Faculty and Staff

Faculty

Department Chair: Martin J. Streck: Igneous Petrology, Geochemistry, Volcanology

John Bershaw: Stratigraphy, Basin Analysis, Geochemistry, Climate

Adam Booth: Quantitative Geomorphology

Kenneth M. Cruikshank: Geomechanics, Data Analysis, Structural Geology

Jonathan Fink: Volcanology, Fluid Dynamics, Urban Systems, Sustainability

Andrew G. Fountain: Geomorphology, Glaciology, Remote Sensing

Robert B. Perkins: Geochemistry, Hydrogeology

Nancy Ann Price: Structural Petrology, Deformation & Fabric Development, Geoscience Education

Alex M. Ruzicka: Meteorites, Planetary Science, Geochemistry

Ashley Streig: Active Tectonics, Paleoseismology

Fixed-Term Faculty

Richard C. Hugo: Geomicrobiology, Electron Microscopy, K-12 outreach.

David C. Percy: Geospatial databases, Web GIS, GIS Programming

Adjunct Faculty

Sheila Alfsen: General Geology, Oceanography, Paleontology, Online Course Design

Matthew Brunengo: Engineering Geology, Geomorphology, Snow Hydrology

Steve Carlson: Volcanology, Earth Science Education for teachers, Field Science

Megan Faust: Stratigraphy and Geoscience Education 

Frank Granshaw: Geoscience, Sustainability Education, Glacial Geology

Melinda Hutson: Meteorites, Planetary Sciences, Cosmochemistry.

William Orr: General Geology, Oceanography

Barry Walker: General Geology, Oceanography

Courtesy Faculty

Abigail Allwood: Sedimentology, Astrobiology, Research Scientist - Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Erick Burns: USGS - Research Hydrologist

Eduardo 'Lalo' Guerrero: Tectonic Geomorphology and Quaternary Stratigraphy

Jim Jackson: General Geology

Barry Maynord: Research and graduate education in the geochemistry of metals - University of Cincinnati

Carl Palmer: Geological Sciences - Idaho National Laboratory

David Taylor: Mesozoic paleontology and stratigraphy

Ray Weldon: Structural Geology and Neotectonics, University of Oregon

John Wolf: Environmental Geology, Volcanology, Pertology - Washington State University

Emeritus Faculty and Staff

Michael L. Cummings: Volcanic Stratigraphy, Mineralogy, Petrology.

Curt D. Peterson: Sedimentology, Stratigraphy, Coastal Processes. 

Scott F. Burns: Emeritus Professor. Geomorphology, Soils, Environmental Geology.

Sherry L. Cady: Emeritus Professor. Biogeochemisty, Life in Extreme Environments.

Paul E. Hammond: Emeritus Professor, Cascades Geology

Ansel G. Johnson: Emeritus Professor. Geophysics, Groundwater

Richard H. Thoms: Paleontology. Emeritus Professor

Geology Laboratory Staff

Geology Office Staff

Alisa K. Humphrey

Email: geodept@pdx.edu

Phone: 503-725-3022