Dr. Gary Michelfelder


Geography Geology and Planning
Role: Faculty
Campus: Springfield

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Missouri State University
Geography Geology and Planning
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897



  • PhD, Geology, 2014, Montana State University, Bozeman, Mont.
  • MS, Geology (Igneous Petrology), 2009, New Mexico State University, NM
  • BS, Geology, 2007, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, Mich.


  • GLG 110 Physical Geology
  • GLG 171 Environmental Geology
  • GLG 332 Mineralogy
  • GLG 333 Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology
  • GLG 340 Structural Geology
  • GLG 397 Volcanology
  • GLG 765 Selected Topics in Earth Science

Research and professional interests

  • General geochemistry
  • Radiogenic and stable isotope geochemistry
  • Volcanology
  • Petrology
  • The application of in-situ trace element and isotope radio microanalysis to petrologic problems

Other interests


  • International Association of Volcanology and Chemistry of the Earth's Interior
  • American Geophysical Union
  • Geological Society of America
  • Mineralogical Society of America
  • New Mexico Geological Society

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