Samuel Muñoz — Assistant Professor
Sam is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Marine & Environmental Sciences with a cross-appointment in the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering. He obtained a Ph.D. in Geography from the University of Wisconsin-Madison where he was advised by Jack Williams, and then held a postdoctoral position in the Coastal Systems Group at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. His research uses geological, historical, and numerical approaches to understand environmental variability and its influence on people.
Undergraduate Students & Co-Ops
Daniel Litchmore — Undergraduate Researcher
Dan is a senior double majoring Environmental Geology and Chemistry. He is from Lake George, New York, and is interested in the legacy of industrialization on the Hudson River valley. His undergraduate honors thesis is using sedimentary records collected from a variety of depositional environments along the Hudson and Mohawk Rivers to look at how industrial contaminants are mobilized in this landscape.
I am always looking for motivated undergraduate and graduate students to join our group! If you are interested in joining us, please feel free to contact me and take a look at the prospective students section of the website.