Tammie Gerke

Tammie Gerke

Associate Teaching Professor

Environmental Geologist
118 Levey Hall
513-727-3268
gerketl@MiamiOH.edu

Dr. Gerke is a Lecture in the Department of Geology and Environmental Earth Science and the Department of Mathematical and Physical Sciences. Dr. Gerke has taught geology and environmental sciences for approximately 15 years. Teaching interests include working collaboratively with secondary education teachers to develop core-content based curriculum that can be utilized in their classrooms. Also developing approaches on how to provide more positive and engaged learning experiences in the sciences at the college level. In addition she has an active research program that utilized the synchrotron radiation source at the Advanced Photon Source at Argonne National Laboratories in Argonne IL. Her research focuses on the effects of corrosion of drinking water pipes on water quality, corrosion of historic shipwrecks, and geoarchaeology. She has and continues to provide undergraduate students the opportunity to participate in these research projects and is the faculty advisor for the MUM Geology Club.