|Present||Senior Professor of Geology, Cedarville University ‐ Department of Science and Mathematics|
Honors and Awards
- Faculty Scholar Award, Cedarville University - 2008
- Faculty Teaching Effectiveness Award, Cedarville University - 2007
- Faculty Summer Grant, Cedarville University - 2004
- Elwood McCluskey Award, Loma Linda University Department of Natural Sciences - 2003
- National Association of Geology Teachers Summer Grant - 1984
- Faculty Scholar Award, Cedarville University - 2017
- Geology of the National Parks
- Historical Geology
- Introduction to Physical Geology
- Invertebrate Paleontology
- Principles of Earth Science
- Readings in Geology
- Research in Geology
- Stratigraphy & Sedimentology
|B.S., Kent State University|
|M.S., Institute for Creation Research|
|Ph.D., Loma Linda University|
Department of Science and Mathematics
Experimental Fish Taphonomy with a Comparison to Fossil Fishes Faculty Dissertations (2003)
The abundant fossil fish of the Fossil Butte Member (Green River Formation, southwestern Wyoming) have been an enigma because of the near absence of modern-lake analogues which contain fish remains. The purpose of this study ...
The Heavens and The Earth: Excursions in Earth and Space Science Faculty Books (2015)
The Heavens and the Earth is a groundbreaking new textbook designed for the undergraduate, non-science major. Thoroughly Biblical in approach and content, it is the only college-level textbook in Earth and space sciences that advocates ...
Contributions to Books (9)
Conference Proceedings (4)
The Coconino Sandstone (Permian, Arizona, USA): Implications for the origin of ancient cross-bedded sandstones The Proceedings of the International Conference on Creationism
The Permian Coconino Sandstone is one of the most prominent layers of rock in the Grand Canyon and is important to creationists because it has often been used by conventional scientists to discredit the Bible ...
The significance of angular K-feldspar grains in ancient sandstones The Proceedings of the International Conference on Creationism
In our studies of ancient sandstones, many of which are purported in the conventional literature to be eolian deposits, we frequently encountered angular K-feldspar sand grains. In particular, we encountered them while studying the Coconino ...
The significance of micas in ancient cross-bedded sandstones The Proceedings of the International Conference on Creationism
In our study of thin sections of the cross-bedded Coconino Sandstone we encountered muscovite as a trace mineral in almost every thin section of the hundreds that we cut. As we began to study other ...