Nick Zentner

M.S. Idaho State University (1989)
B.S. University of Wisconsin (1986)

office 509.963.2828
Lind Hall room 108C

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 is the host of two ongoing video projects: KCWU-TV's "Central Rocks" and's "2 Minute Geology".

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).