Professor of Geosciences

Education
Ph.D. 1982, University of Arizona, geosciences
M.S. 1977, University of Arizona, geosciences
B.S. 1972, Cornell University, engineering physics

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

Curriculum Vitae
Sternberg CV

Research
Archaeomagnetic secular variation of direction
Archaeomagnetic secular variation of paleointensity
Archaeomagnetic dating
Magnetic studies of clinkers and coal-seam fires
Geophysical prospection at archaeological sites
Magnetic properties of archaeological obsidians

Laboratory facilities: F&M Geophysics Lab

Societies
American Geophysical Union
Geological Society of America
Society for American Archaeology
Society for Archaeological Sciences
International Society for Archaeological Prospection
International Association of Obsidian Studies

Previous and upcoming activities
Santa Fe Conference on Paleomagnetism, 21-24 June, 2012
Teaching Structural Geology, Geophysics, and Tectonics in the 21st Century, Knoxville, 15-19 July, 2012
American Schools of Oriental Research meeting, Chicago, 14-17 Nov. 2012
Keck Geology Consortium project, magnetic and chemical characterization of obisidians, New Mexico, June-July 2013 (photos)
American Geophysical Union fall meeting, San Francisco, December 2013
Keck Geology Symposium, Mount Holyoke College, April, 2014
International Symposium on Archaeometry, Los Angeles, 19-23 May, 2014
Society for American Archaeology annual meeting, San Francisco, April 2015
International Symposium on Archaeometry, Kalamata, Greeece, May 2016
Retirement, summer 2016


Contact
lab: Hackman 128
phone: (717) 291-4134
fax: (717) 291-4186
email: Rob.Sternberg@fandm.edu