Faculty and Staff

Beth Z. LincolnBeth Z. Lincoln
Department Co-Chair

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.

Timothy N. Lincoln Timothy N. Lincoln
Department Co-Chair

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.

Bill BartelsWilliam S. Bartels

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.

Mick McRivetteMick 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.

Maija SipolaMaija Sipola
Visiting Instructor

BA Carleton College 2009, ABD University of Iowa. At Albion since fall 2015.

Ms. Sipola teaches upper level courses in Geomorphology, Glaciers and Climate Change, and Archaeological Geology.

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

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.

Carol CaswellCarol Caswell
Department Secretary

With the department since 2004.

Office: 154 Putnam
Phone: 517-629-0276

Faculty Emeriti

Russell ClarkRussell G. Clark, Jr.
Professor Emeritus

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.

larry-taylor-100Lawrence D. Taylor
Professor Emeritus

Office: 105 Stockwell Library
Phone: 517/629-0308

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.