Dave Mayo

Dave MayoDr. Dave Mayo

Math Science Building, Room 329



Areas of expertise: geology, geochemistry, igneous and metamorphic petrology.

Dr. Dave Mayo joined the geology faculty at UAFS in 2011.  He earned his Ph.D. in Geoscience from the University of Southern California in 1996 and taught at California State University, Los Angeles before coming to UAFS.  Dave’s research and publications are in the areas of igneous and metamorphic petrology, geochemistry, and geoscience education.  He directed or co-directed three National Science Foundation grants and is past-chair of the Geoscience Education Division of the Geological Society of America.  In Fall 2016, Dave and colleagues rolled out a new B.S. degree in Geoscience at UAFS with the mission of preparing students for graduate studies and careers as professional geologists.