Stephen Altaner

Contact Information


  • Ph.D., University of Illinois


 Professor Altaner's principal research interests lie in the fields of the petrology (occurrence, origin, and geological significance), geochemistry, and mineralogy of clay minerals and sedimentary rocks.

Courses Taught

  • GEOL 100: Planet Earth
  • GEOL 110: Exploring Geology in the Field
  • GEOL 118: Natural Disasters
  • GEOL 333: Earth Material and the Environment
  • GEOL 380: Environmental Geology