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Geology Faculty

There are four highly qualified and very motivated faculty members in the geoscience program.

MARSHALL CHAPMAN
Associate Professor of Geoscience
Office: Lappin Hall 425G
Phone: 606-783-5397
E-mail: m.chapman@moreheadstate.edu

B.A. (Religion), University of the South; M.S., Ph.D., University of Massachusetts-Amherst. Teaches introductory courses, mineralogy, petrology, oceanography, geochemistry, volcanoes. Research interests: mixing of magmas, magma chamber dynamis, bimodal volcanic deposits.


ERIC JERDE
Associate Professor of Geoscience
Office: Lappin Hall 405A
Phone: 606-783-5406
E-mail: e.jerde@moreheadstate.edu


B.A. (Physics and Earth Science), St. Cloud State University; M.S. (Structural Geology), Washington State University; Ph.D., (Geochemistry), UCLA. Teaches introductory courses, Structural Geology, Geomorphology, Geophysics. Research interests: geochemical evolution of magmas, continental rifting, geological mapping.


CHARLES E. MASON
Associate Professor of Geoscience
Office: Lappin Hall 425C
Phone: 606-783-2166
E-mail: c.mason@moreheadstate.edu

B.S., Morehead State University;, M.S., George Washington University. Teaches environmental geology, paleontology, micropaleontology and environmental geology. Research interests: Currently working on Doctorate at the University of Kentucky. Research interests: Mississippian-age ammonoids, particularly in the Borden Formation of Kentucky.


JOHN C. PHILLEY, (RETIRED)
Professor of Geoscience

B.S., Millsaps College, M.S., Ph.D., The University of Tennessee. Teaches introduction to geoscience. Research interests: Mississippian limestone deposits of northeastern Kentucky.


STEVEN K. REID
Associate Professor of Geoscience
Office: Lappin Hall 224A
Phone: 606-783-5293
E-mail: s.reid@moreheadstate.edu

B.S., Old Dominion University, M.S., University of Idaho, Ph.D., Texas A&M University. Teaches introductory courses, sedimentology, stratigraphy, environmental geology, hydrogeology. Research interests: sedimentology, sequence stratigraphy, basin analysis, carbonate diagenesis.