Current Students

  NAME/CONTACT INFORMATION
Capar

William Abrams

 

Candidate for M.S. in Geoscience

wqa4953@uncw.edu

Office: DL 125A

Education:
BS in Geology, University of Tennessee at Martin, 2015


Advisor:
Dr. Eman Ghoneim


Research Interests:
GIS applications with Geologic Data, Hazard Mapping, Paleontology

adams

Charles "Scott" Adams

 

Candidate for M.S. in Geoscience

csa5733@uncw.edu

Office: DL 209

Education:
BS in Marine Science, Eckerd College, 2012


Advisor:
Dr. Andrea Hawkes

Research Interests:
foraminifera, paleo-events

bobbitt

Samantha Bobbitt

 

Candidate for M.S. in Geoscience

seb7734@uncw.edu

Office: 115B

 

Education:
BS in Geography, University of North Carolina Wilmington, 2009

 

Advisor:

Dr. Joanne Halls


Research Interests:
Climate change, environmental policy, and hydrology

Capar

Paulina Capar

 

Candidate for M.S. in Marine Science

pmc6242@uncw.edu

Office: DL 209

 

Education:
BA in Geoscience & BS in Marine Biology, University of North Carolina Wilmington, 2012


Advisor:
Dr. Andrea Hawkes


Research Interests:
Developing late-Holocene high resolution relative sea-level records in southern North Carolina

Cooke

Kimberly Cooke

 

Candidate for M.S. in Geoscience, GIS Certification

kac9812@uncw.edu

Office: DL 209

Education:
BS in Geology, University of North Carolina Wilmington, 2005

 

Advisor:
Dr. Patricia Kelley/Dr. Joanne Halls

 

Research Interests:
Invertebrate Paleontology/GIS certification

Cutler

Keith "CJ" A. Cutler, Jr.

 

Candidate for M.S. in Geoscience

kac8260@uncw.edu

Office: DL 209

Education:
BS in Environmental Geography, North Carolina Central University, 2014

 

Advisor:

Dr. Joanne Halls

 

Research Interests:
Natural Disasters and the equipment that studies them

Dalsing

Risa Dalsing

 

Candidate for M.S. in Marine Science

red3946@uncw.edu

Office: DL 209

Education:
BA in Biology & minors in Geology and Marine Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2013

 

Advisor:
Dr. Sharon Hoffmann

 

Research Interests:
Intermediate-depth circulation in the Labrador Sea over the past 25,000 years

Driver

Damani Driver

 

Candidate for M.S. in Geoscience

dad7437@uncw.edu

Office: DL 115B

Education:
BS in Geology, University of Tennessee at Knoxville, 2015

 

Advisor:

Dr. Michael Smith

 

Research Interests:
Structure, stratigraphy, sedimentology

eisenrich

 

Robbie Eisenrich

 

Candidate for M.S. in Geoscience

rte8056@uncw.edu

Office: DL 209

 

Education:
BS in Geology, University of Maryland, 2015

 

Advisor:

Dr. Michael Smith

 

Research Interests:
Hydrogeology, Geophysics

Fabian

Stephen Fabian

 

Candidate for M.S. in Geoscience

sjf2822@uncw.edu

Office: DL 209

Education:
BS in Earth Science, George Mason University, 2015

 

Advisor:

Dr. Lynn Leonard

 

Research Interests:
Sedimentology and Coastal Geomorphology

Frishman

Maria Frishman

 

Candidate for M.S. in Geoscience

maf7400@uncw.edu

Office: OS 1004A

Education:
BS in Biology, University of Rochester, 2006

 

Advisor:

Dr. Joanne Halls

 

Research Interests:
Coastal mapping, barrier islands, intercostal waterways

Graybill

David Graybill

 

Candidate for M.S. in Geoscience

ddg8821@uncw.edu

Office: DL 211A

Education:
BA in Geography & minor in Geospatial Technology, University of North Carolina Wilmington, 2014

 

Advisor:

Dr. Narcisa Pricope

 

Research Interests:
Drone research science

Grochocki

Konrad Grochocki

 

Candidate for M.S. in Geoscience

kkg3090@uncw.edu

Office: DL 209

 

Education:
BS in Earth Science, Northern Michigan University, 2014

 

Advisor:

Dr. Chad Lane

 

Research Interests:
Stable isotope geochemistry, sediments

Hanrahan

Christopher Hanrahan

 

Candidate for M.S. in Geoscience

cfh3629@uncw.edu

Office: DL 209

Education:
BS in Geology, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 2015

 

Advisor:

Dr. Todd LaMaskin

 

Research Interests:
Petroleum geology

 

Stephen Horne

 

Candidate for M.S. in Geoscience

slh3280@uncw.edu

Office: DL 211A

Education:
BS in Oceanography, University of North Carolina Wilmington, 2013

 

Advisor:

Dr. Richard Laws

 

Research Interests:
Coastal Geology

Johnson

Christine Johnson

 

Candidate for M.S. in Marine Science

cej5912@uncw.edu

Office: DL 209

Education:
BS in Environmental Studies,Randolph-Macon College, 2014

 

Advisor:

Dr. Lynn Leonard

 

Research Interests:
Local water quality

Kelly

Bridget Kelly

 

Candidate for M.S. in Geoscience

btk4683@uncw.edu

Office: DL 209

Education:
BA in Philosophy, Cornell University, 2011

 

Advisor:

Dr. Patricia Kelley

 

Research Interests:
Isotopic and taphonomic study of fossil Glycymeris bivalve shells: implications for naticid gastropod predation habits and paleoreconstruction of the NC Pleistocene

Knoll

Randy Knoll

 

Candidate for M.S. in Geoscience

rak6072@uncw.edu

Office: DL 125A

Education:
BA in Anthropology & BA in Geoscience, University of North Carolina Wilmington, 2011, 2013

Advisor:
Dr. Eman Ghoneim

Research Interests:
Geospatial and Geophysical survey of a historical archaeological site at fort Caswell

Le

Alyssa Le

 

Candidate for M.S. in Geoscience

aml1005@uncw.edu

Office: OS 1004A

Education:
BS in Geology & BS in Environmental Studies, Tufts University, 2014

Advisor:
Dr. Narcisa Pricope

Research Interests:
A novel application of agent-based modeling: projecting water access and availability using a coupled hydrologic agent-based model in the Nzoia Basin, Kenya

Leathem

Sean Leathem

 

Candidate for M.S. in Geology

spl8072@uncw.edu

Office: DL 209

Education:
BS in Marine Science (Geology), Eckerd College, 1995

Advisor:
Dr. Lynn Leonard

Research Interests:
Coastal and nearshore processes

Mainali

Janardan Mainali

 

Candidate for M.S. in Geoscience

jm9065@uncw.edu

Office: OS 1004A

Education:
BS in Botony, Tribhavan University (Nepal), 2007

Advisor:
Dr. Narcisa Pricope

Research Interests:
Climate vulnerability assessment in the Nepal Himalaya, Remote Sensing of Vegetation

Jmassoll

Jennifer Massoll

 

Candidate for M.S. in Marine Science

jlz8784@uncw.edu

Office: DL 209

Education:
BS in Environmental Science & Marine Biology, University of North Carolina Wilmington, 2012

Advisor:
Dr. Chad Lane

Research Interests:
Decadal variations in Western Pacific Warm Pool dynamics as evidenced by Porites corals from Chuuk, Federated States of Micronesia

Massoll

Wesley Massoll

 

Candidate for M.S. in Geology

wgm7062@uncw.edu

Office: DL 215

Education:
BS in Geology, University of North Carolina Wilmington, 2012

Advisor:
Dr. Todd LaMaskin

Research Interests:
Sedimentary Provenance

Manley-Bryant

Brendan Manley-Bryant

 

Candidate for M.S. in

bdm3823@uncw.edu

Office:

Education:
BS in Environmental Management, University of Maryland University College, 2013

Advisor:
Dr. James Rotenberg

Research Interests:
GIS and Environmental Mapping
McCarthy

Erin McCarthy

 

Candidate for M.S. in Marine Science

ekm2765@uncw.edu

Office: OS 1004A

Education:
BS in Marine Biology, University of North Carolina Wilmington, 2014

Advisors:
Dr. Joanne Halls & Dr. Ai Ning Loh

Research Interests:
Food web connections in Rookery Bay Aquatic Preserve and the 10,000 islands, FL

McGuire

Shawn McGuire

 

Candidate for M.S. in Geology

sdm1291@uncw.edu

Office: DL 209

Education:
BS in Geology, University of North Carolina Wilmington, 2009

Advisor:
Dr. Scott Nooner

Research Interests:
Morphology of the East Pacific Rise from 9-10 degrees North using high resolution bathymetry

Mohr

Karl Mohr

 

Candidate for M.S. in Geology

kam4752@uncw.edu

Office: DL 115B

Education:
BS in Geology, Elizabeth City State University, 2012

Advisor:
Dr. Michael Smith

Research Interests:
GIS

Moore

Nick Moore

 

Candidate for M.S. in Geology

nom2943@uncw.edu

Office: DL 211A

Education:
BS in Geology, University of North Carolina Wilmington, 2012

Advisor:
Dr. Todd LaMaskin

Research Interests:
Tectonic processes driving Late Jurassic deformation in the Blue Mountains Province, Hells Canyon, Eastern Oregon, Western Idaho

Mott

Darryl Mott

 

Candidate for M.S. in Geoscience

dam4894@uncw.edu

Office: DL 209

Education:
BS in Chemistry, University of North Carolina Pembroke, 2012

Advisor:
Dr. Michael Benedetti

Research Interests:
Variations in Pretreatment Methodology in Particle Size Analysis Using Laser Diffraction

Narron

Caroline Narron

 

Candidate for M.S. in Geoscience

crg3936@uncw.edu

Office: DL125A

Education:
BS in Environmental Sciences & minor in Geospatial Technology, GIS Certificaiton, University of North Carolina Wilmington, 2014

Advisor:
Dr. Eman Ghoneim

Research Interests:

Assessing the impact of climate change on temporal variations in coastal wetlands of Umm Al Quwain, U.A.E. using geospatial and field techniques

Neely

Samuel Neely

 

Candidate for M.S. in Geology

shn5108@uncw.edu

Office: DL 209

Education:
BS in Biology & BS in Pyschology & minor in Chemistry, Presbyterian College, 2013

Advisor:
Dr. Patricia Kelley

Research Interests:

Predator-prey interaction from the Tjörnes Peninsula, Iceland, and East Anglia England across the Trans Arctic Invasion

Okely

Mike Okely

 

Candidate for M.S. in Geoscience

mro8669@uncw.edu

Office: DL 115B

Education:
BA in Geoscience & BA in Physical Geography, University of North Carolina Wilmington, 2013

Advisor:
Dr. Joanne Halls

Research Interests:

Geospatial technologies in relation to coastal management

Peach

Brandon Peach

 

Candidate for M.S. in Geology

btp3466@uncw.edu

Office: DL 224A

Education:
BS in Geology, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2014

Advisor:
Dr. David Blake

Research Interests:

The Macon Fault Zone: Lithologic, Geometric, and Kinematic Framework of a Folded Alleghanian Shear Zone, Eastern Portion of the Afton Quadrangle, Warren County, North Carolina

pelletier

Renee Pelletier

 

Candidate for M.S. in Geoscience

rcp1579@uncw.edu

Office: DL 125A

Education:
BA in Dramatic Art, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2005

BS in Marine Science, University of North Carolina Wilmington, 2015

Advisor:
Dr. Eman Ghoneim

Research Interests:

Use geospatial analysis to promote marine and coastal habitat preservation by analyzing the effectiveness of conservation measures that attempt to mitigate climate change

piner

Scott Piner

 

Candidate for M.S. in Geoscience

piners@uncw.edu

Office: HO 269

Education:

BA in Environmental Studies, University of North Carolina Wilmington, 1996

Advisor:
Dr. Joanne Halls

Research Interests:

Coastal GIS and how land use has changed over time

Rhinelander

Zachary Rhinelander

 

Candidate for M.S. in Geoscience

zjr6521@uncw.edu

Office: DL 224A

Education:

BS in Geology, University of North Carolina Wilmington, 2015

Advisor:
Dr. David Blake

Research Interests:

Structural Characteristics of Plastic/Brittle Extensional Faults in the Eastern Piedmont of the Southern Appalachians

Rice

Aaron Rice

 

Candidate for M.S. in Geoscience

akr6712@uncw.edu

Office: DL 224A

Education:

BS in Geological Sciences, Salem State University

Advisor:
Dr. David Blake

Research Interests:

Structural geology, field mapping

Russell

John Russell

 

Candidate for M.S. in Geology

jar6033@uncw.edu

Office: DL 209

 
Sosnowski

Amelia Sosnowski

 

Candidate for M.S. in Geoscience

ace8646@uncw.edu

Office: DL 115B

 
Stanford

Samantha Stanford

 

Candidate for M.S. in Geology

sdh7931@uncw.edu

Office:

 
Upham

Allan Upham

 

Candidate for M.S. in Geology

aru7815@uncw.edu

Office: DL 211A

 
Whitley

Jonathon Whitley

 

Candidate for M.S. in Geology

jww2127@uncw.edu

Office: DL 209

 

* MGLY= Master of Science in Geology , MGEO= Master of Science in Geoscience, MMS = Master of Science in Marine Science

 


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