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Wilkerson, M. S. (Scott), Ph.D.




Geosciences, Julian Science and Mathematics Center, Rm 217
Greencastle, IN


Ernest R. Smith Professor of Geosciences (on leave fall semester)\r\n

Scott Wilkerson joined the Department of Geosciences at DePauw University in 1995 with a specialization in structural geology and tectonics. Prior to his appointment at DePauw, Scott was a senior research geologist with Exxon Production Research in Houston, TX from 1991-1995.

Since arriving at DePauw, Scott has taught a wide variety of courses, including: Structural Geology & Tectonics, Map Interpretation, Geologic Field Experiences-Utah, Environmental Geophysics, Earth & the Environment, Geology of America's National Parks, and several First-Year Seminars and Winter Term courses and trips.

Scott's research focus is understanding the 2-D and 3-D geometric and kinematic development of fault-related folds (using field mapping, computer/analog modeling, and cross-section balancing). He also is interested in visualizing topographic landforms and structural features using Google Earth and other software programs.