Bill Blewett, Ph.D.

Professor & Department Chairperson, Department of Geography-Earth Science

College of Arts & Sciences

B.S. in Earth Science Education from Northern Michigan University
M.A. from Western Illinois University
Ph.D. in Physical Geographyfrom Michigan State University

Dr. Blewett came to Shippensburg in August 1990. Prior to his doctoral studies, Bill was a researcher for National Geographic Magazine in Washington, D.C. Bill has taught Introduction to Geology, Introduction to the Atmosphere, Soils, and Astronomy since coming to Shippensburg, and currently teaches Physical Geology, graduate and undergraduate Geomorphology, and Geology of National Parks. His research interests include the glacial landforms of the northern Great Lakes region, Appalachian Highlands geomorphology, and the geography of North America. Most of his latest work involves local research on periglacial processes and biogeography with undergraduate and graduate students.