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Department of Geosciences

Jill Whitman

Professor of Geosciences and Chair of Environmental Studies

Jill Whitman
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  • Professional

Additional Titles/Roles

  • Chair of Environmental Studies

Education

  • Ph.D., Oceanography, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California San Diego, 1989
  • M.S., Marine Geology & Geophysics, Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Sciences, University of Miami, 1981
  • B.A., Geology, Middlebury College, 1978

Areas of Emphasis or Expertise

  • Marine Geology
  • Geophysics
  • Watershed Analysis
  • Environmental Studies
  • Geoscience Education

Selected Articles

  • Pratt-Sitaula, B., Butler, R., Whitman, J., Granshaw, F., Groom, R., Hedeen, C., Magura, B., Thompson, D., and Johnson, J.. "Communicating Regional Geoscience and Geohazards to K-12 Teachers." 2011 Fall Meeting American Geophysical Union 2011:
  • Butler, R. F., Granshaw, F.D., Groom, R., Hedeen, C., Johnson, J., Magura, B., Pratt-Sitaula, B., Thompson, D., and Whitman, J.. "Teachers on the Leading Edge: An Earth Science Teacher Professional Development Program Featuring Pacific Northwest Geologic Hazards." Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs - Annual Meeting Vol. 41, 2009: p. 195.
  • Butler, R.F., Granshaw, F.D., Groom, R., Hedeen, C., Johnson, J., Magura, B., Pratt-Sitaula, B., Thompson, D., and Whitman, J.. "Translating Earth-Scope Science for Middle School Teachers and Students in the Pacific Northwest." Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs - Annual Meeting Vol. 41, 2009: p. 597.
  • Pratt-Sitaula, B., Butler, R. F. and Whitman, J.. "Community College Earth Science Instructors as Team Leaders in K-12 Professional Development Workshop on Active Pacific NW Geology and Hazards." Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs - Annual Meeting Vol. 41, 2009: p. 247.
  • Pratt-Sitaula, B., Butler, R., Whitman, J., Granshaw, F., Groom, R., Hedeen, C., Magura, B., Thompson, D., and Johnson, J.. "K-20 educator collaboration effective at conveying EarthScope science to middle school teachers." American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting 2010: