Experts Guide — Geology
Volcanoes — earthquakes — environmental geology — severe weather phenomena — American folk music (especially banjo and dulcimer) — inorganic chemistry.
Associate Professor of Chemistry
B.S., Michigan State University; M.S., The Ohio State University;
Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University
Teaching and research interests: geoscience, especially volcanoes, earthquakes, and environmental geology; severe weather phenomena; inorganic chemistry. Articles in the Journal of Organometallic Chemistry and the Journal of Chemical Education. Academic interest in American folk music with performance and teaching on guitar, banjo, hammered dulcimer, mountain dulcimer, ukulele. Member of the Raggedy Robin String Band (1982-90), with one recorded album, movie and television appearances, and dozens of live performances.