New Faculty: Dr. Robin Mattheus

Dr. Robin Mattheus
Visiting Assistant Professor
Geological & Environmental Sciences

Dr. Mattheus began teaching intro level Geology courses this fall for the College of STEM. He will teach upper level courses in the spring. He received his Ph.D. in 2009 from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He achieved his masters degree in Geology at The University of Alabama in 2006. He was Visiting Assistant Professor at Hamilton College in New York where he taught undergraduate courses in sedimentology/stratigraphy, geo-hazards and river environments, and sea level and environmental change.

Dr. Mattheus is a coastal sedimentologist, and his research interests include studying the processes that define river landscapes and coastlines including the Great Lakes. He has researched river connectivity and sensitivity to environmental change and long-term river and continental margin evolution. He enjoys the urban campus atmosphere at YSU and hopes to be involved in local research and collaboration with other faculty at the University.