Faculty and Staff

Nick Bader, Ph.D.; Assistant Professor, Soils, Paleoecology, Hydrology and GIS; (509) 527-5113 baderne@whitman.edu

Angela Cota, M.S.; Geology Technician; (509) 527-5696 cotaac@whitman.edu

Bryn Kimball, Ph.D.; Visiting Assistant Professor, Mineralogy, Environmental Studies; (509) 527-4951 kimballb@whitman.edu

Patti Moss, Science Division Assistant; (509) 527-5225 mosspm@whitman.edu

Lyman Persico, Ph.D.; Assistant Professor; Geomorphology, persiclp@whitman.edu  

Kirsten P. Nicolaysen, Ph.D.; Associate Professor, Department Chair, Igneous Petrology, Mineralogy and Volcanology; (509) 527-4934 nicolakp@whitman.edu

Kevin R. Pogue, Ph.D.; Professor, Structural Geology; (509) 527-5955 pogue@whitman.edu

Grant Shimer, Ph.D.; Visiting Assistant Professor, Sedimentology; (509) 527-5944 shimergt@whitman.edu

Patrick K. Spencer, Ph.D.; Professor, Sedimentation and Paleontology; (509) 527-5222 spencerp@whitman.edu


Robert J. Carson, Ph.D., carsonrj@whitman.edu ; This link will take you to the webpage of retired geology professor Bob Carson. Visit this link to view some of Professor Carson's teaching materials, research and information about upcoming field trips.  

John D. Winter, Ph.D., winterj@whitman.edu ; This link will take you to the webpage of retired geology professor John Winter. The page includes information about Winter's textbook, An Introduction to Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology, and a lot more.