Interim Associate Dean, College of Science and Mathematics; Professor, Geology
Contact Info
Website: https://educ.jmu.edu/~whitmesj/

Interim Associate Dean Duties
  • Springboard and transfer orientation 
  • Commencement 
  • Class schedules 
  • Faculty development 
  • College governance including FAC, CC 
  • Programmatic grant proposals including REUs and IUSE
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)
  • GEOL 110: Physical Geology
  • GEOL 399: Field Geology in Ireland
  • GEOL 467: Stratigraphy, Structure, and Tectonics
  • GEOL 468: Advanced Stratigraphy, Structure, and Tectonics
  • PhD in Earth Science, 2004, Boston University
  • BS in Geology, 1999, University of New Hampshire
Select Publications
  • Whitmeyer, S.J., and Bailey, C.M. 2018. Memorial to Declan G. De Paor, 1951-2018. Geological Society of America Memorials, v. 47, p. 25-29.
  • Huntington, K.W., and Klepeis, K.A., with 66 community contributors, 2018, Challenges and opportunities for research in tectonics: Understanding deformation and the processes that link Earth systems, from geologic time to human time. A community vision document submitted to the U.S. National Science Foundation. University of Washington, 84 p., DOI: 10.6069/H52R3PQ5.
  • De Paor, D.G., Whitmeyer, S.J., and Whitmeyer, S. 2013. Google Earth Exercises as Part of the Supplements Package for de Blij, H.J., Muller, P.O., Burt, J.E., and Mason, J. Physical Geography 4th ed., Oxford University Press.

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