Faculty

Ritchie Distinguished Professor
785-864-4974
325 Lindley Hall

Dr. Blum is interested in surface processes and the stratigraphic record, fluvial and coastal sedimentology, source-to-sink sediment dispersal, and sequence stratigraphy.”

785-864-1955
321 Lindley

Dr. Fowle works in the geobiology of carbonates, and microbial CO2 sequestration. He is a Co-Principal Investigator for the Kansas Interdisciplinary Carbonates Consortium.

Evan K. Franseen
Professor
785-864-2723
300 Lindley

Dr. Franseen's research primarily involves sedimentology, sequence stratigraphy, and diagenesis of carbonate and siliciclastic strata.

Robert H. Goldstein
Haas Distinguished Professor, Associate Dean of Mathematics and Natural Sciences
785-864-3661, 785-864-2738 (lab)
313 Lindley Hall or 200 Strong Hall

Robert H. Goldstein is the Haas Distinguished Professor in the Department of Geology and Associate Dean for Natural Sciences and Mathematics at the University of Kansas.  He co-directs the Kansas Interdisciplinary Carbonates Consortium (KICC). He has been on the faculty of the Department of Geology at the University of Kansas since 1985. He received the BS in 1979 from Juniata College and received the MS in 1981 and Ph.D. in 1986, both from the University of Wisconsin. 

Luis González
Dept. Chairperson, Professor
785-864-4974
120 Lindley

Dr. González is interested in stable isotope chemistry and its application to continental paleoclimatology, carbonate geochemistry with emphasis on isotopic and trace elemental chemistry, carbonate geology with emphasis on karst development and carbonate deposition in marine and karst systems, and carbonate diagenetic processes.

Steve Hasiotis
Professor
785-864-4941
115 Lindley Hall

Dr. Hasiotis's research program focuses on integrating continental and marine ichnology with sedimentology, stratigraphy, and paleontology in siliciclastic, carbonate, and mixed sedimentary systems to interpret: (1) environments of deposition (EOD); (2) sedimentation and accumulation rates; (3) subaerial exposure and pedogenesis; (4) major shifts in base level and/or sea level; (5) biologic mediation of effective porosity and permeability; and (6) significant surfaces for correlation. 

Diane Kamola
Associate Scientist
785-864-2724
316B Lindley Hall

Dr. Kamola works in sedimentology, sequence stratigraphy, and sedimentary basin analysis with current research including controls on stratal patterns in sedimentary basins and high frequency sequence stratigraphy of shallow marine strata.

Gwendolyn L. Macpherson
Associate Professor
785-864-2742
112A Lindley Hall

Gwen Macpherson has studied water-rock interactions, water resources and groundwater CO2 dynamics in shallow limestone aquifers in an unplowed tallgrass prairie (NSF LTER site) for the past two decades.  She also studies the modern sustainability of 1000-year old water-supply systems in water-scarce regions in southeast Asia and northern Africa, and non-traditional light stable isotopes as tracers of fluid movement and water-rock reactions in deep sedimentary basins.

785-864-6029
320C Lindley Hall

Craig Marshall works with geospectroscopy in carbonate systems. He is a Co-Principal Investigator for the Kansas Interdisciplinary Carbonates Consortium.

Assistant Professor
785-864-1917
305 Lindley Hall

Dr. Olcott Marshall’'s research combines organic geochemical techniques with paleontological and geological techniques, to characterize the evolution and preservation of the biosphere through time, especially in intervals of Earth’'s history where the traditional fossil record is sparse.

Hubert H. and Kathleen M. Hall Professor of Geology
785-864-6028
2 Lindley Hall

Dr. Rankey focuses on fundamental controls on the nature and variability of carbonate sedimentary, geomorphic, and stratigraphic systems, using Holocene systems to develop predictive understanding of carbonates in the stratigraphic record.

 
Jennifer A. Roberts
Associate Chairperson, Associate Professor
785-864-4997
104 Lindley Hall

Microbial geochemist who bridges basic and applied science focusing on the role of microorganisms on mineral chemistry and weathering as it applies to carbon sequestration, petroleum reservoir diagenesis, paleoclimate, and water quality from the nano- to landscape scales.

785-864-6048
107 Lindley Hall

Dr. Stotler works with fluid flow, water-rock interactions, stable isotopes, and lacustrine interface carbonates. He is a Co-Principal Investigator for the Kansas Interdisciplinary Carbonates Consortium.

785-864-4584
302 Lindley Hall

Dr. Tsoflias' work focuses on geophysics, ground penetrating radar, and high resolution seismic imaging of carbonates. He is a Co-Principal Investigator for the Kansas Interdisciplinary Carbonates Consortium.

Douglas Walker
Professor
785-864-2735
120 Lindley Hall

Dr. Walker's research interests are in integration of Tectonics, Geochronology, and GIS to better understand the geologic development of contractile and extensional systems.

Anthony Walton
Associate Professor
785-864-2726
318 Lindley Hall

Dr. Walton focuses on sedimentary petrology, low temperature geochemistry, and mineralogy.




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