NAGT Members Named as GSA Fellows

published Jul 12, 2012 12:08pm

Three of NAGT's members have been named as a part of the 2012 class of Geological Society of America Fellows.

  • Robert Blodgett, Austin Community College, is recognized "for his contributions as a passionate geoscience educator, a noted textbook author, a persuasive advocate for faculty and students at two-year colleges (2YC), and a strong leaders for the Geo2YC Division of the National Association of Geoscience Teachers."
  • Tracy Gregg, University at Buffalo, is nominated for "significant contributions to the study of volcanism throughout the solar system, mentoring numerous successful geosciences students, and support of the Planetary Geology Division of GSA."
  • Carl Jacobson, Iowa State University, "has deciphered the complex history of the Pelona-Orocopia-Rand Schists, based on meticulous study of structure, petrology, geochemistry, geochronology, and provenance. He and coworkers have provided compelling constraints on the history of magmatism, erosion, sedimentation, subduction, deformation, and uplift of the Mesozoic/Cenozoic continental margin of California."

Congratulations to Bob, Tracy, and Carl!