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Lisa Gilbert
Department Chair
Environmental Science, Geology, Oceanography

Dr. Lisa Gilbert is the Department Chair of Geology, Oceanography and Environmental Science. She has been teaching for more than 20 years and is committed to making science more welcoming and relevant for all. Dr. Gilbert is a national leader in sustainability and geoscience education. She holds an A.B. degree in Earth Sciences from Dartmouth College and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Washington in Oceanography, where she specialized in Marine Geology and Geophysics and visited the seafloor in Alvin.

Spring 2023 Office Hours

MW 10:55am-noon, TR 8:45-9:50am
Su 10:30-11:30am (2/5, 2/26, 3/19, 4/15, and 4/23 only)

Courses

GEOL-10: Physical Geology

GEOL-15: Environmental Geology

GEOL-20: Historical Geology

GEOL-25: Geology of National Parks

GEOL-27: Geology of the Pinnacles National Park

GEOL-30: Field Geology of Big Sur

OCEAN-10: Introduction to Oceanography

ES-10: Introduction to Environmental Science

Selected Publications

Hung*, C., L.A. Gilbert, D.A.H. Teagle, D. Craw, and R.A. Wobus, (2021). Features of seafloor hydrothermal alteration in metabasalts of mid-ocean ridge origin from the Chrystalls Beach Complex, New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics, DOI:10.1080/00288306.2020.1803925

Nagy, E.A. and L.A. Gilbert, (2021), Building Community College Leadership Through Geoscience Faculty Development, New Directions for Community Colleges, 195, 185-198, https://doi.org/10.1002/cc.20476

Gilbert, L.A., R. Teasdale, and C.A. Manduca (2020). A New Vision of Sustainability in Earth Science Education, Eos, 101, DOI:10.1029/2020EO146424.

Gilbert, L.A. (2020). Empowering Students to Act, Perspectives on Earth and Space Science Educational Research, 1(3).

Gilbert, L.A., D. Gross, and K. Kreutz (2019). Developing undergraduate students’ systems thinking skills with an InTeGrate module, Journal of Geoscience Education, 67:1, 34-49, DOI: 10.1080/10899995.2018.1529469 (COVER ARTICLE)

Egger, A.E., M.Z. Bruckner, S.J. Birnbaum, and L.A. Gilbert, (2019). Developing effective interdisciplinary curricular materials, in Interdisciplinary Teaching about Earth and the Environment for a Sustainable Future, Association of Environmental Sciences and Studies Book Series, Springer ISBN: 978-3-030-03272-2, 45-68, DOI:10.1007/978-3-030-03273-9

Iverson, E., D. Steer, L.A. Gilbert, K. Kastens, K. O’Connell, and C.A. Manduca, (2019). Measuring literacy, attitudes, and capacities to solve societal problems in Interdisciplinary Teaching about Earth and the Environment for a Sustainable Future, Association of Environmental Sciences and Studies Book Series, Springer, ISBN: 978-3-030-03272-2, 91-119, DOI:10.1007/978-3-030-03273-9

Gilbert, L.A., L. Crispini, P. Tartarotti, and M.L. Bona* (2018). Permeability Structure of the Lava-Dike Transition of 15 My Old Oceanic Crust Formed at the East Pacific Rise, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 19(9), 3555-3569, DOI:10.1029/2018GC007696

*=undergraduate student co-author

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