Faculty Directory

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Faculty from left to right: Pat Meleski, Dave Valentino, Paul Tomascak, Al Stamm, Diana Boyer, Bob Ballentine, Scott Steiger, Steve Skubis, Graham Bradley, Scott Roby (Physics Department)

Department of Atmospheric and Geological Sciences Faculty

Dr. David Valentino, Department Chair and Professor of Geology
Specialties:  Structural Geology, Tectonics, Geophysics, Petrology
Education:  PhD Virginia Tech (1993); MA Temple University (1988); BA Temple University

Dr. Alfred Stamm, Distinguished Service Professor, Professor of Meteorology
Specialties:  Meteorological Instruments; Micrometeorology; Air pollution; Climatology
Education:  PhD University of Wisconsin; MS University of Wisconsin; BS North Carolina State University
Appointed 1977

Dr. Paul Tomascak, Associate Professor of Geology
Specialties:  Mineralogy; Petrology; Geochemistry
Education:  PhD University of Maryland; MSc University of Manitob; BS New Mexico Tech
Appointed 2004

Dr. Robert Ballentine, Associate Professor of Meteorology
Specialties:  Mesometeorology; Numerical Modeling; Weather Forecasting
Education:  PhD SUNY Albany; MS Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; AB Colgate University
Appointed 1985

Dr. Scott Steiger, Associate Professor of Meteorology
Specialties:  Atmospheric Electricity; Radar Meteorology; Convective Storms; Weather Forecasting
Education:  PhD Texas A & M University; MS Texas A & M University; BS SUNY Oswego
Appointed 2003

Dr. Steven Skubis, Assistant Professor of Meteorology
Specialties:  Tropical Meteorology; Dynamic Meteorology; Atmospheric Physics
Education:  PhD SUNY Albany; MS SUNY Albany; BS SUNY Albany
Appointed 2000

Dr. Diana Boyer, Assistant Professor of Geology
Specialties:  Paleontology; Stratigraphy
Education:  PhD Univ California, Riverside; MS University of California, Riverside; BS University of Delaware
Appointed 2007

Dr. J. Graham Bradley, Assistant Professor of Geology
Specialties:  Hydrogeology; Engineering Geology; Geomorphology; Environmental Sustainability
Education:  PhD University College London, England; MS University of Leeds; BS University of St. Andrews
Appointed 2012

Dr. Rachel Lee, Assistant Professor of Geology
Specialties:  Remote Sensing, Volcanology, Geographic Information Science
Education:  PhD  University of Pittsburgh
Appointed in 2014

Emeritus Faculty

Dr. Ronald Chaldu, Astronomer
PhD Indiana University, MS San Diego State University, BA UCLA
Appointed 1972

Dr. Robert Maurer, Geologist
PhD Univ. of Utah, BS Ohio State Univ
Appointed 1966

Dr. Raymond Schneider
PhD University of Tennessee; AB, MA Univ of Missouri
Appointed 1961

Dr. David Thomas
PhD SUNY Binghamton; BS University of Western Ontario
Appointed 1970