George Davis (Wooster ’64) receives a prestigious award from the Geological Society of America

October 31st, 2010

DENVER, COLORADO — George H. Davis, structural geologist extraordinaire and a 1964 geology graduate from Wooster, will receive the Structural Geology and Tectonics Career Contribution Award from the Geological Society of America at this annual meeting. This honor is given “to an individual who throughout his/her career has made numerous distinguished contributions that have clearly advanced the science of structural geology or tectonics.” George has certainly done that. He is now Regents Professor (Emeritus) and Provost Emeritus at the University of Arizona. Here is the award citation and George’s response as a pdf from GSA.

George Davis ('64) in his element. (From his website.)

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  1. […] provinces. He is the author of a best-selling textbook in structural geology and has received many awards and honors. In July of next year he will become President of the Geological Society of America. One of the […]

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