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D. Jeffrey Over

Professor of

Geological Sciences

ISC 249
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454
585-245-5294
over@geneseo.edu

Jeff Over has been a member of the Geneseo faculty since 1991.

Faculty Information

Education

  • Post-doctoral, 1990-91, Research Associate, Department of Geology, Texas A&M University , College Station , TX (Advisor – Ethan Grossman)
  • Ph.D. (Geology), 1990, Texas Tech University , Lubbock , Texas (Advisor – James Barrick)
  • M.Sc. (Geology), 1985, University of Alberta , Edmonton , Alberta (Advisor – Brian Chatterton)
  • B.S. (Geology, Biology Minor), 1982, Allegheny College , Meadville , Pennsylvania

Employment

  • 2000- Professor, Department of Geological Sciences, SUNY College at Geneseo, Geneseo , NY
  • 1996-2000 Associate Professor, Department of Geological Sciences, SUNY College at Geneseo, Geneseo , NY
  • 1991-1996 Assistant Professor, Department of Geological Sciences, SUNY College at Geneseo, Geneseo , NY
  • 1990-1991 Visiting Assistant Professor/Research Associate, Department of Geology, Texas A&M University , College Station , TX
  • Awards and Honors

    • Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activities, State University of New York, 10/03.
    • Lockhart Professor of Geological Sciences, SUNY-Geneseo, 2000-2003.
    • National Science Foundation- Collaborative Research at Undergraduate Institutions: Testing hypotheses for Late Devonian biotic and climatic events via high-precision CA-TIMS U-Pb zircon dating and quantitative correlation tools.
    • Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, State University of New York, 8/98.

    Research Interests

    Conodonts, organic-rich shales, biostratigrpahy, field geology, trace fossils

    Publications and Professional Activities

    • Over, D.J. (editor), 2009, Studies in Devonian Stratigraphy: Proceedings of the 2007 International Meeting of the Subcommission on Devonian Stratigraphy and IGCP 499: Palaeontographica Americana, Paleontological Research Institute, Ithaca, NY, v. 63, 240 p.
    • Over, D.J. (editor), 2009, Conodont Studies Commemorating the 150th Anniversary of the First Conodont Paper (Pander, 1856) and the 40th Anniversary of the Pander Society: Palaeontographica Americana, Paleontological Research Institute, Ithaca, NY, v. 62, 149 p.
    • Over, D.J., Lazar, R., Baird, G.C., Schieber, J., and Ettensohn, F.R., 2009, Protosalvinia Dawson and associated conodonts of the Upper trachytera Zone, Famennian, Upper Devonian, in the eastern United States: Journal of Paleontology, v. 83, p. 70-79.
    • Over, D.J., 2007, Conodont biostratigraphy of the Chattanooga Shale, Middle and Upper Devonian, southern Appalachian Basin, eastern United States: Journal of Paleontology, v. 81, p. 1194-1217.
    • Algeo, T.J., Lyons, T.W., Blakey, R., and Over, D.J., 2007, Hydrographic conditions of the Devono-Carboniferous North American Seaway inferred from sedimentary Mo-TOC relationships: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v. 256, p. 204-230.
    • Schieber, J., and Over, D.J., 2005, Sedimentary fill of the Late Devonian Flynn Creek Crater: a hard target marine impact: In Over, D.J., Morrow, J.R., and Wignall, P.B., eds., Understanding Late Devonian and Permian-Triassic Biotic and Climatic Events: Towards an Integrated Approach: Developments in Palaeontology and Stratigraphy, Elsevier, p. 51-69.
    • Over, D.J., Hopkins, T.L., Brill, A., and Spaziani, A.L., 2003, Age of the Middlesex Shale (Upper Devonian, Frasnian) in New York State: Cour. Forsch.-Inst. Senckenberg, v. 242, p. 217-223.