Geosciences

Georgia State Geologists Unlock Mysteries of Ancient Climate Change

Researchers from Georgia State University’s Geosciences Department are using mineralogical tools to study climate change in East Africa that dates back nearly 1.9 million years ago. 

“Doing this research is exhilarating because you get a glimpse into how dynamic environmental change is on Earth,” said geosciences chair and Professor Daniel Deocampo, who is leading the… more »

New Faculty Publications

Applied Linguistics

Belcher, Diane (2017). Recent developments in ESP theory and research: Enhancing critical reflection and learner autonomy through technology and other means. In N. Stojkovic, M. Tosic & V. Nejkovic (Eds.), Synergies of English for specific purposes and language learning technologies (pp. 2-19). Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Schoars.

Biology

Alston C.*, Dix R.D.… more »

Climate Change May Bring More Extreme Heat, Ozone Pollution Days To The Southeast, Researchers Say

Posted On May 22, 2017 by Jeremy Craig
Categories Geosciences

Global climate change may produce an environment in the southeastern United States that could foster dangerous extreme heat events, more high-ozone pollution days in urban areas, and the potential for the growth of tropical diseases by the mid-21st century, Georgia State University researchers have projected. 

The research was published in the Public Library of… more »

New Associate Deans join college administration

The College of Arts and Sciences is pleased to announce that Dr. Kathryn McClymond, Professor and Chair of Religious Studies, has accepted the position of Associate Dean for Faculty Development, and that Dr. Daniel Deocampo, Professor and Chair of Geosciences, has accepted the Associate Dean for Faculty Evaluation position, which will be reconstituted as the… more »

Recent Faculty Publications (Geosciences)

Hassan Babaie, Associate Professor: Khalatbari Jafari, Morteza, Hassan A. Babaie, 2016. The geodynamic significance of the correlation of the Khoy ophiolites in northwest Iran with ophiolites in southeast Turkey. Geological Society of America Special Papers, 525, eds (R. B. Sorkhabi), p. SPE525-08, doi:10.1130/2016.2525(08).

Khalatbari Jafari, Morteza, Hassan A. Babaie, Mohammad Elyas Moslempour, 2016. Mid-ocean-ridge to… more »

2016 Dean’s Early Career Awards

The College of Arts and Sciences is pleased to announce this year’s Dean’s Early Career Award winners: Assistant Professors Jeffrey Boortz of Art and Design, Zhipeng Cai of Computer Science, Gina Marie Caison of English, Nadine Kabengi of Chemistry and Geosciences and Jennifer Craft Morgan of Gerontology.

The Dean’s Early Career Awards provide research funding… more »

Outstanding Faculty Awards 2016

The College of Arts and Sciences is proud to announce the winners of the 2016 Faculty Awards: Lindsey Cohen, professor of Psychology; Nicola Sharratt, assistant professor in Anthropology; Carmen Eilertson, senior lecturer in Biology; Kyle Frantz, professor of Neuroscience; Cassandra White, associate professor of Anthropology; Christy Visaggi, lecturer in Geosciences; Sarah Brosnan, associate professor of… more »

Georgia State Faculty Member Attends White House Water Summit

Daniel Deocampo, associate professor and chair of Geosciences at Georgia State University, will attend the White House Water Summit today to share his plans for bringing new technologies and workforce development to the water economy of the southeastern United States. 

The summit, which is held in conjunction with the United Nations World Water Day,… more »

Atlanta Science Festival Comes to Georgia State for Third Year

The Atlanta Science Festival (ASF) is returning to Georgia State University for the third year in a row. Georgia State, one of the festival’s silver-level sponsors, will host six events.

ASF is a community effort and celebration of local STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics) education. This year’s festival will feature 100 events… more »

Geological Society of America and Exxon Mobil Recognize Geosciences Department

The College of Arts and Sciences Geosciences Department has received the Geological Society of America (GSA) and Exxon Mobil Field Camp Excellence Award for its basic and advanced geology field camps.

 The $10,000 award is given every summer to assist a geology field camp with summer semester costs. Winners are chosen based on… more »