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Rory McFadden

Assistant Professor

Ph.D University of Minnesota–2009
M.S. University of Wyoming–2004
B.S. University of Rochester–2001


Research Interests

Tectonics, petrology, and structural geology; deformation in migmatites; gneiss domes processes; fluid flow and strain localization in shear zones
Field areas include:
Pioneer Mountains, Idaho; Fosdick Mountains, West Antarctica; Panamá; Klamath Mountains, California

Courses Taught

  • GLS 322: Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology
  • GLS 101: Field Methods in Earth Science
  • GLS 100: Physical Geology
  • GLS 485: Field Studies (field camp)

Contact Information

Department of Geological Sciences
Salem State University
Salem, MA 01970
978-542-2377
rmcfadden@salemstate.edu
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