The School of Earth, Environment and Sustainability (SEES) at Missouri State University has a new Doctor of Education (EdD) with the same face. Dr. Melanie Carden-Jessen has completed her EdD at the University of Missouri-Columbia. Carden-Jessen quotes Gal Gadot in the 2020 film Wonder Woman 1984. “Sometimes you can’t see what you’re learning until you come out the … [Read more...] about A new doctor in the house!
With the Earth constantly shifting under our feet, the need for research is always there. Dr. Matthew McKay, associate professor of geography, geology and planning at Missouri State University, was selected for funding by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) for his upcoming project. “The USGS is very supportive and we are grateful they continue to support our work,” … [Read more...] about Geology professor selected for national award
The research of Dr. Matthew McKay has been featured in the 2023 issue of Mind’s Eye magazine. As an associate professor of geology with a passion for exploration, he mixes old-school geology teaching techniques with the latest technology. Here’s an excerpt from the story: “The foundation of the science of tectonics is that things move,” McKay said. “It took us a … [Read more...] about Congratulations, Dr. McKay
Damon Bassett, senior instructor in the department of geography, geology and planning at Missouri State University, was recently elected vice president of the Missouri Academy of Science. The academy fosters interest in the sciences throughout Missouri. Learn more about the Missouri Academy of Science About the role In the position, Bassett will interact with … [Read more...] about Damon Bassett elected as vice president of the Missouri Academy of Science
Dr. Krista Evans, assistant professor of geography and planning at Missouri State University, was recently appointed as program coordinator of the geography and planning programs. The new role will involve advising students and faculty on curricular issues, promoting and marketing the programs and providing a vision for the future of the majors in the department. About … [Read more...] about Dr. Krista Evans becomes program coordinator of geography and planning programs