Staff Directory

Director's Office/Administration

James E. Faulds, Director and State Geologist, jfaulds@unr.edu, 775-682-6650
Jessica Corey, Business and Grants Manager, jessica@unr.edu, 775-682-8762
Joel Ponte, Administrative Assistant, jdponte@unr.edu, 775-682-8746

 

Great Basin Science Sample and Records Library

Publication Sales and Information

nbmg@unr.edu, 775-682-8766
If you need an immediate response, please call.

Rachel Micander, Geologic Information Specialist, rmicander@unr.edu, 775-682-8767
Emily O'Dean, Geoscience Data Manager and GBSSRL Manager, eodean@unr.edu, 775-682-9780
Bret Pecoraro, Development Technician, pecoraro@unr.edu, 775-682-8775
Charlotte Stock, Sales Manager, cstock@unr.edu, 775-682-8766

 

Economic Geology, Geologic Mapping, and Geologic Framework

Mike Darin, Assistant Professor-Structural Geologist, mdarin@unr.edu, 775-682-8751
James E. Faulds
, Professor, jfaulds@unr.edu, 775-682-6650
Christopher D. Henry, Research Geologist Emeritus, chenry@unr.edu, 775-682-8753
Carolina Muñoz-Saez, Assistant Professor-Economic Geologist, cmunozsaez@unr.edu, 775-682-7844
John Muntean, Associate Professor-Research Economic Geologist, munteanj@unr.edu,775-682-8748
Andrew Zuza, Associate Professor-Structural Geologist, azuza@unr.edu, 775-784-1446

 

Geologic Hazards and Engineering Geology

Seth Dee, Geologic Mapping Program Manager, sdee@unr.edu, 775-682-7704
Craig M. dePolo, Research Geologist, cdepolo@unr.edu, 775-682-8770
Will Junkin, Geologic Mapping Specialist, wjunkin@unr.edu, 775-784-6691
Rich Koehler, Associate Professor, rkoehler@unr.edu, 775-682-8763

 

Nevada Geodetic Laboratory

Geoffrey Blewitt, Research Professor, gblewitt@unr.edu, 775-682-8778
William C. Hammond, Research Professor, whammond@unr.edu, 775-784-6436
Corné W. Kreemer, Research Professor, kreemer@unr.edu, 775-682-8780

 

Great Basin Center for Geothermal Energy

Bridget Ayling, Director, Associate Professor, bayling@unr.edu, 775-682-8768
Eli Mlawsky, GBCGE Geoscience Data Manager, emlawsky@unr.edu, 775-682-9010
Anieri Morales Rivera, Geothermal Research Scientist, amoralesrivera@unr.edu, 775-682-8149
Emmanuel Olvera, Postdoctoral Scholar, eolvera@unr.edu, 775-682-9011
Colleen Ulibarri, Administrative Assistant, culibarri@unr.edu, 775-682-8855

 

Cartography, GIS, Web, and Publication Support

Jennifer Vlcan, Cartographic/GIS Manager, mauldin@unr.edu, 775-682-8759
Christina Clack, Graphic Designer, cclack@unr.edu, 775-682-6346
Irene Edgerton, Cartographer/GIS Specialist, iseelye@unr.edu, 775-682-6338
Andrew Hauck, GIS Analyst, ahauck@unr.edu, 775-784-6691
Ryan Smith, GIS Analyst, rgsmith@unr.edu, 775-682-8207

 

Graduate Students

Advised by Bridget Ayling
Kurt Kraal, Graduate Student, MS, kokraal@nevada.unr.edu
Nicole Wagoner, Graduate Student, PhD

Advised by Michael Darin
Rachel Micander, Graduate Student, MS, rmicander@unr.edu
Iza Ogilvie, Graduate Student, iogilvie@nevada.unr.edu

Advised by Jim Faulds
Rachel Micander, Graduate Student, MS, rmicander@unr.edu
Noah Williams, Graduate Student, newilliams@nevada.unr.edu

Advised by Bill Hammond
Justine Overacker, Graduate Student, PhD, justine.overacker@gmail.com
Aren Crandall-Bear, Graduate Student, PhD, arencrandallbear@gmail.com

Advised by Corné Kreemer
Zachary Young, Graduate Student, PhD, zyoung@nevada.unr.edu
Nina Miller, Graduate Student, PhD, ninamiller20@gmail.com

Advised by John Muntean
Nick Hillemeyer, Graduate Student, MS, nhillemeyer@email.arizona.edu
Sara Castro Holden, Graduate Student
Daniel Chafetz, Graduate Student
Elizabeth Hollingsworth, Graduate Student, PhD, hollingsworther@gmail.com
Alexander Holmwood, Graduate Student, MS
Sean Ingersoll, Graduate Student, MS
Neil Mankins, Graduate Student
Grant McKnight, Graduate Student, MS
Steven O'Connell, Graduate Student
Atticus Proctor, Graduate Student, MS
Sarah Shapley, Graduate Student, MS
Christian Thomas, Graduate Student, MS

Advised by Andrew Zuza
Wes Johns, Graduate Student, MS, wjohns@nevada.unr.edu
Drew Levy, Graduate Student, PhD, drewlevy@nevada.unr.edu
Dominik Vlaha, Graduate Student, MS, dvlaha@nevada.unr.edu

 

Adjunct and Emeritus Faculty

Adjunct Faculty:
Mark Coolbaugh, Adjunct Research Assistant Professor, mfc@unr.edu, 775-337-1545

Emeritus Faculty:
John W. Bell, Professor Emeritus, jbell@unr.edu
Stephen B. Castor
, Research Geologist Emeritus, scastor@unr.edu, 775-682-8766
Larry J. Garside, Research Geologist Emeritus, lgarside@unr.edu, 775-784-6693
Liang-Chi Hsu, Research Mineralogist Emeritus, lihsu@unr.edu
Daphne D. LaPointe, Research Geologist Emeritus, dlapoint@unr.edu, 775-682-8772
Paul Lechler, Chief Geochemist Emeritus, plechler@unr.edu
Jonathan G. Price, State Geologist Emeritus, jprice@unr.edu, 775-682-8766
Alan R. Ramelli, Research Geologist Emeritus, ramelli@unr.edu
Lisa Shevenell, Research Hydrogeologist Emeritus, lisaas@unr.edu
Joseph V. Tingley, Research Geologist Emeritus, jtingley@unr.edu

 

September 2022