Craig Marshall

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences - Geology
Associate Professor
Primary office:
Multidisciplinary Research Building
Room 154
University of Kansas
1475 Jayhawk Blvd.
Lawrence, KS 66045


Ph.D., Chemical Spectroscopy
, Department of Chemistry, Materials and Forensic Science, University of Technology, Sydney (UTS)

B.App.Sc (Hons), Chemistry and Geology, Departments of Chemistry, Materials and Forensic Science and Geology, University of Technology, Sydney (UTS)

Teaching Interests

  • Mineralogy
  • Raman spectroscopy


By training, I am an inorganic Raman spectroscopist. My research focus is using Raman spectroscopy to explore a variety of mineralogical and geological research questions. However, vibrational spectroscopy is a powerful tool that is applicable to a wide variety of problems across the field of geology, which has allowed me to participate in a number of different types of research as a secondary author.

Research Interests

  • Raman spectroscopy
  • FTIR spectroscopy
  • Carbonaceous materials
  • Graphite
  • Astrobiology
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