Craig Bennett

M.S. Student, Sedimentary Geology
Primary office:



Dr. Evan K. Franseen and Dr. Robert H. Goldstein


Bachelor of Science, Geology at the University of Texas of the Permian Basin


Evaluation of Controls on Distal Fine-Grained Chalky Facies in the Miocene Agua Amarga Basin, SE Spain: An Analog for Fine-Grained Carbonate Reservoirs

Research Interests

  • Sedimentology
  • Stratigraphy

Selected Awards & Honors

AAPG Foundation R.C. Moore Memorial Grant for Master’s research work. Spring 2017

SEPM Foundation Student Research Grant for Master’s research work. Spring 2017

Kansas City Gem & Mineral Society Grant for Master’s research work. Spring 2017

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Upcoming Colloquium


2/25/21: Dr. Katherine Ryker, Assistant Professor, University of South Carolina

3/25/21: Dr. Jonathan Payne, Professor, Geological Science, Stanford University, Stanford, California.

4/8/21: Dr. Peter Burgess, Professor of Sedimentary Geology and Head of Earth Sciences, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom.

4/29/21: Dr. Hildegard Westphal, Professor, Geoecology & Carbonate Sedimentology and Director of the Center for Marine Environmental Science, Bremen University, Bremen, Germany.

Geology Scholarship

The 2021-2022 Academic-Year Undergraduate Scholarship Award Application is now online.
Complete the online form to be considered for the scholarship award.