Jeffrey Templeton

Professor, Department Head, Earth/Physical Science

503-838-8858 | templej@wou.edu
NS 211

Personal Website

At WOU since

01/02/1995

Course schedule

Fall 2019
CRNCourseTitleTimesLocation
10762 ES201L LAB:PRINCIPLES OF GEOLOGY T 1300-1450 NS 017
10764 ES301 PETROGRAPHIC MICROSCOPY F 1300-1350 NS 017
10765 ES301L LAB:PETROGRAPHIC MICROSCOPY M 1300-1450 NS 017
11516 ES201 PRINCIPLES OF GEOLOGY MWF 1100-1150 NS 101
10763 ES201L LAB:PRINCIPLES OF GEOLOGY W 1300-1450 NS 017

Education

Ph.D., Geology, Oregon State University, 1998

M.S., Geology, Texas Christian University, 1991

B.S., Geology, The Ohio State University, 1989

Teaching focus

Introductory Physical Geology and Earth System Science; upper-division courses in Microscopy, Petrology, Structural Geology, Volcanology, Geology of Earthquakes, and Mineral Resources

Research areas

Igneous petrology, volcanology, and undergraduate geoscience education 

Current Projects:

  • Volcanology and Petrology of Tertiary volcanic rocks associated with the Bald Mountain Volcanic Complex, central Oregon

  • Petrology of Pleistocene ash-flow tuffs and silicic domes related to Newberry Volcano in central Oregon

  • Developing active-learning strategies for undergraduate geoscience courses




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