Historical Department Faculty List


Appendix A

Faculty List for the Department

Part-time faculty are not included.

(The retirement dates for faculty are best guesses.)

 

1967 – 1968

Ty Cathey, Acting Head

Geography – T. Cathey, C. Hill, N. Turner

Geology – A. Horstman, M. Smith

Science – E. James

 

1968 – 1969

John Chapman, Head

Geography – T. Cathey, J. Farr, C. Hill, N. Turner

Geology – J. Chapman, A. Horstman, M. Smith

Science – E. James

 

1969 - 1970

John Chapman, Head

Geography – T. Cathey, J. Farr, C. Hill, Y. Phillips, N. Turner

Geology – J. Chapman, A. Horstman, M. Smith, T. Wilcox

Science – E. James

 

1970 - 1971

John Chapman, Head

Geography – T. Cathey, C. Hill, Y. Phillips, R., Triplette, N. Turner

Geology – J. Chapman, A. Horstman, M. Smith, T. Wilcox

Newton Turner retires.

 

1971 – 1972

John Chapman, Head

Geography – T. Cathey, C. Hill, Y. Phillips, R., Triplette, N. Turner

Geology – J. Chapman, A. Horstman, M. Smith, T. Wilcox, S. Yurkovich

 

1972 – 1973

John Chapman, Head

Geography – T. Cathey, C. Hill, Y. Phillips, R. Scott, R., Triplette

Geology – J. Chapman, A. Horstman, M. Smith, T. Wilcox, S. Yurkovich

Carl Hill retires.

 

1973 – 1974

John Chapman, Head

Geography – T. Cathey, C. Hill, J. Neff, Y. Phillips, R. Scott, R. Triplette

Geology – J. Chapman, A. Horstman, M. Smith, T. Wilcox, S. Yurkovich

 

1974 – 1975

John Chapman, Head

Geography – C. Hill, D. Josif, J. Neff, Y. Phillips, R. Triplette, G. White

Geology – J. Chapman, A. Horstman, M. Smith, T. Wilcox, S. Yurkovich

Ty Cathey retires.

 

1975 – 1976

John Chapman, Head

Geography – C. Hill, D. Josif, J. Neff, Y. Phillips, R. Triplette, G. White

Geology – J. Chapman, A. Horstman, M. Smith, T. Wilcox, S. Yurkovich

 

1976 – 1977

John Chapman, Head

Geography – C. Hill, D. Josif, J. Neff, Y. Phillips, R. Triplette, G. Tyner, G. White

Geology – J. Chapman, A. Horstman, M. Smith, T. Wilcox, S. Yurkovich

 

1977 – 1978

John Chapman, Head

Geography – B. Bailey, D. Josif, J. Neff, Y. Phillips, R. Triplette, G. Tyner, G. White

Geology – J. Chapman, A. Horstman, M. Smith, T. Wilcox, S. Yurkovich

 

1978 - 1979

John Chapman, Head

Geography – B. Bailey, D. Josif, J. Neff, Y. Phillips, R. Triplette, G. White

Geology – J. Chapman, A. Horstman, M. Smith, T. Wilcox, S. Yurkovich

 

1979 - 1980

John Chapman, Head

Geography – B. Bailey, J. Neff, Y. Phillips, R. Triplette, G. White

Geology – J. Chapman, A. Horstman, M. Smith, T. Wilcox, S. Yurkovich

 

1980 – 1981

Steve Yurkovich, Head

Geography – B. Bailey, B. Middlekauf, J. Neff, Y. Phillips, R. Triplette, G. White

Geology – J. Chapman, A. Horstman, M. Smith, T. Wilcox, S. Yurkovich

 

1981 – 1982

Steve Yurkovich, Head

Geography – B. Middlekauf, J. Neff, Y. Phillips, R. Triplette, G. White

Geology – J. Chapman, A. Horstman, M. Smith, T. Wilcox, S. Yurkovich

 

1982 - 1983

Steve Yurkovich, Head

Geography – B. Middlekauf, J. Neff, Y. Phillips, R. Triplette, G. White

Geology – J. Chapman, A. Horstman, M. Smith, T. Wilcox, S. Yurkovich

Mark Smith retires.

 

1983 – 1984

Steve Yurkovich, Head

Geography – B. Middlekauf, J. Neff, Y. Phillips, R. Triplette, G. White

Geology – J. Chapman, A. Horstman, T. Wilcox, S. Yurkovich

 

1984 -1985

Name change – Department of Earth Sciences and Anthropology

Steve Yurkovich, Head

Geography – J. Neff, Y. Phillips, R. Triplette, G. White

Geology – J. Chapman, A. Horstman, T. Wilcox, S. Yurkovich

Anthropology – P. Morris, A. Rogers, H. Zintambila

John Chapman retires.

 

1985 – 1986

Steve Yurkovich, Head

Geography – J. Neff, Y. Phillips, R. Triplette, G. White

Geology – A. Horstman,  B. Idleman, T. Wilcox, S. Yurkovich

Anthropology – P. Morris, A. Rogers

Yvonne Phillips retires.

 

1986 – 1987

Steve Yurkovich, Head

Geography – J. Neff, R. Triplette, G. White

Geology – A. Horstman, B. Idleman, T. Wilcox, S. Yurkovich

Anthropology – P. Morris, A. Rogers

 

1987 – 1988

Jeff Neff, Acting Head

Geography – J. Neff, R. Triplette, G. White

Geology – A. Horstman, B. Idleman, T. Wilcox, S. Yurkovich

Anthropology – P. Morris, A. Rogers

 

1988 – 1989

Name change – Department of Geosciences and Anthropology

Jeff Neff, Head

Geography – J. Neff, R. Triplette, G. White

Geology – A. Horstman, B. Idleman, T. Wilcox, S. Yurkovich

Anthropology – P. Morris, A. Rogers

 

1989 - 1990

Jeff Neff, Head

Geography – J. Neff, R. Triplette, G. White

Geology – A. Horstman, B. Idleman, T. Wilcox, S. Yurkovich

Anthropology – P. Morris, A. Rogers

 

1990 – 1991

Jeff Neff, Head

Geography – J. Neff, R. Triplette, G. White

Geology – A. Horstman, B. Idleman, T. Wilcox, S. Yurkovich

Anthropology – R. Gurevich, P. Morris, A. Rogers

 

1991 – 1992

Jeff Neff, Head

Geography – J. Neff, R. Triplette, G. White

Geology – A. Horstman, B. Idleman, T. Wilcox, S. Yurkovich

Anthropology – R. Gurevich, P. Morris, N. Mwaniki, A. Rogers

 

1992 – 1993

A. Rogers, Head

Geography – J. Neff, R. Triplette, G. White

Geology – B. Idleman, A. Horstman, T. Wilcox, S. Yurkovich

Anthropology – R. Gurevich, P. Morris, N. Mwaniki, A. Rogers

Arden Horstman retires.

 

1993 – 1994

A. Rogers, Head

Geography – J. Neff, R. Triplette, G. White

Geology – B. Idleman, J. Reynolds, T. Wilcox, S. Yurkovich

Anthropology – R. Gurevich, P. Morris, N. Mwaniki, A. Rogers

 

1994 – 1995

A. Rogers, Head

Geography – J. Neff, R. Triplette, G. White

Geology – J. Burr, V. Peterson,  J. Reynolds, T. Wilcox, S. Yurkovich

Anthropology – R. Gurevich, P. Morris, N. Mwaniki, A. Rogers

 

1995 – 1996

A. Rogers, Head

Geography – J. Neff, R. Triplette, G. White

Geology – J. Burr, V. Peterson,  J. Reynolds, T. Wilcox, S. Yurkovich

Anthropology – R. Gurevich, P. Morris, N. Mwaniki, A. Rogers

 

1996 – 1997

A. Rogers, Head

Geography – J. Neff, R. Triplette, G. White

Geology – J. Burr, V. Peterson, T. Wilcox, S. Yurkovich

Anthropology – R. Gurevich, P. Morris, N. Mwaniki, A. Rogers

Tom Wilcox retires.

 

1997 – 1998

Name change – Department of Geosciences and Natural Resources Management

Larry Kolenbrander, Head

Geography – J. Neff, R. Triplette, G. White

Geology – V. Peterson, T. Rossbach, R. Young, S. Yurkovich

Natural Resources Management – P. Bates, L. Kolenbrander

 

1998– 1999

Larry Kolenbrander, Head

Geography – J. Neff, R. Triplette, G. White

Geology –M. Lord,  V. Peterson, R. Young, S. Yurkovich

Natural Resources Management – P. Bates, L. Kolenbrander

 

1999 - 2000

Larry Kolenbrander, Head

Geography – J. Neff, R. Triplette, G. White

Geology – M. Lord, J. Miller, V. Peterson, R. Young, S. Yurkovich

Natural Resources Management – P. Bates, L. Kolenbrander

 

2000 – 2001

Larry Kolenbrander, Head

Geography – J. Neff, R. Triplette, G. White

Geology – M. Lord, J. Miller, V. Peterson, R. Young, S. Yurkovich

Natural Resources Management – P. Bates, L. Kolenbrander, D. Tinker

 

2001 – 2002

Larry Kolenbrander, Head

Geography – J. Neff, R. Triplette, G. White

Geology – M. Lord, J. Miller, V. Peterson, R. Young, S. Yurkovich

Natural Resources Management – P. Bates, L. Kolenbrander, D. Tinker

 

2002 – 2003

Larry Kolenbrander, Head

Geography – J. Neff, R. Triplette, G. White

Geology – M. Lord, J. Miller, V. Peterson, R. Young, S. Yurkovich

Natural Resources Management – P. Bates, L. Kolenbrander, A. Miller

Ralph Triplette retires.

 

2003 – 2004

Larry Kolenbrander, Head

Geography – J. Neff, G. White

Geology – N. Allmendinger, E. Caldwell, M. Lord, J. Miller, R. Young, S. Yurkovich

Natural Resources Management – P. Bates, J. DiBari, L. Kolenbrander

 

2004 – 2005

Larry Kolenbrander, Head

Geography – J. Neff, G. White

Geology – N. Allmendinger, E. Caldwell, M. Lord, J. Miller, C. Waters-Tormey, R. Young, S. Yurkovich

Natural Resources Management – P. Bates, J. DiBari, L. Kolenbrander, L. DeWald

 

2005 – 2006

Larry Kolenbrander, Head

Geography – J. Neff, G. White

Geology – N. Allmendinger, E. Caldwell, P. Hembree, M. Lord, J. Miller, B. Tanner,  B. Tormey, C. Waters-Tormey, R. Young, S. Yurkovich

Natural Resources Management – P. Bates, J. Bugden- Storie, J. DiBari, L. Kolenbrander, L. DeWald

Gary White retires.

 

2006 – 2007

Mark Lord, Head

Geography – J. Neff

Geology – P. Hembree, D. Kinner, M. Lord, J. Miller, B., Tanner, B. Tormey, C. Waters-Tormey, R. Young, S. Yurkovich

Natural Resources Management – P. Bates,  J. Bugden- Storie, R. Davis, L. Kolenbrander, L. DeWald

 

2007 – 2008

Name change - Department of Geosciences and Natural Resources

Mark Lord, Head

Geography – J. Neff

Geology – S. Barbour Wood, D. Kinner, M. Lord, J. Miller, B., Tanner, B. Tormey, C. Waters-Tormey, R. Young, S. Yurkovich

Natural Resources Management – P. Bates,  J. Bugden- Storie, R. Davis, L. Kolenbrander, L. DeWald

Larry Kolenbrander retires.

 

2008 - 2009

Mark Lord, Head

Geography – J. Neff

Geology – S. Barbour Wood, D. Kinner, M. Lord, J. Miller, B., Tanner, B. Tormey, C. Waters-Tormey, R. Young, S. Yurkovich

Natural Resource Conservation Management – P. Bates,  J. Bugden- Storie, R. Davis, B. Kloeppel, L. DeWald

 

2009 – 2010

Mark Lord, Head

Geography – A. Fletchall, J. Neff

Geology – S. Barbour Wood, D. Kinner, M. Lord, J. Miller, B., Tanner, B. Tormey, C. Waters-Tormey, R. Young, S. Yurkovich

Natural Resource Conservation Management – P. Bates,  J. Bugden- Storie, R. Davis, B. Kloeppel, L. DeWald

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Appendix B

Credentials of Permanent and Fixed-Term Faculty

(Dates in parentheses are dates of university service.)

 

Geography

Bailey, Barbara (1977 – 1980), Assistant Professor of Geography, BA, University of California – Davis, MA, PhD, University of Oregon

Cathey, Tyson (1944 – 1975), Associate Professor of Geography and Geology, MA, UNC-Chapel Hill.

Farr, James (1968 – 1970), Instructor of Geography, BA, University of Georgia

Fletchall, Ann (2009 - present), Instructor of Geography, BA, Gustavus Adolphus College, MA and PhD, Arizona State University.

Hill, Carl (1965 – 1973), Assistant Professor of Geography, MA, University of Georgia

Josif, Donald (1974 – 1979), Associate Professor of Geography, BSED, MA, The Ohio State University, PhD, UCLA

Middlekauff, Bryan (1980 – 1984), Instructor of Geography, BA, University of Maryland, MA, Appalachian State University, ABD, Michigan State University.

Neff, Jeff (1973 – present), Associate Professor of Geography, BS, Austin Peay State University, MS, PhD, University of Tennessee – Knoxville.

Phillips, Yvonne (1969 – 1986), Professor of Geography, BA, Northwest State University of Louisiana, MA, PhD, Louisiana State University

Scott, Ralph (1972 – 1974), Assistant Professor of Geography, BS, MS, Florida State University, PhD, University of Georgia.

Triplette, Ralph (1970 – 2003), Assistant professor of Geography, BA, Davidson College, MA, University of Kentucky, PhD, UNC – Chapel Hill

Turner, Newton (1937 - 1971 ) Professor of Geography and Geology, PhD UNC – Chapel Hill

Tyner, Gerald (1976 – 1978), Assistant Professor of Geography,

White, Gary (1974 – 2006), Associate Professor of Geography, BA, MA, Fresno State University, PhD, University of Denver

 

Geology

Allmendinger, Nick (2003 – 2006), Assistant Professor of Geology, BS, MS, PhD, University of Delaware

Barbour Wood, Susan (2007 – present), Assistant professor of Geology, BS, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, MS, University of Cincinnati, PhD, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Burr, Jon (1994 – 1997), Instructor of Geology, BA, Wesleyan College, MS, PhD, University of Massachusetts

Caldwell, Eric (2003 – 2005), Instructor of Geology, BA, Albion College, MS, Clemson University

Chapman, John (1968 – 1985), Professor of Geology, B. Eng., MS, Colorado School of Mines, PhD, University of Illinois

Hembree, Patricia (2005-2007), Assistant Professor of Geology, BS, Emory University, MED, West Georgia College, PhD, University of Georgia

Horstman, Arden (1966 – 1993), Associate Professor of Geology, BA, Lawrence University, MS, University of Cincinnati, PhD, University of Colorado

Idlemann, Bruce (1985 – 1992), Assistant Professor of Geology, BS, MS, PhD, State University of New York

Kinner, David (2006 – present), Assistant Professor of Geology, BA, Amherst College, MS,PhD, University of Colorado-Boulder

Lord, Mark (1998 – present), BS, State University of New York - Cortland, MS, PhD, University of North Dakota

Miller, Jerry, (1999 – present), Blanton J. Whitmire Distinguished Professorship in Environmental Sciences and Professor of Geology, BS, Southern Illinois University, MS, University of New Mexico, PhD, Southern Illinois University

Peterson, Virginia (1994 – 2003) Associate Professor of Geology, BS, Grand Valley State University, MS, PhD, University of Massachusetts

Rossbach, Tom (1997 – 1998), Assistant Professor of Geology, BS, Dickinson College, MS, PhD, UNC – Chapel Hill

Smith, Mark (1961 – 1983), Associate Professor of Geology, AB, MS, UNC – Chapel Hill

Tanner, Ben, (2005 -  present), Assistant Professor of Geology, BS, Florida State University, MS, University of Maine, PhD, University of Tennessee-Knoxville

Tormey, Blair (2005 – present), Instructor of Geology, BS, Pennsylvania State University, MS, UNC-Chapel Hill, ABD, University Wisconsin-Madison

Waters-Tormey, Cheryl (2004 – present), Assistant Professor of Geology, BS, Duke University, MS UNC – Chapel Hill,  PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Wilcox, Thomas (1969 – 1997), Associate Professor of Geology, BA, Depauw University, MS, PhD, Columbia University

Young, Robert (1997 – present), Professor of Geology, College of William and Mary, MS, University of Maine, PhD, Duke University

Yurkovich, Steven (1971 – present), Professor of Geology, BS, University of Dayton, ScM, PhD, Brown University

 

Natural Resource Conservation  Management

Bates, Pete (1993 – present), Associate Professor of Natural Resources, BS, University of Montana, MS, Montana State University, PhD, University of Minnesota

Bugden-Storie, Joni (2005 – present), Assistant Professor of Natural Resources,  BS, Carlton University – Ontario, MS, PhD, University of Waterloo – Ontario

Davis, Ron (2006 – present), Assistant Professor of Natural Resources, BS, MA, Indiana State University, PhD University of Illinois

DeWald, Laura (2004 – present), Associate Professor of Environmental Science/Biology/Natural Resources, BS, Michigan Technological University, MS, Pennsylvania State University, PhD, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

DiBari, Jon (2003 – 2005), Assistant Professor of Natural Resources, BS, Southeast Missouri State University, MS, University of Montana, PhD, University of Arizona

Kloeppel, Brian (2008 – present), Associate Professor of Natural Resources, BS, University of Wisconsin-Madison, MS, Pennsylvania State University, PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Kolenbrander, Larry (1985 – 2008), Associate Professor of Natural Resources, BS, Grand Valley Sate University, MS, PhD, Colorado State University

Miller, Ansel (2002 – 2003), Assistant Professor of Natural Resources

Tinker, Dan (2000 - 2002), Assistant Professor of Natural Resources, BS, Fort Lewis College, MS, PhD, University of Wyoming

 

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Appendix C

Adjunct and part-time faculty used by the department.

 

No good records were found to indicate terms and times that these folks taught classes for the department.  It is also likely that some names have been omitted since the mind grows weary with age.

 

Geography

Julie DeGalen

Brian Bennett

Ken Hollingsworth

Anita Oser

Mary Triplette

Steven Brown

 

Geology

Jon Burr

Erik Caldwell

Dan Fredericks

Jean Spangenburg

Mike Owen

Polly Bouker

John Bultman

 

Natural Resources Management 

Douglas Staiger

James Vose

 

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