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Faculty

Kathryn Bethune

Professor, Ph.D., P.Geo.

Office: CW 234.9
E-mail: Kathryn.Bethune@uregina.ca
Phone: 306-585-4270
Fax: 306-585-5433

Current classes
Geol 315 - Metamorphic Petrology; Geol 353 - Structural Geology - I; Geol 453 - Structural Geology - II

Research interests
Structural Geology; Metamorphic Petrology; Tectonics; Structural Control on Mineral Deposits

Guoxiang Chi

Professor, Ph.D., P.Geo.

Office: CW 234.8
E-mail: guoxiang.chi@uregina.ca
Phone: 306-585-4583
Fax: 306-585-5433

Current classes
Geol 307 (Geochemistry); Geol 470 (Mineral Deposits); Geol 496 (Field school II)

Research interests
Economic Geology; Uranium Deposits; Mineralization Hydrodynamics; Geofluids; Fluid Inclusions

Ian Coulson

Professor, Ph.D.
Director, Faculty of Science’s Electron Microbeam Facilities

Office: RI 222; Electron Microbeam Facility: RI 016
E-mail: Ian.Coulson@uregina.ca
Phone: (306) 585.4184 or (306) 337.2256 (lab.)
Fax: 306-585-5433

Current classes
Geol210 - Mineralogy I; Geol211 - Mineralogy II; Geol313 - Igneous Petrology

Research interests
Volcanology; Igneous Petrology; Planetary Geoscience and Meteoritics

Joyce McBeth

Assistant Professor, Ph.D.

Office: CW 234.4
E-mail: Joyce.McBeth@uregina.ca
Phone: 306-337-2610
Website: http://uregina.ca/~jma414/

Current classes
Geol 201 – Internal Processes of the Earth (Winter 2021); Geol 102 – Environmental Geology (Fall 2021)

Research interests
geomicrobiology; microbe-mineral interactions; environmental microbiology; metal biogeochemistry; mine waste geochemistry; synchrotron techniques

Hairuo Qing

Professor, Ph.D., P.Geo.

Office: CW 234.6
E-mail: hairuo.qing@uregina.ca
Phone: 306-585-4677
Fax: 306-585-5433

Current classes
Geol 240 - Earth System History; Geol 340 - Statigraphy; Geol 416 - Geology of Carbonate Rocks

Research interests
Carbonate Geology and Geochemistry

Leslie Robbins

Assistant Professor, Ph.D.

Office: CW 234.7
E-mail: Leslie.Robbins@uregina.ca
Phone: 13063372124
Website: https://www.lesliejrobbins.com/

Research interests
Geobiology; Geochemistry; Earth Systems Evolution; Biogeochemical Cycling; Chemostratigraphy

Osman Salad Hersi

Associate Professor, Ph.D.

Office: CW 234.10
E-mail: osman.salad.hersi@uregina.ca
Phone: 306-585-4663
Fax: 306-585-5433

Current classes
Geol 201 - Internal Processes of the Earth, Geol 314 - Sedimentology, Geol 340 – Stratigraphy, Geol 414 - Geology of Siliciclastic rocks

Research interests
Sedimentology, stratigraphy and basin analysis.

Tsilavo Raharimahefa

Assistant Professor, Ph.D.

Office: CW 234.2
E-mail: Tsilavo.Raharimahefa@uregina.ca
Phone: 1-306-585-4987
Fax: 1-306-585-5433

Current classes
Geol 315 - Metamorphic Petrology; Geol 490AJ - Geomodelling Applied to Mineral Exploration; Geol 460 - Applied Exploration Geophysics

Research interests
Structural Geology; Tectonics; Remote Sensing and GIS; Gemstones and their origins; Structural Control of Mineral Deposits

Maria Velez

Professor, Ph.D.
Associate Dean (Engagement and Partnerships), Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research

Office: CW 230.2
E-mail: Maria.Velez@uregina.ca
Phone: 306-337-2608
Fax: 306-585-5433

Current classes
GEOL 240 - Earth System History, GEOL 241 - Paleontology, GEOL 490AI - Environmental Micropalentology, GEOL 490AK - Quaternary Environments

Research interests
Paleontology; Quaternary Geology