University of California, Riverside

Earth Sciences

Department of Earth Sciences



Faculty & Staff


Staff & Faculty

Faculty

David D. Oglesby

Professor, Chair

Earthquake Processes

Robert J. Allen Assistant Professor

Climatology

Nicolas Barth Assistant Professor

Earthquake Processes, Neotectonics

Andrey Bekker Assistant Professor

Paleoclimatology

Elizabeth Cochran

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Earthquake Processes

James H. Dieterich

Distinguished Professor of Geology and Geophysics

Earthquake Processes

Larissa F. Dobrzhinetskaya

Adjunct Professor Emeritus

Ultrahigh Pressure Mineralogy, Experimental Petrology

Mary Droser

Professor, Vice Chair

Paleobiology

Wilfred A. Elders

Professor of Geology Emeritus/Research Geologist

Research Geology

Heather Ford 

Assistant Professor

Seismology

Gareth Funning

Associate Professor, Undergraduate Advisor (Geophysics)

Earthquake Processes, Active Tectonics

Abhijit Ghosh

Assistant Professor 

Earthquake Processes, Seismology

Robert C. Graham

Professor (Cooperating Faculty)

Soil Mineralogy, Pedology, Soil Geomorphology
Harry W. Green

Distinguished Professor of Geology and Geophysics

Earthquake Processes Ultra-High-Pressure Metamorphism

Nigel C. Hughes

Professor, Undergraduate Advisor (Geology)

Paleobiology

Katherine J . Kendrick

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Tectonic Geomorphology and Neotectonics

Sandra Kirtland Turner

Assistant Professor

Paleoclimate/Paleoceanography

Gordon Love

Professor, Graduate Advisor

Biogeochemistry

Timothy Lyons

Distinguished Professor

Geochemistry

Michael A. McKibben

Associate Professor

Economic Geology and Geochemistry

Richard A. Minnich

Professor

Biogeography, Fire Ecology

Douglas M. Morton

Adjunct Professor

Regional Geology of Southern California

Andy Ridgwell

Professor

Biogeochemical Modeling, Climate

Peter M. Sadler

Professor

Quantitative Statigraphy

Thomas A. Scott

Adjunct Professor

Conservation Biology

Emeriti

Shawn Biehler

Professor Emeritus Geophysics

Frank Dickson

Professor Emeritus Geochemistry

Tien-Chang Lee

Professor Emeritus Geophysics, Hydrogeology

Michael A. Murphy

Professor Emeritus  Invertebrate Paleontology 

Stephen K. Park

Professor Emeritus

Geophysics, Magnetotellurics

Michael Woodburne

Professor Emeritus

Vertebrate Paleontology

Lecturers, Researchers and Specialists

Steve Bates

Junior Specialist

Geochemistry

Dan Gregory

Postdoctoral Researcher

Geochemistry

Christodoulos Kyriakopoulos 

Postdoctoral Researcher

Earthquake Processes

Jessica Miller-Camp

Museum Scientist  Vertebrate Paleontology 

Corrie Neighbors 

Lecturer Natural Hazards, GIS

Keith Richards-Dinger

Assistant Researcher  Earthquake Processes

Staff

Laurie Graham

Department Technician

(951) 827-4871

Jennifer Reising

Director Support

(951) 827- 3182

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