Mike Taylor

Associate Professor
Primary office:
114 Lindley Hall



Mike teaches structural geology, field camp, advanced mapping, and neotectonics. 


Mike's research interests lie in studying active fault systems, orogenesis, and development of continental orogenic plateaus.  He uses remote sensing, geodesy, isotope geochemistry, and structural geology to understand the dynamics of continental deformation.

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