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Fort Hays State University
600 Park Street
Tomanek Hall 233
Phone: 785-628-5389

P. Grady Dixon, Chair
(785) 628-5389
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Instructor of Geosciences & Kansas Academy of Science (KAMS)

Office: Tomanek Hall 322

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Curriculum Vitae - contact me for a current vitae

Educational Background | Courses Taught | Research Interests & Specializations
Recent Publications | Awards Received | Professional Memberships | Service Activities |
Current Research | Personal Interest | Additional Resources

Educational Background

  • Ph.D. in Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Mississippi State University 2015
  • MAT Secondary Science, North Carolina Wilmington 2010
  • M.S. in Environmental Science and Policy, University of South Florida 2006
  • B.S. in Biology and Business Management, Coastal Carolina University 2002

Courses Taught

  • Introduction to Geology
  • World Geography
  • Research and Writing

Research Interests and Specializations

  • coming soon

Publications/Abstracts & Presentations

  • Sumrall, Jeanne Lambert, Clary, Reneed, M., Watson, Joshua C., (2015) Geographic Affiliation and Sense of Place: Influences on Incoming Online Student's Geological and Meterological Content Knowledge. Journal of College Science Teaching. Vol. 45 Issue 1, p.36-43.
  • Kelley, D.F., Sumrall, J.L., and Sumrall, J.B., 2015. Student-Designed Mapping Project as part of a Geology Field Camo: Journal of Geoscience Education, DOI: 10.5408/14-003.1.

Honors & Awards Received

  • coming soon

Professional Memberships

  • Geological Society of America
  • National Science Teachers Association
  • Journal of Geoscience Education
  • Sigma Gamma Epsilon

Service Activities

  • Reviewer for Journal of Geoscience Education
  • Reviewer for Geosphere Journal

Current Research

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Personal Interests

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Additional Resources & Links

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