Phone: 415.338.2080e-mail: rayp@sfsu.edu Office Location: Thornton Hall 623

 

Who Am I?

I am a professor of geology in the Department of Geosciences at San Francisco State University. I teach majors' courses in geomorphology and engineering geology, and a great variety of general education courses in introductory geology. My prime interest, at the moment, is "Geosciences and the Arts." I have authored a number of college texts, have produced geologic videos, published the requisite number of articles in professional journals, and done those things expected of a university professor. What I love most, however, is teaching, and the exciting interactions possible through that venture.

For many years I have led rafting trips on the Colorado, through the Grand Canyon. When we return from that extraordinary experience, and I have a paycheck waiting, I know I must have done something right (perhaps in another life).

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