Natural & Environmental Sciences Department

Department Head: Dale L Orth
Administrator: Lori Clement

Department Mailing Address:

Western State Colorado University
600 North Adams Street
Gunnison, CO 81231

Department Phone Numbers:

Phone: 970.943.2015
Fax: 970.943.7120

Faculty

Professor of Biology
B.A., University of Texas at Austin, Ph.D., University of North Texas
Phone: (970) 943-3405
Office Location: Hurst Hall 143C
Professor of Biology
B.A., University of Vermont; M.A., Ph.D., University of Colorado.
Phone: (970) 943-3355
Office Location: Hurst Hall 222
Lecturer in Geology
B.A., University of California Santa Cruz, M.S., California State University, Ph.D. Candidate Colorado School of Mines
Phone: (970) 943-2180
Office Location: Hurst Hall 016A
Rady Chair of Petroleum Geology
B.S., College of William and Mary, Ph.D., University of Wyoming
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Assistant Professor in Biology and Environment & Sustainability
B.A., Biology, University of California–Santa Cruz, 1995, Ph.D., Botany, University of Wisconsin–Madison, 2005
Phone: (970) 943-2565
Office Location: Kelly Hall 105
Adjunct Professor in Geology
B.S., University of Minnesota; M.S., Ph.D.,University of New Mexico.
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Professor of Geology
B.A., Western State College of Colorado; M.S. University of Northern Arizona; Ph.D., University of Kansas.
Phone: (970) 943-2650
Office Location: Hurst Hall 16B
Professor of Biology
B.S., St. Joseph’s University; Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University.
Phone: (970) 943-2094
Office Location: Hurst Hall 238B
Lecturer in Physics
B.A., Western State College of Colorado; B.S., Fort Hays State University. M.S., Western Governor's University.
Phone: (970) 943-2160
Office Location: Hurst Hall 105
Assistant Professor of Biology
B.A., University of Colorado; B.A., University of Colorado; Ph.D., University of Oregon
Phone: (970) 943-2552
Office Location: Hurst Hall 238C
Biology Laboratory Coordinator
B.A., Western State College of Colorado; M.S., San Francisco State University.
Phone: (970) 943-2437
Office Location: Hurst Hall 143B
Lecturer in Anthropology
B.A., University of Texas at Austin; M.A., Washington State University; Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin.
Phone: (970) 943-2222
Office Location: Hurst Hall 031A
Thornton Chair in Biology
B.S, Colorado State University. M.S., University of Missouri; Ph.D., University of Missouri.
Phone: (970) 943-7121
Office Location: Hurst Hall 143A
Associate Professor of Geology
B.A., State University of New York, College at Geneseo; M.S., Ph.D., University of Utah.
Phone: (970) 943-2367
Office Location: Hurst Hall 224
Assistant Professor of Physics
B.A., Colby College; M.S., Ph.D., University of California - Santa Cruz.
Phone: (970) 943-2142
Office Location: Hurst Hall 116
Associate Professor of Chemistry
B.S., Clemson University; Ph.D., University of Montana.
Phone: (970) 943-3152
Office Location: Hurst Hall 204
Chair, Department of Natural and Environmental Sciences; Professor of Chemistry
B. A., Colorado College; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
Phone: (970) 943-3437
Office Location: Hurst Hall 128A
Associate Professor of Biology
B.S., Allegheny College; Ph.D., Dartmouth College.
Phone: (970) 943-3181
Office Location: Hurst Hall 238A
Lecturer in Environment & Sustainability, and Biology
B.S., Winona State University, M.S., University of Minnesota Duluth, Ph.D., University of Minnesota
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Moncrief Chair in Petroleum Geology
Phone: (970) 943-2117
Office Location: Hurst Hall 16D
Moncrief Chair in Petroleum Geology
Bachelor of Science in Biology and Earth & Planetary Sciences from the University of New Mexico; master of science and doctorate in Geology from Utah State University
Phone: 970.943.2117
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B.S., Louisiana State University, M.S., University of Kansas, Ph.D., University of Kansas
Phone: (970) 943-2015
Office Location: Hurst Hall 128
Professor of Chemistry
B.S., Beloit College; Ph.D., University of Colorado.
Phone: (970) 943-7098
Office Location: Hurst Hall 208
Senior Lecturer in Chemistry
B. S., Fort Lewis College, M. S. University of Colorado.
Phone: (970) 943-2875
Office Location: Hurst Hall 217A
Lecturer in Biology
B.A., University of Boulder , M.A., University of Denver and Health Sciences, Ph.D., University of Denver and Health Sciences
Phone: (970) 943-2145
Office Location: Hurst Hall 218
Professor of Anthropology
B.A., University of Colorado; , M.A., Ph.D., University of Minnesota.
Phone: (970) 943-2062
Office Location: Hurst Hall 31C
Emeritus Professor of Biology
B.S., University of California-Davis; Ph.D., University of Idaho.
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Professor of Anthropology
B.A., M.A., University of Colorado; Ph.D., University of New Mexico.
Phone: (970) 943-2073
Office Location: Hurst Hall 25B
Professor of Geology
B.A., Pomona College; Ph.D., University of California Santa Cruz.
Phone: (970) 943-3044
Office Location: Hurst Hall 16C
Assistant Professor of Physics
B.S., Linfield College; M.S., University of New Mexico; Ph.D., University of New Mexico.
Phone: (970) 943-2155
Office Location: Hurst Hall 118
Lecturer in Chemistry
B.S., University of New Hampshire, Ph.D., Cornell University
Phone: (970) 943-2479
Office Location: Hurst Hall 206
Adjunct Professor of Geology
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