Franklin & Marshall College Franklin & Marshall College

Robert S. Sternberg

Professor of Geosciences
Office: BEN105
Office Hours: Mornings - Bonchek 105; afternoons - HAC 128

Professional Biography


Ph.D., University of Arizona, geosciences
M.S., University of Arizona, geosciences
B.S., Cornell University, engineering physics

Research Interests

Archaeomagnetic secular variation of direction
Archaeomagnetic secular variation of paleointensity
Archaeomagnetic dating
Paleomagnetic studies of clinkers
Geophysical prospection at archaeological sites
Magnetic properties of obsidians
Geophysics pedagogy

Course Information

GEO/ENV 114 - Earth, Environment and Humanity (syllabus)
GEO/PHY 237 - Physics of the Earth (syllabus)
GEO/ANT 205 - Archaeometry (syllabus)