PERSONNEL IN THE GRL

CONTACT

206 Natural Science
Michigan State University
East Lansing MI 48823

Learn more about the personnel working on geocognition and geoscience education research

CURRENT PERSONNEL

Dr. Julie Libarkin, libarkin@msu.edu
Director, Geocognition Research Laboratory
Associate Professor, Geological Sciences
Personal Webpage

Dr. Caitlin Callahan, caitlinc@msu.edu
Research Associate, Geological Sciences and CREATEforSTEM

Amanda Lorenz, lorenzam@msu.edu
PhD Student – Entomology

Dr. Nancy Staffend, staffend@msu.edu
Visiting Scholar in the GRL
Research Associate, Neuroscience

Christy Steffke, steffkec@msu.edu
PhD Student – Geological Sciences with ESPP Specialization

 

ALUMNI

Onchira Chittasirinuwat, Visiting Scholar
Onchira was a PhD student at Mahtidol University, Thailand and worked as a Visiting Scholar from (10/2010-6/2011). We were sad to learn of her passing soon after she returned to Thailand.

Dr. Scott Clark, CLARKSCO@uwec.edu
Former Research Associate
Scott is now an Assistant Professor at University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire
Personal Webpage

Dr. Robert Drost, drostrob@msu.edu
Former PhD Student – Geological Sciences with ESPP Specialization
Bob is now a Post Doctoral Fellow at George Mason University’s Center for Climate Change Communication (4C) and an Adjunct Professor at Southern New Hampshire University.

Dr. Frank Forcino
Former Research Associate
Frank is now an Assistant Professor at Western Carolina University

Dr. Thomas Kim, tdksch@rit.edu
Former Visiting Scholar (2012-2013)
Tom is an Associate Professor at Rochester Institute of Technology
Personal Webpage

Dr. Nicole LaDue, nladue@niu.edu
Former PhD Student – Geological Sciences with Cognitive Science Specialization
Nicole is now an Assistant Professor at Northern Illinois University
Personal Webpage

Dr. Carmen McCallum, mccallcm@buffalostate.edu
Former Research Associate
Carmen is now an Assistant Professor at Buffalo State University
Personal Webpage

Dr. Terri McElhinny
Former Research Associate
Terri is now an Assistant Professor at Michigan State University

Dr. Suttida Rakkapoa, tha_416@hotmail.com
Former Visiting Scholar
Ta is now a lecturer at Department of Physics, Prince of
Songkla University, Thailand

Dr. Sheldon Turner, sheldonpturner@gmail.com
Former PhD Student – Geological Sciences with ESPP Specialization
Sheldon is now a Visiting Assistant Professor at Northern Illinois University
Personal Webpage

Dr. Emily Geraghty Ward, emily.ward@rocky.edu
Former Research Associate
Emily is now an Assistant Professor at Rocky Mountain College
Personal Webpage

Dr. Sarah Jardeleza Winger
Former Research Associate
Sarah is now an Assistant Professor at Michigan State University

And – many thanks to the many undergraduate scholars who have worked in our lab over the years: Benjamin Arnosti, Dan Bomzer, Zach Chacko, Jessica Crawford, Emma Giese, Laurissa Gulich, Sarah Jordan, Charlotte Lee, Jasmine Marahar, Nick Martin, Kelly Richardson, Gregory Ruetenik, Thomas Singer