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Apr 14, 2020: 
I just found out that I have received tenure and a promotion to Associate Professor, so that is some good news during a tough, remote semester!

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I am an Associate Professor in the Energy and Earth Resources (Geology) Department at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown in Johnstown, PA.   

I am an educator and petrologist but my interests include field geology, mineralogy, economic geology, igneous and metamorphic petrology, tectonics, and structural geology.

    My main research interests are, but are not limited to: