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 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


Hassan Mirnejad

Hassan Mirnejad

Visiting Assistant Professor
Ph.D. (2001) Carlton University, Canada
hydrogeology, geochemistry
118 Shideler
513-529-3216
mitchee5@MiamiOH.edu


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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


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Jason Rech

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


Carrie Tyler

Carrie Tyler

Assistant Professor
Ph.D. (2012) Virginia Tech
marine invertebrates and community interactions
206 Shideler
513-529-8311
tylercl@MiamiOH.edu


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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, Master
118D Shideler Hall
513-529-3216
edwardca@MiamiOH.edu


Kendall Hauer

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


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


Visiting Instructors

Jill Mignery, Instructor/Lab Coordinator
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
2248 N. Foudy Avenue
Eagle, ID  83616
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