Dr. Lisa Ely
Ph.D. 1992, University of Arizona
Dr. Lisa L. Ely is a Professor in the Department of Geological Sciences, where she has been since 1994. She received her B.S. in Geology and Biology from Principia College in Illinois; and M.S. and Ph.D. in Geosciences from the University of Arizona (1992). From 1992-94 she was an NSF Post-doctoral Fellow in the Earth System Science Center at Pennsylvania State University. Dr. Ely's interests include fluvial geomorphology, Quaternary geology, paleoclimatology, tsunamis, and catastrophic events of all sorts.
Her research projects include:
Teaching and Schedule
Dr. Ely teaches undergraduate majors' courses in Geomorphology, Environmental Geology, and an interdisciplinary Regional Natural History field course in conjunction with the biology department. She also offers courses in Quaternary Environments and and Fluvial Geomorphology for graduate students and upper division undergraduates.