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Faculty profile

David Valentino

Professor, Geology

264 Shineman

Office hours

MWF 11:30 am - 12:30 pm, and by appointment


  • Tectonic evolution of the Proterozoic Adirondacks and Hudson Highlands
  • Tectonics of the Paleozoic mid-Atlantic Piedmont
  • Applications of electrical resistivity tomography in surface water-groundwater interaction
  • Geomagnetic mapping and gradiometry with applications in structural geology

Specialty areas:

  • structural geology
  • tectonics
  • exploration geology
  • geophysics
  • petrology


Ph.D., Virginia Tech, 1993
MA, Temple University, 1988
BA, Temple University, 1986

Classes taught

  • Structural Geology
  • Petrology
  • Tectonics
  • Field Geology
  • Earth Resources
  • Exploration Geology