Geology & Environmental Science Faculty Member

Steven J. Whitmeyer


Professional Information
  • Title: Associate Professor, Structural Geology and Tectonics

  • Educational Background:
       BS University of New Hampshire, 1999
       PhD Boston University, 2004
  • CV (pdf)

Contact Information


GEOL110: Physical Geology
GEOL167: Philosophy of the Geosciences
GEOL365: Structural Geology
GEOL399: Field Geology in Ireland
GEOL415: Evolution of North America
GEOL467: Stratigraphy, Structure & Tectonics
GSCI104: Earth Laboratory

Research Interests

Current research projects:
1) Development of digital mapping techniques and 3D and 4D visualizations, and their incorporation into field geology curricula (funded by NSF EAR/IF)

2) Bedrock mapping of the Blue Ridge - Valley and Ridge transition, with special focus on the Stanley fault in Page Valley (funded by EDMAP and STATEMAP)

3) Estimating the growth rate of continental crust, including compilation of a new basement map of North America