Faculty and Staff

Thomas WilchThomas I. Wilch
Herbert H. & Grace A. Dow Trustees' Professor in the Sciences
Department Chair

B.A., Macalester College, 1987; M.S., University of Maine, 1991; Ph.D., New Mexico Tech, 1997. At Albion since 1998.

Dr. Wilch teaches upper-level courses in Glaciers and Climate Change, Geomorphology, Volcanology, Regional Field Geology, and Field Camp.

 

Bill Bartels


William S. Bartels

Professor

A.B., Rutgers College, 1977; M.S., University of Michigan, 1981; Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1987. At Albion since 1986.

Dr. Bartels teaches upper-level courses in Sedimentation and Stratigraphy, Paleontology, Vertebrate Paleontology, Regional Field Geology, and Field Camp.

beth-lincoln-100Beth Z. Lincoln
Professor and Interim Provost

A.B., Smith College, 1973; Ph.D., UCLA, 1985. At Albion since 1981.

Dr. Beth Lincoln teaches upper-level courses in Structural Geology and Regional Field Geology.

 

 

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Timothy N. Lincoln
Professor

B.S., University of Massachusetts at Amherst, 1972; Ph.D., UCLA, 1978.  At Albion since 1981.

Dr. Tim Lincoln teaches upper-level courses in Groundwater, Geochemistry, Ore Deposits, and Regional Field Geology.

 

 Mick McRivette

Mick McRivette
Assistant Professor

B.S., UC San Diego; Ph.D., UCLA, 2011. At Albion since 2007.

Dr. McRivette teaches upper-level courses in Remote Sensing and GIS and directs and teaches Field Camp.

Carrie Menold


Carrie A. Menold
Associate Professor

B.S., University of Michigan, 1999; Ph.D., UCLA, 2006. At Albion since 2006.

Dr. Menold teaches upper-level courses in Mineralogy, Petrology, Igneous and Metamorphic Geochemistry, Regional Field Geology, and Field Camp.

 Carol Caswell


Carol Caswell

Department Secretary

With the department since 2004.

Office: 154 Putnam
Phone: 517-629-0276
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Faculty Emeriti

Russell Clark

Russell G. Clark, Jr.
Professor Emeritus
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B.A., Amherst College, 1966; M.S., Michigan State University, 1968; Ph.D., Dartmouth College, 1972. Joined Albion faculty in 1973; retired in 2006.

Dr. Clark taught courses in Mineralogy, Petrology, Geographic Information Systems, and Remote Sensing.

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Lawrence D. Taylor
Professor Emeritus

Office: 105 Stockwell Library
Phone: 517/629-0308
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B.A., Dartmouth College, 1954; M.A., Dartmouth College, 1958; Ph.D., The Ohio State University, 1962. Joined Albion faculty and founded the Geology Department in 1964; retired in 1998.

Dr. Taylor taught courses in Environmental Geology, Geomorphology, and Glaciers and the Pleistocene.