People at the Survey

Michigan Geological Survey at Western Michigan University is very active in research related to geology and natural resources. The survey is housed within the Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences.

Gregory Anderson

  • Research Associate
  • GIS Specialist

Nathan Erber

  • Senior Research Associate
  • Geomorphologist

Nolan Gamet

  • Research Assistant
  • Geologist

Robb Gillespie, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Professor
  • Sedimentology, petroleum geology, geomorphology

Autumn Haagsma, Ph.D.

  • MGRRE Director, MGS Assistant Director
  • Geologist

Linda Harrison, M.S.

  • Administrator
  • Geologist, Industry Outreach Coordinator

William B. Harrison III, Ph.D.

  • MGRRE Research Director

Evangelia Murgia

  • Research Associate
  • Hydrogeologist

Ashley Quigley

  • Senior Research Associate
  • Precambrian Geologist

Garret Ringle

  • Research Assistant
  • Geologist

Marie Solum

  • Director of K-12 Outreach
  • Geologist/Teacher

Jennifer L. Trout, M.S.

  • Research Associate
  • Geologist, MGRRE Collections Manager

Peter Voice, Ph.D.

  • Research Associate
  • Teaching Faculty Specialist

Sophia White

  • Triage Project Manager
  • Geologist

John A. Yellich, M.S.

  • MGS Director
  • CPG Geologist