Caitlin N. Callahan

Associate Professor of Geology

Padnos Hall of Science # 218
One Campus Drive
Allendale, Michigan 49401-9403
Office Telephone: (616) 331-3601
Office Fax: (616) 331-3740
Electronic Mail: [email protected]

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Ph.D. (2013) Science Education, Western Michigan University
M.S. (2005) Geology, University of New Mexico
B.A. (2000) Geology, Mount Holyoke College

Professional Experiences

Grand Valley State University, Geology Department
Associate Professor, 2022 – Present

Grand Valley State University, Geology Department
Assistant Professor, 2015 – 2022

Michigan State University, Department of Geological Sciences and CREATE for STEM Institute for Research on Mathematics and Science Education
Postdoctoral Fellow, 2013 – 2015

Western Michigan University, The Mallinson Institute for Science Education
Teaching Assistant, Exploring Earth Science: Geology, 2011 (Two semesters)
Research Assistant, NSF-funded Project: “Learning across the Expert-Novice Continuum: Cognition in the Geosciences”, 2009 – 2013

University of New Mexico, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences
Research Assistant, “Mantle and crustal xenoliths of the Puerco Volcanic Necks, New Mexico: Constraints on lithospheric evolution at the transition between the Colorado Plateau and the Rio Grande Rift” and “Exhumation of the Colorado Plateau”, 2003 – 2008 (Five semesters)
Teaching Assistant, Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology, Physical Geology Lab, University of New Mexico, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, 2003 – 2008 (Five semesters)

American Geosciences Institute, Alexandria, VA
Education Department Programs Assistant, 2000 – 2003  

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