Visiting Assistant Professor

garci4aa@jmu.edu

Contact Info

EDUCATION
Ph.D., Arizona State University, focusing on ethnogeology, multicultural education, and karst geology.  Tempe, Arizona
M.S., University of Vermont, focusing on elemental sulfur geochemistry.  Burlington, Vermont
B.S., Universidad Ana G Mendez (formerly known as Universidad Metropolitania), Major in Environmental Sciences, Minor in Marine Biology.  San Juan, Puerto Rico

COURSES
GEOL 110: Physical Geology
GEOL 110L: Physical Geology Lab
ISCI 104: Scientific Perspectives (Landscapes in the Anthropocene: The Human Contribution to a Fast Changing Planet)
ISCI 171: Earth and Planetary Science for Teachers

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Ethnogeology.  Geological knowledge that is culturally informed.
  • Karst geology.  Paleoclimate reconstruction of the Shenandoah Valley using stalgmites as proxy.
  • Geoscience education.  Place-based education and multicultural geoscience education.

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