Dr. Kevin R. Evans



Department

Geography Geology and Planning

Role: Faculty
Campus: Springfield

Postal mail

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

Details

Education

  • Registered Geologist (RG) Certification, State of Missouri, 2009-Present
  • PhD Geology, 1997, University of Kansas
  • MS, 1989, University of Kansas
  • BS Geology, 1986, Missouri State University 

Teaching

  • GLG 110 Principles of Geology
  • GLG 314 Historical Geology
  • GLG 360 Directed Field Trips
  • GLG 570 Stratigraphy
  • GLG 574/674 Petroleum Geology
  • GLG 597/697 Selected Topics in Geology

Professional experience

  • State of Missouri, Registered Geologist
  • U.S. Geological Survey (1994-2001)
  • Internships, Mobil and Shell (1987, 1991, 1993)

Research and professional interests

  • Geology of meteorite impact structures
  • Sequence stratigraphy and syn-tectonic sedimentation (Antarctica, Great Basin, Jamaica and Missouri)
  • Cultural geology
  • History of geology

Awards and honors

  • Provost's Fellow for Public Affairs, Missouri State University, 2018
  • Provost's Fellow for Public Affairs, Missouri State University, 2014
  • Missouri State Sabbatical in Wales, 2016
  • Missouri State Sabbatical in Sweden, 2009
  • Outstanding Service Award, Young Astronauts Constellation Club, 2006-2007
  • CNAS Research Award, Missouri State University, 2005
  • Shoemaker Award, U.S. Geological Survey, 2003
  • Best Poster Award, SEPM, 1998
  • Cash Awards, U.S. Geological Survey, 1998
  • Cash Awards, U.S. Geological Survey, 1997
  • Erasmus Haworth Award, outstanding PhD Geology, University of Kansas, 1992
  • SEPM, Promising Young Geoscientist Award, 1991
  • Antarctic Service Medal, U.S. Congress, 1990
  • Erasmus Haworth Award, outstanding MS Geology, University of Kansas 1989
  • W. A. Tarr Award, Southwest Minnesota State University, Sigma Gamma Epsilon, 1986

Professional organizations

  • American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • American Geophysical Union
  • Geological Society of America
  • Meteoritical Society
  • Society for Sedimentary Geology (SEPM)
  • Vice Chair, Missouri Geological Survey, Geologic Mapping Advisory Committee

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