Dr. Robert Stern serves as a Professor of Geosciences. His research interests include:

  • Volcanism associated with convergent plate margins (subduction zones)
  • How new subduction zones form
  • How Earth's continental crust is generated and destroyed
  • When Plate Tectonics started
  • The geologic evolution of the Middle East (especially the region between Egypt and Iran)
  • The formation of the Gulf of Mexico
  • The geology of the Dallas- Fort Worth Metroplex.
A Google Scholar list of his publications may be found here.

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