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Clint Cowan
Clint Cowan ’83 Profile
Professor of Geology
Office: Mudd Hall 60

Carleton, B.A.; Michigan (Ann Arbor), M.Sc.; Queen's University (Canada), Ph.D. Dr. Cowan's main teaching responsibilities are sedimentology and stratigraphy, introductory geology and paleontology. He also teaches a seminar in chaos and non-linear dynamics in the earth sciences. His research interests are in Lower Paleozoic carbonate rocks, and modern carbonate environments

Cam Davidson
Cameron Davidson Profile
Director of Carleton's Interdisciplinary Science and Math Initiative
Interim Director, Perlman Center for Learning and Teaching
Professor of Geology

Wisconsin (Madison), B.S.; Princeton, Ph.D. Dr. Davidson's main teaching responsibilities are Introduction to Geology, Mineralogy, Petrology, and Structural Geology. His current research focuses on the tectonometamorphic evolution of south-central and Southeast Alaska. Link to Cam's homepage

Bereket Haileab
Bereket Haileab Profile
Professor of Geology

Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia, B.S.; University of Utah, M.S., Ph.D. Dr. Haileab's main teaching responsibilities are mineralogy and petrology. His research interests are in volcanic ashes and Hominid evolution in East Africa. Bereket's home page

Mary Savina
Mary Savina ’72 Profile
Charles L. Denison Professor of Geology
Director of Archaeology

Carleton, B.A.; California (Berkeley), M.A., Ph.D. Dr. Savina teaches geomorphology, geology of soils, hydrology, and environmental geology. She is active in the Archaeology and Environmental Studies programs and is also the geology department liaison for students seeking teacher certification in earth sciences. Her professional work centers on geological education and on the archaeology of Greece.

Sarah Titus
Sarah Titus Profile
Associate Professor of Geology
Chair of Geology
Off Campus: Winter 2016
Office: Mudd Hall 64

Oberlin College, B.A; University of Wisconsin-Madison, M.S.; University of Wisconsin-Madison, Ph.D. Dr. Titus teaches introduction to geology, tectonics, structural geology and geophysics. Her current research is focused on deformation across large strike-slip faults including the San Andreas fault in central California. Sarah's web page.

Emeriti Faculty

Ed Buchwald Profile
McBride Professor of Geology and Environmental Studies, Emeritus


Jon Cooper on the Jurassic Coast of England
Jonathon Cooper
Technical Director in Geology

Western Washington University, B.S. has experience in geological field work, thin-section and sample preparation, and geological analytical techniques.

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Ellen Haberoth
Administrative Assistant in Geology
Science Initiative Administrative Assistant