Alums' Web Pages

This page has links to approximately three quarters 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!

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



  • Jonathan Aronson '09 is a 7th Grade Math Teacher at Fairview Middle School in the Memphis City Schools.
  • Kathryn Buckner '09 is an Attorney at South Carolina Legal Services.
  • Kort Butler '09 is working on a MS in geology at Western Kentucky University; he presented this paper on an oil-bearing sandstone in Kentucky in 2015.
  • Lauren Colwell '09 is an Operational Compliance Specialist at Environmental Resources Management in the Twin Cities.
  • Kirk Elsass '09 is a Graduate Assistant at Washtenaw International High School And Middle Academy.
  • Aaron Fricke '09 is working on a masters in oceanography at the University of Washington (scroll down for his entry).
  • Mary Henke-Haney '09 is an Education Associate for the City of St. Paul, Minnesota.
  • Justin LaMont '09 is a Programmer/Analyst - CRM Systems at Sierra Club in San Francisco.
  • Tiffany Cox Leonard '09 is a Science Editor at Compuscript Limited in Champaign, Illinois.
  • Katie Marks '09 lives at the intersection of marketing and science in Milwaukee.
  • Maija Sipola '09 is at the University of Iowa researching the application of geoarchaeological research methods to paleoanthropological sites.
  • Kristin Sweeney '09 is starting a new job as an Assistant Professor in the Environmental Studies Department of Portland University in Oregon.  Here is her old web site with more information about her.
  • Phil Varella '09 is a Physical Science Technician in Paleontology at Chaco Culture National Historical Park (New Mexico).
  • Elizabeth Webb '09 is an Outreach/Facilities Coordinator at National High Magnetic Field Laboratory in Florida.
  • Mike Bagley '06 is a Staff Geologist at PBS Engineering and Environmental Inc. in Seattle.
  • Margaret Doheny-Skubic '06 is a Project Geoscientist at Weston Solutions, Inc.
  • Kelsey Dyez '06 is a post-doctoral fellow at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory and is working on the relationships between climate and carbon dioxide.
  • Dan Jones '06 researches cave geomicrobiology at the University of Minnesota.
  • Rachel Brown Reid '06 is a post-doctoral researcher at Washington University in St. Louis.




  • Roy Kruse '71, after a long career as a manager for religious non-profits, is now a Transit Operator at Schmitty and Sons Inc. in the Twin Cities.
  • Karen Lubke '71 is a Geological Advisor at Hess Corporation in Houston.
  • Mark Reed '71 is a professor of 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.
  • Dick Garbisch '38 and Audrey were featured in the Carleton Voice! Their story is the third one down.