Sedimentary Geology Faculty

Ritchie Distinguished Professor
785-864-8868
Lindley Hall, Room 325

Dr. Blum is interested in surface processes and the stratigraphic record, fluvial and coastal sedimentology, source-to-sink sediment dispersal, and sequence stratigraphy.”

 

Emeritus Professor
(785) 864-2744

Ph.D., Yale, 1965.

Research: Sedimentology, carbonate facies, and diagenesis, specifically Cretaceous carbonates in Mexico and Permo-Triassic carbonates in China. Interests include mass-flow deposits, modern carbonates, and Mid-continent cyclothems.

Professor
785-864-2723
Lindley Hall, Room 300

Dr. Franseen's research primarily involves sedimentology, sequence stratigraphy, and diagenesis of carbonate and siliciclastic strata.

Associate Dean for Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Haas Distinguished Professor
785-864-3661
Strong Hall, Room 200

Dr. Goldstein is the Haas Distinguished Professor in the Department of Geology and Associate Dean of Natural Sciences and Mathematics at the University of Kansas.

Professor, Chair, Geology

Dr. González is interested in stable isotope chemistry and its application to continental paleoclimatology, carbonate geochemistry with emphasis on isotopic and trace elemental chemistry, carbonate geology with emphasis on karst development and carbonate deposition in marine and karst systems, and carbonate diagenetic processes.

Professor
785-864-4941
Lindley Hall, Room 116

Dr. Hasiotis's research program focuses on integrating continental and marine ichnology with sedimentology, stratigraphy, and paleontology in siliciclastic, carbonate, and mixed sedimentary systems.

Faculty/Associate Scientist
785-864-2724
Lindley Hall, Room 316B

Dr. Kamola works in sedimentology, sequence stratigraphy, and sedimentary basin analysis with current research including controls on stratal patterns in sedimentary basins and high frequency sequence stratigraphy of shallow marine strata.

Associate Professor
785-864-1917
Lindley Hall, Room 120B

Dr. Olcott-Marshall's research combines organic geochemical techniques with paleontological and geological techniques, to characterize the evolution and preservation of the biosphere through time, especially in intervals of Earth’'s history where the traditional fossil record is sparse.

Associate Professor
785-864-6028
Lindley Hall, Room 2

Dr. Rankey focuses on fundamental controls on the nature and variability of carbonate sedimentary, geomorphic, and stratigraphic systems, using Holocene systems to develop predictive understanding of carbonates in the stratigraphic record.

Chair of Geology, Professor
785-864-1960
Lindley Hall, Room 120E

Dr Roberts specializes in hydrochemistry and microbial geochemistry, bridging basic and applied science and focusing on the role of microorganisms on mineral chemistry and weathering as it applies to carbon sequestration, petroleum reservoir diagenesis, paleoclimate, and water quality from the nano- to landscape scales.

Associate Professor
785-864-2726
Lindley Hall, Room 318

Dr. Walton focuses on sedimentary petrology, low temperature geochemistry, and mineralogy.

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