Harmon D. Maher Jr.

Personal information

Educational Background
Professional experience:

Research activities

Areas of expertise: structure, tectonics, geology of Barents Shelf and Svalbard; structural diagenesis, southern Appalachian geology, history and philosophy of geology, geologic pedagogy, environmental geology.

Ongoing research projects: fracture analysis and stress evolution in Svalbard, diageneis and Triassic growth fault basin development at Edgøya (Svalbard), structural diagenesis of White River Group strata, paleocurrent analysis in Slim Buttes area (South Dakota), history of Tertiary intraplate strain and stress in the Great Plains, fault architecture of polygonal faults in the Niobrara Chalks, evolution of a Devonian core complex in NW Spitsbergen.


Manuscripts in submission, preparation, or revision: Book: Book reviews: Reports: Published abstracts of conference papers presented: Published maps Grants and Awards

Teaching activities

Courses taught:

* New courses developed. Links to course material for most of these.

Senior theses or internships advised at University of Nebraska-Omaha

Ongoing senior theses:

Adminstrative and Service Experience

Chair, Department of Geography and Geology 1997-2001

Interim Associate Vice Chancellor for Research and Creative Activity 2007-2010

University committees served on:

Education Member of the Nebraska Board of Geologists since 2012:

Member of external and internal geoscience program review commitees.

Service learning projects with Lady Of Lourdes and Joslyn Art Museum:

Professional Affiliations Geological Society of America, American Geophysical Union, National Association of Geology Teachers, Sigma Xi, Phi Kappa Phi, Nebraska Geological Society.

Licensed geologist in State of Nebraska since 1999.

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