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This page has links to approximately two thirds of the people who were geology majors at Carleton College.

This page is being maintained by Tim Vick as a volunteer retirement project.
Please send updates to me at timothydvick <at> gmail .com.  Thanks!

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  • Charlotte Alster '12 is a Ph.D. student at Colorado State University in the von Fischer Lab of Microbes, Climate, and Plants and has recently published her senior comps in the Journal of Soil Biology & Biochemistry.
  • Kris Asp '12 attended the University of Minnesota - Duluth's Precambrian Field Camp (see picture).
  • Sarah Berry '12 is a Laboratory Technician at Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc. in Massachusett.
  • Adam Denny '12 is a graduate student studying geochemistry at the Univeristy of Wisconsin, Madison.
  • Megan Ferre '12 is a GeoCorps Intern at Fossil Butte National Monument
  • Hannah Hilbert-Wolf '12 is a Candidate for a Master of Philosophy by Research in Geology at James Cook University in Queensland, Australia.
  • Laura Hockenbury '12 was awarded some substantial research grants by the United States Environmental Protection Agency.
  • Liz Lundstrom '12 is a Lab Manager in the Department of Geosciences at Princeton University.
  • Ailsa McCulloch '12 is a Resident Assistant at Coastal Studies for Girls, a Science and Leadership school, in Maine.
  • Zach Stewart '12 is a Research Associate in the Geology Department at Carleton College.
  • Alex Walker '12 is a Hydrologic Technician at the U.S. Geological Survey in Reston, Virginia.
  • Nina Whitney '12 is working on her masters degree at the Climate Change Institute at the University of Maine.
  • Miki Beavis '11 is a Graduate Student at the University/College of London Institute of Archeology, and she wrote on Soil Erosion Risk Assessment near Archaeological Sites in Greece.
  • Lillian Betke-Brunswick '11 leads wilderness trips at Chewonki Camp for Girls.
  • Annie Boucher '11 is a Middle School Science Teacher at East Harlem School at Exodus House.
  • Hannah Fariss '11 works at Biergarten in San Francisco.
  • Nick Holschuh '11 is a Graduate student in Ice And Climate Exploration at Penn State.
  • Ray McGaughey'11 is a New York City tour guide.
  • Alissa Morson '11 is a Peace Corps Volunteer in Armenia.
  • Alice Newman'11 is a Research and Teaching Assistant at the University of Vermont.
  • Masaru Nobu'11 is a M.S. Research Assistant at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
  • Benjamin Parks '11 is Research Assistant at Brown University.
  • Noah Randolph-Flagg '11 is a Ph.D. student in the Earth and Planetary Sciences department at the University of California at Berkeley.
  • Colin Sinclair '11 is a Research Assistant at Byrd Polar Research Center at Ohio State University.
  • Ana Vang '11 is a Graduate student at the University of Vermont.
  • Andrew Walters '11 is a graduate student in the Geosciences department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
  • Adrienne Wilber '11 is  is an able bodied seafarer on a sailing school vessel on Puget Sound and holds USCG 50 Ton Master and 50 Ton Mate’s licenses.
  • Amanda Yourd '11 is a Crew Member at the Conservation Corps, in Minnesota and Iowa.



  • Rebecca Arenson-Rachlinski '90 is an environmental scientist in Maryland.
  • Andrea Earley Coen '90 is education and outreach director for Guidestone, in Colorado, which is dedicated to strengthening the local food economy in the Arkansas River Valley.
  • Andrew Garrett '90 is the Director, National Disaster Medical System at US Department of Health and Human Services.
  • Steve Helgen '90 is a consultant in environmental forensics, geochemistry, and hydrogeology.
  • Elizabeth Hunt '90 surveys water quality for the State of Vermont.
  • Sharon Stern Kahn '90 is the Director Of the Graduate Program in the Geography Department at the University of Wisconsin at Madison.
  • Andy Moore '90 teaches geology at Earlham College.
  • Scott Nesvold '90 is Head Guide at Trek & Trail, an outfitter in Northern Wisconsin.
  • Mark Newcomb '90 is a modern-day ski mountaineering pioneer.
  • John Ostergren '90 is an environmental attorney and editor with Dorsey and Whitney in Minneapolis.






  • James Dorman '49 is an emeritus research professor at the Center for Earthquake Research and Information at the University of Memphis
  • Daniel J. Gainey '49 retired from Jostens in 1984 to develop a vineyard
  • Charles Higgins '46 is an emeritus professor of geology at the University of California - Davis
  • Eiler Henrickson '43 was selected for a Lifetime Of Service Award from the Minnesota Chapter of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame. Here's a film about Eiler by Aleshia Mueller '01
  • Douglas Sheridan '43 wrote a paper on sulfide deposits in Colorado which you can buy on
  • Lloyd Pray '41, emeritus professor of geology at the University of Wisconsin, was caught by the photographer at the alumni reception during the 2002 meeting of the American Assn. of Petroleum Geologists