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Dr. Hannah Shamloo

Assistant Professor Department of Geological Sciences Central Washington University Ellensburg, WA 98926 Tel: 509-963-2719 Email:

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  • GEOL 184: Volcanoes of the USA
  • GEOL 203: Earth History
  • GEOL 304: Undergraduate Seminar Series
  • GEOL 320: Rocks & Minerals
  • GEOL 388: Field Trip to Hawaii (to be taught Winter 2024)
  • GEOL 478/578: Volcanology
  • GEOL 483/583: Isotope Geochemistry
  • GEOL 498/598: Living with Volcanoes Seminar
  • GEOL 503: Research Methods
  • GEOL 504: Graduate Seminar Series


Dr. Hannah I. Shamloo is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Geological Sciences. She received her B.S. in Geophysics from California State University, Northridge and a Ph.D. in Geological Sciences from Arizona State University. Following her Ph.D., she was a National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow at Oregon State University. Her research interests include the timing and triggering mechanisms associated with volcanic eruptions, diffusion chronometry, experimental petrology, geochemistry,and thermodynamic/geochemical modeling. Shamloo runs the CHIVES lab, or Center for HIgh-Temperature, Volcanic, and Experimental Studies located in Discovery Hall 223, where magma is made in the lab to simulate natural processes.

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