Meet Our Faculty

David Bailey

David Bailey, Chair, Professor of Geosciences

B.S., Bates College; M.S., Dalhousie University; Ph.D., Washington State University
Areas of expertise: geochemistry and petrogenesis of Miocene volcanic rocks in the Powder River Volcanic Field, history of igneous and tectonic activity in the northeastern United States, the mineralogy of New York State
Catherine Beck

Catherine Beck, Assistant Professor of Geosciences

B.S., Tufts University; M.S. and Ph.D., Rutgers University
Areas of expertise: sedimentology, stratigraphy, paleolimnology, paleoenvironmental reconstruction
Nathan Goodale

Nathan Goodale, Associate Professor of Anthropology and Associate Dean of Faculty

B.A., Western State Colorado University; M.A., University of Montana; Ph.D., Washington State University
Areas of expertise: complex hunter-gatherers in the interior Pacific Northwest, the forager/farmer transition in Southwest Asia, and rural coastal adaptations in western Ireland
Colin Quinn

Colin Quinn, Assistant Professor of Anthropology

B.A., University of Notre Dame; M.A., Washington State University; Ph.D., University of Michigan
Areas of expertise: origins of inequality, increasing social complexity, mortuary archaeology, landscape archaeology, material culture signaling, public archaeology, mining communities; Europe, Near East, North America
George T. Jones

George T. Jones, Professor of Anthropology Emeritus (retired)

B.A., University of Washington; M.A., University of Washington; Ph.D., University of Washington
Areas of expertise: North American prehistory, especially the Desert West, Paleo-Indian archaeology and ecological and evolutionary theory

Contact Information

Geoarchaeology Program

198 College Hill Road
Clinton, NY 13323
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