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Associate Dean for Research & Scholarship, CSM; Professor, Geology
whitmesj@jmu.edu
Contact Info
Website: https://www.whitmeyer.org/

Associate Dean Duties
  • Springboard and transfer orientation 
  • Commencement 
  • Class schedules 
  • Faculty development 
  • College governance including FAC, CC 
  • Scholarship support including:  
    • HPC  
    • PI grants (RUI, R15, etc) 
    • Limited submission grants (MRI, Jeffress) 
    • ETF/EOY 
    • Non-programmatic grant proposals 
Research Description
  • Development of digital mapping techniques and 3D and 4D visualizations and their incorporation into field geology curricula (funded by NSF EAR)
  • Bedrock mapping of the Blue Ridge - Valley and Ridge transition in Page Valley (funded by USGS, EDMAP, and STATEMAP)
Courses
  • GEOL 110: Physical Geology
  • GEOL 399: Field Geology in Ireland
  • GEOL 467: Stratigraphy, Structure, and Tectonics
  • GEOL 468: Advanced Stratigraphy, Structure, and Tectonics
Education
  • PhD in Earth Science, 2004, Boston University
  • BS in Geology, 1999, University of New Hampshire
Select Publications
  • Whitmeyer, S.J. and Dordevic, M. 2021. Creating Virtual Geologic Mapping Exercises in a Changing World. Geosphere, v. 17, p. 226-243, https://doi.org/10.1130/GES02308.1
  • Whitmeyer, S., Fichter, L., Marshall, A., and Liddle, H. 2021. The Mid Atlantic Appalachian Orogen Traverse: A Comparison of Virtual and On-Location Field-Based Capstone Experiences, Solid Earth, v. 21, p. 2803-2820, https://doi.org/10.5194/se-12-2803-2021.
  • Whitmeyer, S.J., Atchison, C., and Collins, T.D. 2020. Using mobile technologies to enhance accessibility and inclusion in field-based learning. GSA Today, v. 30, p. 4-10, https://doi.org/10.1130/GSATG462A.1

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