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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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This Semester (Spring 2020) I am teaching:
GEOL-0092 Geology of National Parks
Lecture - MWF 11:00-11:50
GEOL-0220 Fossil Fuels
Lecture - MWF 9:00-9:50
GEOL-1004 Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology
Lecture - TuTh 9:30-10:50; Lab - Th 2:00-4:50

Next Semester (Fall 2020) I will be teaching:
GEOL-1110 Structural Geology 
Lecture - TuTh 9:30-10:50; Lab - Tu 2:00-4:50
GEOL-0200 Geodynamics 
This class is replacing GEOL 0061 Historical Geology in the Geology Curriculum
Lecture - MWF 9:00-9:50; Lab - W 2:00-4:50

Full list of classes taught at Pitt-Johnstown:
GEOL-0015 Physical Geology
   GEOL-0061 Historical Geology
   GEOL-0220 Fossil Fuels - next taught Spring 22
   GEOL-1000 Mineralogy - next taught Fall 21
   GEOL-1004 Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology - next taught Spring 22
   GEOL-1108 Report Writing - next taught Spring 21
   GEOL-1110 Structural Geology - next taught Fall 20

New classes being introduced in upcoming semesters:
   GEOL-0092 Geology of National Parks - to be taught Spring 22
   GEOL-0093 Geology and Cinema - to be taught Spring 21
   GEOL-0200 Geodynamics - to be taught Fall 20
   GEOL-1090 Geochemisty - to be taught Spring 21

Top images (left to right): Teaching kindergarteners about geology; the rock cycle; Field camp classroom Upper Taylor River, Gunnison Natl. Forest, CO; IUGS Mafic rock classification triangle; Field camp students at Starr Peak, Gunnision Natl. Forest, CO
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