Faculty and Staff


This list of Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences faculty and staff members may be viewed either alphabetically or by department.

Faculty and Staff Within Earth Sciences

Anderson, David           214-768-4290 Website

Senior Systems Analyst & Director, Geophysical Imaging Laboratory

Beavers, Roy     rbeavers@smu.edu       214-768-2756 Website
Research Staff; Laboratory Manager

Institute of Electronic Technology

Bergman, Steve           281-544-7357 Website


P.hD. Princeton University

Blackwell, David D.     blackwell.smu.edu       214-768-2745 Website

W.B. Hamilton Professor of Geothermal Studies

Ph.D., Harvard University

Research Interests: Geothermal
Chickering, Cathy     catherine@smu.edu       214-768-1510 Website

Research Staff

Cunningham, Nancy           214-768-2748 Website
Research Staff Director, Systems Network Administrator Geophysical Computer
DeMara, Lacey           214-768-2750 Website

Administrative Assistant

DeShon, Heather           214-768-2916 Website

Associate Professor

P.h.D University of California, Santa Cruz

Ferguson, Kurt           214-768-3544 Website

Geochemical Research Assistant

Southern Methodist University

Fiorillo, Anthony           214-768-5725 Website

Adjunct faculty

P.h.D University of Pennsylvania

Golden, Paul           214-768-2757 Website

Director of Geophysics Lab


Gregory, Robert T.           214-768-3075 Website


Department Chair

Ph.D., California Institute of Technology

Research Interests: Geochemistry
Hayward, Chris           214-768-3031 Website

Director of Geophysics Research

Herod, Diana (Jill)           214-768-2760 Website

Research Staff, Assistant Director Geophysics Research

Hornbach, Matt           214-768-5030 Website

Associate Professor

P.h.D University of Wyoming

Ivey, Tina           214-768-1613 Website
Research Staff, Assistant Director II Geophysics Research

University of Miami

Jacobs, Bonnie F.           214-768-2743 Website


Ph.D., University of Arizona

Research Interests: , Paleobotany
Jacobs, Louis L.           214-768-2773 Website

Professor, President of ISEM

Ph.D., University of Arizona

Kubacki, Ray           214-768-2747 Website
Engineer Geophysics
Magnani, Maria Beatrice           214-768-1751 Website

Associate Professor

P.h.D Universita degli studia di Perugia

Polycn, Michael           214-768-1091 Website

Director of Digital Earth Sciences lab

Quick, James E.           214-768-4336 Website

Associate Vice President of Research

Dean of Graduate Studies


Ph.D., California Institute of Technology

Richards, Ian           214-768-3528 Website

Geochemical Research Associate

Ph.D., University of Tennessee

Richards, Maria     mrichard@smu.edu       214-768-1975 Website
Research Staff, Geothermal Lab Coordinator
Scwob, Stephanie           214-768-2770 Website

Administrative Assistant

M.S., University of Utah

Stuckey, Troy H.           214-768-2750 Website

Adjunct Faculty

P.h.D University of North Texas

Stump, Brian W.           214-768-1223 Website

Professor, Claude C. Albritton, Jr. Chair in Geological Sciences

Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley

Research Interests: Seismology
Tabor, Neil J.           214-768-4175 Website

Associate Professor

Ph.D., University of California at Davis

Research Interests: Sedimentology
Wagner, John           214-768-2750 Website

Adjunct lecturer

Walther, John V.           214-768-3174 Website

Professor, Clifford W. Matthews Chair in Geological Sciences

Director of Undergraduate Studies

Director of Environmental Science Program

Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley

Winkler, Alisa     awinkler@smu.edu       214-768-2830 Website

Adjunct Professor

Ph.D.,Southern Methodist University

Winkler, Dale     dwinkler@smu.edu       214-768-2898 Website

Adjunct Professor

Ph.D., University of Texas

Yapp, Crayton J.           214-768-3897 Website


Ph.D., California Institute of Technology

Zippi, Pierre           214-768-3642 Website

Adjunct faculty

P.h.D Toronto