Department of Geosciences

 
 

 
Name: Richard Sanders

   
Phone: (678) 839-4060

   
e-mail: rsanders@westga.edu
Education:

Ph.D.   University of Illinois - Urbana, 1971

M.S.    Northern Illinois University, 1968

B.S.     Northern Illinois University, 1965

 

 
Teaching:
GEOL 1121 Physical Geology, GEOL 1122 Historical Geology, GEOL 2553 Geologic Development of National Parks,
GEOL Petrology, GEOL 3603 Environmental Geology,
GEOL 4074 Regional Applications in Field Geology (four week summer trip), GEOL 4082 Geological Problems (Directed Research)
 

Research:
Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology and Geochemistry,
Environmental Geology,
The Geochemistry of Metals in the Environment,
Applications of ICP Technology in Geology
 

Awards:
Regents Distinguished Professor Award, 1999
(With Julie Bartley, Greg Payne, Chris Tabit, and Frank Orr.)

The First (and last) Plasma Master Award, 2005
(Presented by the Geosciences Department in appreciation for retiring!)


The Plasma Master Trophy


Time to retire to the old rocking chair!

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