Teaching and Outreach

GEOL 110: Physical Geology Laboratory (Spring 2017)

        --Two laboratory sections of introductory course in Geology

        Role: Teaching Assistant


GEOL 342: Sedimentation and Stratigraphy (Spring 2015 and 2016)

        Mentor: Dr. A. Jay Kaufman and Dr. John Merck

        Role: Teaching Assistant


GEOL 444: Low Temperature Geochemistry (Fall 2014 and 2015)

        Mentor: Dr. James Farquhar

        Role: Teaching Assistant


Field Camp Prep. Course (Spring 2016;2018)

        Role: Co-organizer and teacher

          - Organized and instructed a preperation course to prepare ~ 10 undergraduate students for field camp

          - Consisted of 3 nightly sessions and a day long mapping/brunton field trip



SedStrat inspecting glacial geology in West Virginia Shallow marine carbonates in West Virginia

SedStrat students inspecting glacial diamictites and coal seams (some pyritized) along Corridor H in West Virginia.

SedStrat students inspecting shallow marine carbonates (with abundant burrow traces) along Corridor H in West Virginia.

Mapping and Brunton exercise on UMD campus as part of Field Camp Prep course (Spring 2016).

Geology education booth for STEM days at Eau Claire County Fair (UW-Eau Claire initiative) in 2013.  (I was showing a fossil footprint)

Geologic outreach at Lakeland Elementary/Middle School (Spring 2016)

Making a density column at Hyattsville Middle School as part of the KEMS -- Kids Excelling in Math and Science program (February 2018)

Shenanigans at UMD Maryland Day 2017 (April).  We ran a fossil pit (among other activities) where children can dig for Miocene shark teeth. (photo courtesy of Todd Karwoski)

 Chemistry Building 1225b | University of Maryland-College Park | College Park, MD 20740


Updated: January 2018



Updated: May, 2016