Faculty Directory

Richelle Allen-King, PhD.

Richelle Allen-King PhD


Hydrogeology, Hydrogeochemistry

Cooke Hall 415

Phone: (716) 645-4287

Email: richelle@buffalo.edu

Professor Jason Briner.

Jason Briner, PhD

Professor; Director of Undergraduate Studies

Quaternary and Glacial Geology, Paleoclimatology, Arctic Environmental Change

Hochstetter 410

Phone: (716) 645-4326

Email: jbriner@buffalo.edu

Marcus Bursik.

Marcus Bursik, PhD


Volcanic and Geologic Hazards, Plumes, Tephrochronology, Tectonics, Mapping

Hochstetter 413

Phone: (716) 645-4265

Email: mib@buffalo.edu

Mary Alice Coffroth, PhD.

Mary Alice Coffroth, PhD

Emerita Professor

Evolutionary Biology and Ecology, Population Biology of Marine Invertebrates

Hochstetter 447

Phone: (716) 645-4871

Email: coffroth@buffalo.edu

Beata Csatho, PhD.

Beata Csatho, PhD

Chair; Professor

Remote Sensing, Glaciology, Climate Change, Geophysics

Hochstetter 411

Phone: (716) 645-4325

Email: bcsatho@buffalo.edu

Tracy K.P. Gregg, PhD.

Tracy K.P. Gregg, PhD

Associate Professor

Volcanology, Mid-ocean Ridge Eruptions, Basaltic Lava Flows, Volcanoes on Mars and Venus

Hochstetter 419

Phone: (716) 645-4328

Email: tgregg@buffalo.edu

Nicholas Henshue.

Nicholas Henshue, PhD

Clinical Assistant Professor; Interdisciplinary Degree Programs Social Sciences

oligochaetology, organismal biology, restoration ecology, soil ecology, climate education

Cooke 437

Phone: 716-645-4869

Email: njhenshu@buffalo.edu

Bob Jacobi.

Robert Jacobi, PhD

Emertitus Professor

Structure, tectonics, sedimentology, stratigraphy, remote sensing, seismic interpretation, aeromagnetics, gravity, seismicity in the Appalachian Basin.

Cooke 126

Phone: 716 645-4839

Email: rdjacobi@buffalo.edu

Margarete A. Jadamec.

Margarete A. Jadamec, PhD

Assistant Professor; Computational and Data-enabled Science and Engineering Program

Geodynamics, Tectonophysics, High Performance Computing

Cooke Hall 429

Phone: (716) 645-4262

Email: mjadamec@buffalo.edu

Howard R. Lasker, PhD.

Howard R. Lasker, PhD


Population Ecology of Coral Reef Organisms

Hochstetter 443

Phone: (716) 645-4870

Email: hlasker@buffalo.edu

Christopher Lowry, PhD.

Christopher Lowry, PhD

Associate Professor

Physical Hydrogeology

Cooke Hall 413

Phone: (716) 645-4266

Email: cslowry@buffalo.edu

Kimberly Meehan.

Kimberly Meehan, PhD

Adjunct Assistant Professor;

Paleoecology, carbonates, ancient methane cold-seeps, Burgess Shale-type preservation

Cooke Hall 453

Phone: (716) 645-4293

Email: kcmeehan@buffalo.edu

Charles E. Mitchell, PhD.

Charles E. Mitchell, PhD

SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor; Director of Graduate Studies

Paleobiology, Biostratigraphy, Appalachian Basin History, Ordovician Geology

Cooke 455

Phone: (716) 645-4290

Email: cem@buffalo.edu

Erasmus K. Oware, PhD.

Erasmus K. Oware, PhD

Assistant Professor

Environmental Geophysics, Geostatistics, and Hydrogeology

Cooke Hall 417

Phone: (716) 645-4260

Email: erasmuso@buffalo.edu

Kristin Poinar.

Kristin Poinar, PhD

Assistant Professor

Glaciology, ice-sheet modeling

Hochstetter 445

Phone: 645-4286

Email: kpoinar@buffalo.edu

Stephan Kolzenburg.

Stephan Kolzenburg, PhD.

(Fall 2020) Assistant Professor



Phone: 716 645-3489

Email: skolzenburg@googlemail.com

Ingo Sonder.

Ingo M. Sonder, PhD

Research Assistant Professor

physical volcanology: processes, experiments explosive and non-explosive magma-water interaction

Hochstetter 463

Phone: (716) 645-6366

Email: ingomark@buffalo.edu

Elizabeth K. Thomas, PhD.

Elizabeth K. Thomas, PhD

Assistant Professor

Stable Isotope and Organic Geochemistry, Paleoclimatology, Environmental Change in the Arctic, Asia and Western New York

Cooke Hall 437

Phone: (716) 645-4329

Email: ekthomas@buffalo.edu

Greg A. Valentine.

Greg A. Valentine, PhD

Professor; Director of Center for Geohazard Studies

Volcanic Risk, Phreatomagmatic Explosive Eruptions, Basaltic Volcanic Fields, Pyroclastic Deposits, Volcano Fluid Dynamics, Volcaniclastic and Surface Processes

Hochstetter 415

Phone: Phone: (716) 645-4295

Email: gav4@buffalo.edu