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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!

 1960s and earlier - 1970s - 1980s - 1990s - 2000s - 2010s


  • Thomas Birren '13 is a STEM Program Associate with the Schuler Scholar Program in Chicago.
  • Schuyler Metcalf '13 is an Associate Consultant at the IT firm Wostmann and Associates in Juneau, Alaska.
  • Lillian Pearson '13 is a Paleontology Intern at National Park Service and Geological Society of America.
  • Jenny Piela '13 is a naturopathic medical student at Bastyr University in Massachusetts.
  • Rose Prullage '13 works at Mackin Educational Resources in Minnesota.
  • Nick Roberts '13 is graduate student in structural geology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
  • Caroline Scheevel '13 is a research assistant at the Colorado School of Mines.
  • Tyler Schuetz '13 is a Staff Geologist at SoundEarth Strategies, Inc. in California.
  • Kaj Snow '13 is Geologist at Parsons Corp. in Denver.
  • Andrew Wolter '13 works in Sales Support and Inside Sales at Xenex Disinfection Services in Texas.
  • Charlotte Alster '12 is a PhD student at Colorado State University in the von Fischer Lab of Microbes, Climate, and Plants and 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.
  • Megan Clendenon '12 is a clinician at Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes in Texas.
  • Adam Denny '12 is a graduate student studying geochemistry at the Univeristy of Wisconsin, Madison.
  • Hannah Hilbert-Wolf '12 is a PhD candidate 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.
  • Evan Johnson '12 is an AmeriCorps Energy Corps Member at Opportunity Link in Oregon.
  • Liz Lundstrom '12 is a Lab Manager in the Department of Geosciences at Princeton University.
  • Ailsa McCulloch '12 is an M.S. Candidate in Environmental Fluid Mechanics and Hydrology at Stanford University.
  • Alex Walker '12 is a Hydrologic Technician at the U.S. Geological Survey in Reston, Virginia.



  • Eric Baer '91 teaches at Highline Community College.
  • Will Brown '91 is a desktop support specialist at the University of Iowa Library in Iowa City.
  • Kari Cooper '91 teaches geochemistry at the University of California-Davis.
  • Eric Cowgill '91 teaches structural geology and tectonics at UC-Davis.
  • Alton Dooley '91, is the new executive director of the Western Science Center in California.
  • Kea Umstattd Duckenfield '91 contributed to this article on zinc in the environment.
  • Catherine Inman '91 provides services to Alaskan communities in natural resource education and she has been a leader in the creation of "schoolyard habitats;" she also has a non-profit foundation to improve education in Nepal called the Friends Of Dolpa; here's her personal page.
  • Jenn Macalady '91 teaches geomicrobiology in the Geoscience Department at Penn State.
  • Jean Morrill '91 wrote on the relationship between stream temperature and water quality.
  • Geoff Puckett '91 is Principal Business Systems IT Analyst at Medtronic Corp.
  • Peter Reiners '91 is Professor and Department Head in Geosciences at the University of Arizona.
  • Matt Stone '91 is Vice President for Product Marketing at Pearson Credential Management company.



  • Roy Kruse '71, after a long career as a manager for religious non-profits, is now a courier for Quicksilver Express.
  • Karen Lubke '71 is a consulting senior geologist for BP in Houston.
  • Mark Reed '71 teaches economic geology at the University of Oregon, and he also teaches online.

1960s and earlier

  • 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.
  • Eiler Henrickson '43 was selected for a Lifetime Of Service Award from the Minnesota Chapter of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame. 
  • Lloyd Pray '41, emeritus professor of geology at the University of Wisconsin.