Sharon Mosher

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Sharon MOSHER

Jackson School of Geosciences

PROFILE

Sharon Mosher is a professor in the Department of Geological Sciences and holds the William Stamps Farish Chair. She is also the chair of the Department of Geological Sciences. Her research involves field-oriented structural geology and micro-structural analysis.

Dr. Mosher’s primary research interests are in the evolution of ancient and recent plate boundaries and mountain belts and deformation mechanisms and processes.

Dr. Mosher has three active research areas: the Precambrian of Texas, the present-day Australian-Pacific oceanic plate boundary south of New Zealand and the southwestern U.S. Mesozoic Maria Tectonic belt.

COURSES

Spring 2007

Earth, Wind and Fire, GEO 302E
Tectonics II, GEO 391 and GEO 371C

Spring 2008

Structural Petrology, GEO 381C