Geology & Environmental Science Faculty Member

Elizabeth Johnson


Professional Information

Contact Information
  • Office: Memorial Hall 7300B
  • Office Phone: 540.568.5527
  • E-Mail: (replace _at_ with @)
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GSCI104: Geology of Skyline Drive
GGEOL115: Earth Systems, Cycles, and Human Impacts 
GEOL110: Physical Geology and Physical Geology Lab

GEOL300:  Introduction to Petrology

Research Interests

Petrologic and geochemical investigations of volcanic rocks and their xenoliths, or inclusions.  Recent projects include thermobarometry and infrared spectroscopy of mantle xenoliths and whole-rock geochemistry of crustal xenoliths within the Eocene volcanic rocks of western Virginia.  For more information, visit