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A Chippewa Family in the St. Croix Area

Academic Positions

University of Connecticut

2005-present    Professor of GeologyDepartment of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology and Department of Anthropology. UConn.  

2005-present    Core FacultyCenter for Integrative Geoscience, UConn..

2004-present    Honors FellowHonors Program Core Curriculum (since 2005), UConn. 

2010-present    Faculty AffiliateAmerican Studies Program, UConn.  

1996-2004       Professor of Geology and Geophysics – Department of Geology & Geophysics, jointly with Department of Anthropology, UConn.

1990-1996       Associate Professor of Geology and Geophysics – Department of Geology and Geophysics, jointly with Department of Anthropology, UConn.

1987-1995       Associate Professor of Geology and Geophysics – Department of Geology and Geophysics, UConn.

1984-1987       Assistant Professor of Geology and Geophysics – Department of Geology and Geophysics, UConn.

 

Previous Positions

1983-1986     Research Affiliate in Earth Surface Processes – University of Alaska Museum, University of Alaska-Fairbanks.

1982-1984     Program Head, Surficial Geology – University of Alaska Museum, University of Alaska-Fairbanks.

1982-1984     Director (Founding) – Alaska Quaternary Center, University of Alaska-Fairbanks.

1980-1984     Assistant ProfessorDepartment of Geology & Geophysics, University of Alaska-Fairbanks.

1979-1980    Assistant Professor Department of Geology, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, Wisconsin.

1973-1975    Teaching Assistant – Department of Geology & Geophysics, University of Alaska-Fairbanks .

 

Visiting Academic Appointments

I greatly appreciate the courtesy of programs that have provided me with these visiting faculty appointments.

2012-2013     Affiliate Scholar, American Studies, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

1998-1999     Profesor Visitante, Departamento de Obras Civiles, Universidad Tecnica Santa Maria, Valparasio, Chile.

1998-1999     Senior Fulbright Scholar, Servicio Nacional de Geologia e Mineria, Santiago, Chile

1991-1992     Visiting Scholar, Department of Geography, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH

1990-1991      Visiting Faculty FellowDepartment of History, Yale University,New Haven, CT

 


Photo:  “A Chippewa Family in the St. Croix Area, by Sanford C. Sargent, 1885. With permission of the Minnesota Historical Society, this was re-printed in my 2009 book “Beyond Walden: The Hidden History of America’s Kettle Lakes and Ponds” becase the native American story is a large part of the lake story.