt@miamioh.edu

gerke

Tammie Gerke, 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

levy

Jonathan Levy, Associate Professor & Director of IES
Ph.D. (1993) University of Wisconsin, Madison
ground water flow and contamination, pesticide fate and transport
120 Shideler
513-529-1947

levyj@miamioh.edu

Claire

Claire McLeod, Assistant Professor
Ph.D. (2012) Durham University, UK
petrology and geochemistry, planetary differentiation
203 Shideler
513-529-9662

mcleodcl@miamioh.edu

trent

Euan Mitchell, Lecturer and Co-Departmental Advisor
(last names J-R)
Ph.D. (2013) University of New Mexico
geochemistry, isotope geochemistry
Shideler
513-529-3230

mitchee5@miamioh.edu

rakovan

John Rakovan, Professor and Director of Graduate Studies
Ph.D. (1996) SUNY at Stony Brook
mineralogy, low-temperature geochemistry
223 Shideler
513-529-3245

rakovajf@miamioh.edu

rech

Jason Rech, Professor
Ph.D. (2001) University of Arizona
soils, surficial processes, isotope geochemistry, geoarchaeology
111 Shideler
513-529-1935

rechja@miamioh.edu

carrie

Carrie Tyler,  Assistant Professor
Ph.D. (2012) Virginia Tech
marine invertebrates and community interactions
206 Shideler
513-529-8311

tylercl@miamioh.edu

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

burger

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

Edwards

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

hauer

Kendall Hauer
Director, Karl E. Limper Geology Museum
Ph.D. (1995) Miami University
126A Shideler Hall
513-529-3220
hauerkl@miamioh.edu

kuentz

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

Photo coming in near future

Fara Rasoazanamparany
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
210 Shideler Hall
513-529-3515
rasoazc@miamioh.edu

wolfe

Amy Wolfe
Geochemistry Lab Manager
Ph.D. (2010) University of Pittsburgh
202 Shideler Hall
513-529-5009
wolfeal4@miamioh.edu

Visiting Instructors

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

Tracy Eads, Instructor
M.S. 1995 (University of Cincinnati)
geology
210 Shideler Hall
513-529-3215
eadsts@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

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

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
43 Twin Lakes Drive
Fairfield, OH  45014
hartwk@miamioh.edu

John M. Hughes
308 S. Prospect Street
Burlington, VT  05401
john.m.hughes@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

Dave Scotford
The Knolls of Oxford
Oxford, OH  45056
scotfodm@miamioh.edu