A new blog from the faculty of the Geology Department at The College of Wooster

Welcome! This is the first post of a departmental blog produced by the faculty in the Department of Geology at The College of Wooster. It is designed as a means by which we can communicate with ourselves and our students about research and other items of interest to geologists. We are especially interested in blogging from our various summer research locations, including brief descriptions of our work and that of our students. We also want to share our enthusiasm for geology with anyone who stops by this blog.

The geology faculty at Wooster who will be posting text, images and videos are: Shelley Judge (structural geologist and tectonicist), Meagen Pollock (mineralogist and petrologist), Greg Wiles (glacial geologist, geomorphologist, dendrochronologist), and Mark Wilson (paleontologist, stratigrapher and sedimentologist). Please visit our Department of Geology homepage for more information about our program and our many opportunities for students.
Students, staff and faculty of the Geology Department, The College of Wooster (2008-2009). Front Row: Megan Innis (’11), Ali Drushal (’09), Elyssa Belding (’09), Kelly Aughenbaugh (’10), Michael Krivicich (’09), Stephanie Jarvis (’11); Second Row: John Sime (’09), Jodi Sprajcar (’09), Bob Nowak (’09), Meggie Edwards (’09), Bill Thomas (’10), Jesse Davenport (’11); Third Row: LaShawna Weeks (’11), Meagen Pollock (faculty), Rob McConnell (’10), Rob Lydell (’10), Caitlin Fetters (’09), Travis Brown (’10); Fourth Row: Shelley Judge (faculty), Mark Wilson (faculty), Patrice Reeder (administrative coordinator), Greg Wiles (faculty), Heather Hunt (’09), Nick Fedorchuk (’12), Micah Risacher (’11); Not pictured : Philip Blecher (’10), Colin Mennett (’10), Adam Samale (’10), Palmer Shonk (’10), and Todd Spillman (’10).

About Mark Wilson

Mark Wilson is a Professor of Geology at The College of Wooster. He specializes in invertebrate paleontology, carbonate sedimentology, and stratigraphy. He also is an expert on pseudoscience, especially creationism.
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