John A. and Katherine G. Jackson School of Geosciences Faculty

The following faculty list represents those appointed in the 2018 spring semester.

Milo M Backus, Professor Emeritus
Geological Sciences
PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1956

Jay L Banner, Professor
Fred M. Bullard Professorship in Geological Sciences
Geological Sciences
PhD, State University of New York at Stony Brook, 1986

Jaime D Barnes, Associate Professor
Geological Sciences
PhD, University of New Mexico Main Campus, 2006

Thorsten Becker, Professor
Shell Companies Foundation Distinguished Chair in Geophysics
Geological Sciences
PhD, Harvard University, 2002

Whitney Behr, Assistant Professor
Geological Sciences
PhD, University of Southern California, 2011

Christopher J Bell, Professor
Geological Sciences
PhD, University of California-Berkeley, 1997

Philip C Bennett, Professor
Geological Sciences
PhD, Syracuse University Main Campus, 1989

Robert E Boyer, Professor Emeritus
Geological Sciences
PhD, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, 1959

Daniel O Breecker, Associate Professor
Geological Sciences
PhD, University of New Mexico Main Campus, 2008

Meinhard Bayani Cardenas, Professor
Geological Sciences
PhD, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, 2006

William D Carlson, Professor Emeritus
Geological Sciences
PhD, University of California-Los Angeles, 1980

Ginny A Catania, Associate Professor
Geological Sciences
PhD, University of Washington - Seattle, 2004

Elizabeth J Catlos, Associate Professor
Geological Sciences
PhD, University of California-Los Angeles, 2000

Julia A Clarke, Professor
John A. Wilson Professorship in Vertebrate Paleontology
Geological Sciences
PhD, Yale University, 2002

Mark P Cloos, Professor
Getty Oil Company Centennial Chair in Geological Sciences
Geological Sciences
PhD, University of California-Los Angeles, 1981

Kerry H Cook, Professor
Geological Sciences
PhD, North Carolina State University, 1984

Ian W Dalziel, Professor
Geological Sciences
PhD, University of Edinburgh, 1963

Pedro Di Nezio, Lecturer
Geological Sciences
PhD, University of Miami, 2011

Robert E Dickinson, Professor
Geological Sciences
PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1966

Peter Eichhubl, Lecturer
Geological Sciences
PhD, University of California-Santa Barbara, 1997

William L Fisher, Professor
Leonidas T. Barrow Centennial Chair in Mineral Resources
Energy and Earth Resources
Geological Sciences
PhD, University of Kansas Main Campus, 1980

Peter B Flemings, Professor
John A. and Katherine G. Jackson Chair in Energy and Mineral Resources
Energy and Earth Resources
Geological Sciences
PhD, Cornell University, 1990

Robert L Folk, Professor Emeritus
Geological Sciences
PhD, Pennsylvania State University Main Campus, 1952

Sergey B Fomel, Professor
Wallace E. Pratt Professorship in Geophysics
Geological Sciences
PhD, Stanford University, 2001

Rong Fu, Adjunct Professor
Geological Sciences
PhD, Columbia University in the City of New York, 1991

William E Galloway, Professor Emeritus
Geological Sciences
PhD, University of Texas at Austin, 1971

James E Gardner, Professor
Geological Sciences
PhD, University of Rhode Island, 1993

Omar Ghattas, Professor
John A. and Katherine G. Jackson Chair in Computational Geosciences
Geological Sciences
PhD, Duke University, 1988

Jennifer H Gillespie, Other University Affiliate
Geological Sciences
PhD, University of Texas at Austin, 2011

Stephen P Grand, Professor
Shell Companies Foundation Centennial Chair in Geophysics
Geological Sciences
PhD, California Institute of Technology, 1986

Sean S Gulick, Research Professor (Affiliated)
Geological Sciences
PhD, Lehigh University, 2000

Nicholas W Hayman, Lecturer
Geological Sciences
PhD, University of Washington - Seattle, 2003

Patrick Heimbach, Associate Professor
Geological Sciences
PhD, University of Hamburg, 1998

Mark A Helper, Distinguished Senior Lecturer
Geological Sciences
PhD, University of Texas at Austin, 1985

Marc A Hesse, Associate Professor
Geological Sciences
PhD, Stanford University, 2008

John W Holt, Research Professor (Affiliated)
Geological Sciences
PhD, California Institute of Technology, 1997

Brian K Horton, Professor
Alexander Deussen Professorship of Energy Resources
Geological Sciences
PhD, University of Arizona, 1998

Charles S Jackson, Lecturer
Geological Sciences
PhD, University of Chicago, 1998

Farzam Javadpour, Lecturer
Geological Sciences
PhD, University of Calgary, 2006

Joel Peterson Johnson, Associate Professor
Geological Sciences
PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2007

John W Kappelman Jr, Professor
Geological Sciences
PhD, Harvard University, 1987

Charles Kerans, Professor
Robert K. Goldhammer Chair in Carbonate Geology, Wilton E. Scott Centennial Professorship
Energy and Earth Resources
Geological Sciences
PhD, Carleton University, 1982

Richard A Ketcham, Professor
The First Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Yager Professorship
Geological Sciences
PhD, University of Texas at Austin, 1995

Wonsuck Kim, Associate Professor
Geological Sciences
PhD, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, 2007

Gary A Kocurek, Professor Emeritus
Geological Sciences
PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1980

J Richard Kyle, Professor
The Third Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Yager Professorship
Energy and Earth Resources
Geological Sciences
PhD, University of Western Ontario, 1977

Lynton S Land, Professor Emeritus
Geological Sciences
PhD, Lehigh University, 1966

John C Lassiter, Associate Professor
Geological Sciences
PhD, University of California-Berkeley, 1995

Luc L Lavier, Associate Professor
Geological Sciences
PhD, Columbia University in the City of New York, 1999

Jung-Fu Lin, Associate Professor
Geological Sciences
PhD, University of Chicago, 2002

Leon E Long, Professor Emeritus
Geological Sciences
PhD, Columbia University in the City of New York, 1959

E L Lundelius Jr, Professor Emeritus
Geological Sciences
PhD, University of Chicago, 1954

Barbara J Mahler, Lecturer
Geological Sciences
PhD, University of Texas at Austin, 1997

Rowan Clare Martindale, Assistant Professor
Geological Sciences
PhD, University of Southern California, 2012

Ashley Michelle Matheny, Assistant Professor
Geological Sciences
PhD, Ohio State U Main Campus, 2016

Arthur E Maxwell, Professor Emeritus
Geological Sciences
PhD, University of California-San Diego, 1959

Earle F McBride, Professor Emeritus
Geological Sciences
PhD, Johns Hopkins University, 1960

Timothy A Meckel, Lecturer
Geological Sciences
PhD, University of Texas at Austin, 2003

Nathaniel R Miller, Research Engineering/ Scientist Associate V
Geological Sciences
PhD, University of Texas at Dallas, 1995

Kevan Moffett, Adjunct Assistant Professor
Geological Sciences
PhD, Stanford University, 2010

David Mohrig, Professor
John E. "Brick" Elliott Centennial Endowed Professorship in Geological Sciences
Geological Sciences
PhD, University of Washington - Seattle, 1994

Sharon Mosher, Professor
William Stamps Farish Chair in Geology, John A. and Katherine G. Jackson Decanal Chair in the Geosciences
Geological Sciences
PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1978

Yosio Nakamura, Professor Emeritus
Geological Sciences
PhD, Pennsylvania State University Main Campus, 1963

Cornel Olariu, Lecturer
Geological Sciences
PhD, University of Texas at Dallas, 2005

Jon E Olson, Professor
Lois K. and Richard D. Folger Leadership Chair in Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering, Frank W. Jessen Professorship in Petroleum Engineering
Energy and Earth Resources
PhD, Stanford University, 1991

Raymond Lee Orbach, Professor
Geological Sciences
PhD, University of California-Berkeley, 1960

Jeffrey G Paine, Lecturer
Geological Sciences
PhD, University of Texas at Austin, 1991

Camille Parmesan, Adjunct Professor
Geological Sciences
PhD, University of Texas at Austin, 1995

Judson W Partin, Lecturer
Geological Sciences
PhD, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008

Suzanne A Pierce, Lecturer
Geological Sciences
PhD, University of Texas at Austin, 2006

Mary F Poteet, Lecturer
Geological Sciences
PhD, University of California-Berkeley, 2001

Terrence M Quinn, Professor
Albert W. and Alice M. Weeks Centennial Professorship in Geological Sciences
Geological Sciences
PhD, Brown University, 1989

Daniella M Rempe, Assistant Professor
Geological Sciences
PhD, University of California-Berkeley, 2016

Timothy B Rowe, Professor
J. Nalle Gregory Regents Professorship in Geological Sciences
Geological Sciences
PhD, University of California-Berkeley, 1986

Stephen C Ruppel, Lecturer
Geological Sciences
PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1979

Mrinal K Sen, Professor
John A. and Katherine G. Jackson Chair in Applied Seismology
Geological Sciences
PhD, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 1987

Timothy M Shanahan, Associate Professor
Geological Sciences
PhD, University of Arizona, 2006

John M Sharp Jr, Professor
Dave P. Carlton Centennial Professorship in Geology
Geological Sciences
PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1974

Douglas Smith, Professor Emeritus
Geological Sciences
PhD, California Institute of Technology, 1969

Kyle Thomas Spikes, Associate Professor
Geological Sciences
PhD, Stanford University, 2008

James T Sprinkle, Professor Emeritus
Geological Sciences
PhD, Harvard University, 1971

Ronald J Steel, Professor
Morgan J. Davis Centennial Chair in Petroleum Geology
Geological Sciences
PhD, University of Glasgow, 1972

Daniel Stockli, Professor
Chevron Centennial Professorship in Geology
Geological Sciences
PhD, Stanford University, 2000

Paul L Stoffa, Professor Emeritus
Geological Sciences
PhD, Columbia University in the City of New York, 1974

Robert H Tatham, Professor Emeritus
Geological Sciences
PhD, Columbia University in the City of New York, 1975

Scott W Tinker, Professor
Edwin Allday Centennial Chair in Subsurface Geology
Geological Sciences
PhD, University of Colorado at Boulder, 1996

Nicola Tisato, Assistant Professor
Geological Sciences
PhD, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, 2013

Carlos Torres-Verdin, Professor
Brian James Jennings Memorial Endowed Chair in Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering
Geological Sciences
PhD, University of California-Berkeley, 1991

Clark R Wilson, Professor
Dave P. Carlton Centennial Professorship in Geophysics
Geological Sciences
PhD, University of California-San Diego, 1975

Zong-Liang Yang, Professor
John A. and Katherine G. Jackson Chair in Earth System Sciences
Geological Sciences
PhD, Macquarie University, 1992