Geosciences Faculty & Staff

  • Faculty in the Department of Anthropology and Earth Science are highly educated and professionally active, offering you excellent teaching in the classroom and laboratory. Their research interests are diverse and abundant, giving you an opportunity to connect with a faculty member who shares your interests. You will also take courses from faculty in the School of Teaching and Learning and may take physics electives from physics faculty. 

  • Russell Colson
    PhD, BS
    Professor
    Anthropology and Earth Science Department
    Professor of Geology; Ph.D., Geological Sciences, University...
    colson@mnstate.edu | Phone: 218.477.5832
    Office: KH 201
    Rinita Dalan
    Faculty, Anthropology
    Anthropology and Earth Science Department
    Professor of Anthropology; Ph.D., Ancient Studies, Universit...
    dalanri@mnstate.edu | Phone: 218.477.5900
    Office: KH 234
    David Kramar
    PhD, MS, BS
    Assistant Professor
    Anthropology and Earth Science Department
    david.kramar@mnstate.edu | Phone: 218.477.2832
    Office: KH 202
    Karl Leonard
    PhD, MS, BS
    Associate Professor
    Anthropology and Earth Science Department
    Associate Professor of Geology; Ph.D., Geology, Indiana Univ...
    leonardk@mnstate.edu | Phone: 218.477.2682
    Office: KH 204
    Paul Sando
    PhD, MA, BSEd, BS
    Associate Professor
    Anthropology and Earth Science Department
    Associate Professor of Geography; Ph.D., Economic Geography,...
    psando@mnstate.edu | Phone: 218.477.2241
    Office: KH 210
    Trisha Tank
    OAS Intermediate
    Anthropology and Earth Science Department
    tanktr@mnstate.edu | Phone: 218.477.4217
    Office: KH 103