Welcome to the Department of Geological Sciences

Students with a broad, interdisciplinary interest in sciences, a curiosity of how the Earth works, and an appreciation for the outdoors will find themselves at home in the Department of Geological Sciences. With the option of pursuing a B.A. in Geology, Geochemistry, or Geophysics, students engage in a challenging and rewarding curriculum taught by an enthusiastic and dedicated faculty with a broad range of expertise. Graduates of the Department of Geological Sciences are equipped with the knowledge and skills to be outstanding contributors and leaders in the geoscience community. 

Recent News

The Department of Geological Sciences welcomes to the faculty Dr. Nicholas Warner! Dr. Warner is a planetary geologist with expertise in surface processes and stratigraphy. He will join the faculty in Fall 2014.


Dr. Scott Giorgis was recently awarded a Fulbright Fellowship, "Advancing Fault Zone Education in Chile and the United States". In Fall 2014 at Universidad de Concepción's Departamento Ciencias de la Tierra., Dr. Giorgis will teach courses in kinematics, strain analysis, numerical modeling in fault zone systems, and structural or historical geology, and will also participate in geology field trips.  


Missed the reunion last fall but want to stay in touch? Check out the Geneseo Geology Facebook page or the latest version of the Geology Newsletter