Teaching

EARTH 111: Climate and Humankind – offered next: Winter 2021
This mini-course is offered in both halves of Winter 2021 semester. In 13 lectures we explore the connections between humans and climate, from human origins millions of years ago through the present.

Click here for the syllabus from Fall 2018.

EARTH 144: Climate Change in the Age of Humans
This First Year Seminar explores how climate change and humans have influenced each other through time. Focus is placed on understanding the fundamentals of Earth’s climate system and the role of humans in it. The course explores examples of human-climate interactions through a series of case studies, with a focus on the primary data.

Click here for the syllabus from Fall 2017. Although I’ll make some changes, the 2019 course will be similar.

EARTH 467: Stratigraphy and Basin Analysis – offered next: Winter 2021
This course provides an overview of the major concepts and tools underlying correlation, sedimentation, paleogeographic interpretation, regional stratigraphy and sedimentary tectonics. Students should take EARTH 305 prior to EARTH 467 if possible. 

Click here for the W19 syllabus.

EARTH 531: Seminar for First Year Graduate Students – This course is required for all first year graduate students. It provides an introduction to the department, graduate school and a launch pad for your professional career.