M.S. Idaho State University (1989)
Nick has been with CWU Geology since 1992. He is an advisor to most of our geology undergraduates and he mentors our graduate students teaching in the field and in the lab.
Nick teaches a popular "Geology of Washington" course to CWU students every quarter - and his course is open to townspeople for free!
Nick leads the Ellensburg Chapter of the Ice Age Flood Institute, and he received the 2011 CWU Most Inspirational Faculty Award and the 2012 CWU Presidential Faculty Award.
Nick's wife, Liz Zentner, teaches science at Ellensburg High School. The Zentners have three boys - Max (23), Sam (21), and Jack (19).