Dr. Gary Michelfelder


Geography Geology and Planning

Role: Faculty
Campus: Springfield

Postal mail

Missouri State University
Geography Geology and Planning
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897



  • PhD, Earth Science, 2015, Montana State University
  • MS, Geology (Igneous Petrology), 2009, New Mexico State University
  • BS, Geology, 2007, Eastern Michigan University


  • GLG 332 Mineralogy
  • GLG 333 Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology
  • GLG 355 Volcanology
  • GLG 715 Isotope Geochemistry

Research and professional interests

  • General geochemistry
  • Radiogenic and stable isotope geochemistry
  • Volcanology
  • Igneous Petrology
  • The application of in-situ trace element and isotope radio microanalysis to petrologic problems

Other interests


  • International Association of Volcanology and Chemistry of the Earth's Interior
  • American Geophysical Union
  • Geological Society of America
  • Mineralogical Society of America
  • New Mexico Geological Society

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