Faculty

Department of Geophysical Sciences faculty are a special breed of individuals who are fascinated with the natural processes that shape our world and who admire the skills it takes to study them.

Dorian Abbot

Assistant Professor
Climate dynamics

Phone: 773 834 3048
Email: abbot at uchicago.edu
Office #: HGS 461

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Fred (Alfred) Anderson

Professor, Emeritus
Geology, volcanology, igneous petrology

Phone: 773 702 8138
Email: canderso at uchicago.edu
Office #: HGS 311


David Archer

Professor
Global carbon cycle, climate change, aqueous chemistry

Phone: 773 702 0823
E-mail: d-archer at uchicago.edu
Office #: HGS 419


Andrew J. Campbell

Associate Professor
Mineral physics, cosmochemistry

Phone: 773 834 1085
Email: campbell at geosci.uchicago.edu
Office #: HGS 521

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Fred Ciesla

Associate Professor

Phone: 773-702-8169
Office: HGS 401
Email: fciesla [at] geosci.uchicago.edu


Robert N. Clayton

Enrico Fermi Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus
Isotope geochemistry, cosmochemistry

Phone: 773 702 7777
E-mail: r-clayton at uchicago.edu
Office #: HGS 341


Maureen Coleman

Assistant Professor
Microbial evolution and ecology, biogeochemistry

Phone: 773 702 8352
E-mail: mlcoleman [at] uchicago.edu
Office #: HGS 243

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Nicolas Dauphas

Professor
Isotope geochemistry, cosmochemistry

Phone: 773 702 2930
E-mail: dauphas at uchicago.edu
Office #: HGS 589

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Andrew M. Davis

Professor
Isotope geochemistry, cosmochemistry

Phone: 773 702 8164
E-mail: a-davis at uchicago.edu
Office #: HGS 129


Michael Foote

Chair
Professor
Department of the Geophysical Sciences, Committee on Evolutionary Biology, and the College.

Department of the Geophysical Sciences
5734 S. Ellis Ave.
HGS 201
Chicago, IL 60637 USA
Phone: 773/702-4320
Fax: 773-702-0207


John E. Frederick

Professor
Radiative transfer, environmental policy

Phone: 773 702 3237
E-mail: frederic at uchicago.edu
Office #: HGS 505


Lawrence Grossman

Professor
Cosmochemistry

Phone: 773 702 8153
E-mail: yosi at midway.uchicago.edu
Office #: HGS 385

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Dion L. Heinz

Associate Professor
Mineral physics, material sciences

Phone: 773 702 3046
E-mail: heinz at uchicago.edu
Office #: HGS 541


David Jablonski

William R. Kenan, Jr., Distinguished Service Professor
Evolution, paleontology

Phone: 773 702 8163
E-mail: djablons at uchicago.edu
Office #: HGS 213


Malte Jansen

Assistant Professor (starting 2015)
Atmospheric and oceanic dynamics; climate

E-mail: mjansen at princeton.edu

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Susan Kidwell

William Rainey Harper Professor
Stratigraphy, Taphonomy, Historical Ecology

Phone: 773 702 3008
E-mail: skidwell at uchicago.edu
Office #: HGS 261


Edwin Kite

Assistant Professor (starting 2015)
Planetary science

E-mail: ekite at caltech.edu

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Michael LaBarbera

Professor
Biomechanics, biomorphology

Phone: 773 702 8092
E-mail: mlabarbe at uchicago.edu
Office #: Culver 101

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Douglas R. MacAyeal

Professor
Glaciology, climate change

Phone: 773 702 8027
E-mail: drm7 at uchicago.edu
Office #: HGS 413


Elisabeth Moyer

Assistant Professor
Atmosphere chemistry and transport

Phone: 773 834 2992
E-mail: moyer at uchicago.edu
Office #: HGS 405

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Noboru Nakamura

Professor
Atmosphere dynamics

Phone: 773 702 3802
E-mail: nnn at bethel.uchicago.edu
Office #: HGS 501

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Michael Pellin

Professor (Part Time)
Materials Science, Geochemistry

Phone: 630-252-3510
E-mail: pellin at anl.gov
Office #: HGS 113

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Raymond T. Pierrehumbert

Louis Block Professor
Climate change, planetary atmospheres

Phone: 773 702 8811
E-mail: rtp1 at uchicago.edu
Office #: HGS 561A

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Frank M. Richter

Sewel L. Avery Distinguished Service Professor
Experimental geochemistry, cosmochemistry

Phone: 773 702 8118
E-mail: richter at geosci.uchicago.edu
Office #: HGS 549


David B. Rowley

Professor
Paleoaltimetry, paleogeography, tectonics

Phone: 773 702 8146
E-mail: rowley at geosci.uchicago.edu
Office #: HGS 513

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Ramesh Srivastava

Professor Emeritus
Cloud microphysics and dynamics, radar meteorology

Phone: 312 502 7139
E-mail: srivast at geosci.uchicago.edu
Office #: HGS 521


Jacob Waldbauer

Assistant Professor
Biogeochemistry, microbiology, organic geochemistry

Phone: 773 702 8322
E-mail: jwal [at] uchicago.edu
Office #: HGS 369