Faculty & Staff


  • Dr. Alan Czarnetzki, Professor of Meteorology,
    Specialties: Dynamic and Synoptic Meteorology
  • Mrs. Paula Even, Adjunct Astronomy Instructor
  • Dr. Kyle R. Gray, Assistant Professor of Earth Science Education
    Specialities: Science Education
  • Dr. Chad E. Heinzel, Associate Professor of Geology
    Specialties: Geoarchaeology and Environmental Science
  • Dr. Thomas Hockey, Professor of Astronomy,
    Specialties: History of Astronomy and Science Education
  • Dr. Mohammad Z. Iqbal, Professor of Geology,
    Specialties: Hydrogeology and Environmental Science
  • Mrs. Nora Janssen, Department Secretary
  • Dr. Siobahn Morgan, Professor of Astronomy and Department Head,
    Specialties: Stellar Evolution and Pulsating Variables
  • Dr. Lee S. Potter, Adjunct Instructor
    Specialties: Geochemistry, Economic Geology, Hard Rock Geology
  • Dr. Alexa R. C. Sedlacek, Assistant Professor of Geology,
    Specialties: Stratigraphy and Carbonate Sedimentology
  • Dr. Xinhua Shen, Assistant Professor of Meteorology/Air Quality
    Specialties: Air Quality Modeling and Dispersion
  • Mr. Steve Smith, Laboratory Technician
  • Mr Aaron Spurr, Instructor
    Specialities: Earth Science and Physics Education
  • Mr Michael Stevens, Adjunct Instructor
    Specialties: Science Education

Emeritus Faculty

  • Dr. Wayne I. Anderson, Emeritus Professor of Geology,
    Specialties: Stratigraphy and Paleontology
  • Dr. Lynn A. Brant, Emeritus Professor of Geology,
    Specialties: Environmental Geology and Diatoms
  • Dr. Timothy M. Cooney, Emeritus Professor of Earth Science and Science Education,
    Specialties: K-12 Science Curricula, Teaching Methods and Meteorology
  • Dr. Walter E. DeKock, Emeritus Professor of Science Education
  • Dr. Kenneth J. De Nault, Emeritus Professor of Geology,
    Specialties: Mineralogy, Crystallography and Petrology
  • Dr. James C. Walters, Emeritus Professor of Geology, 
    Specialties: Quaternary Studies and Periglacial Geomorphology