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USU Geo Faculty Research Interests

Contact the Geosciences department's Faculty Graduate Director

Geology Faculty GPC Tammy Rittenour

Dr. Tammy Rittenour

Phone: (435) 213- 5756


Office: GEOL 110

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Dr. Alexis Ault

Alexis K. Ault

Research Interests

Thermochronology, Geochronology, Tectonics

Dr. Kelly Bradbury

Kelly K. Bradbury

Research Interests

Fault zone studies, Earthquake geology, Structurally controlled hydrothermal Mineralization, Meso-to-nano-scale analysis of textures, Chemical alteration related to fault zone deformation

Dr. Benjamin Burger

Benjamin J. Burger

Research Interests

Paleontology, Climate Change, Stratigraphy, Fossils

Dr. Carol Dehler

Carol M. Dehler

Research Interests

Stratigraphy, Sedimentology, Deep Time, Zircon, Carbon

Dr. James Evans

James P. Evans

Research Interests

Structural Geology, Rock Mechanics, Microstructures

Dr. Susanne U. Janecke

Susanne U. Jänecke

Research Interests

Regional Tectonics, Faults, Structure, Field Studies, Mapping, Basins, Neotectonics, Image Analysis

Dr. Ravi Kanda

Ravi Kanda

Research Interests


Dr. Thomas E. Lachmar

Thomas E. Lachmar

Research Interests

Groundwater: Supply, Contamination, Wells, Springs

Dr. Anthony R. Lowry

Anthony R. Lowry

Research Interests

Geophysics, Geodesy, Seismology, Geodynamics, Lithosphere

Dr. Dennis L. Newell

Dennis L. Newell

Research Interests

Stable Isotopes, Geochemistry, Tectonics, Faults

Dr. Joel L. Pederson

Joel L. Pederson

Research Interests

Geomorphology, Landscape Evolution, Colorado Plateau

Dr. Tammy M. Rittenour

Tammy M. Rittenour

Research Interests

Geomorphology, Quaternary Geology, Fluvial, OSL, Luminescence Dating, Eolian, Paleoclimate

Dr. John W. Shervais

John W. Shervais

Research Interests

Petrology, Geochemistry, Geothermal Energy