Prof. Sarah Maithel

Sarah Maithel, PhD (Candidate)

Instructor in Environmental Mission
Geology & Earth Science Specialist
International Experience:  Mexico, USA

 

 

 

Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy (candidate), Earth Science, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA
  • Bachelor of Science, Geology, Cedarville University, Cedarville, OH

Doctoral Dissertation 

  • In progress

Teaching Specializations

  • Earth Science
  • Physical Geology
  • Mineralogy
  • Clastic Sedimentology
  • Sedimentary Petrology
  • Historical Geology

Academic & Professional Experience  

  • Research Assistant, Dept. of Earth & Biological Sciences, Loma Linda University, CA
  • Teaching Assistant, Dept. of Earth & Biological Sciences, Loma Linda University, CA
  • Geology Camp Student Assistant, Cedarville University, Cedarville, OH
  • Earth Science Tutor and Lab Assistant, Cedarville University, Cedarville, OH
  • Online Earth Science Teaching Assistant, Cedarville University, Cedarville, OH

Presentations  

  • Petrology of the Hopeman Sandstone, Scotland and Insights on the Importance of Eolian Sandstone Research, Origin’s Forum, Loma Linda University, CA, Winter 2013.
  • Petrology of the Hopeman Sandstone, Scotland, 3rd Annual Research and Scholarship Symposium, Cedarville University, Cedarville, OH, Spring 2012.
  • Compaction of sand in the Coconino Sandstone, 2nd Annual Research and Scholarship Symposium, Cedarville University, Cedarville, OH, Spring 2011.
  • Analysis of sand in the Coconino Sandstone at Chino Point, Arizona, 1st Annual Research and Scholarship Symposium, Cedarville University, Cedarville, OH, Spring 2010.

Publications 

  • Maithel, S. A., Brand, L. R., and Whitmore, J. H., 2016, Using textural trends to interpret cross-bed depositional processes in the Coconino Sandstone (Permian), Arizona: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 48, no. 7.
  • Maithel, S. A., Brand, L. R., and Whitmore, J. H., 2015, Morphological analysis of "grainflow" cross-strata in the Coconino Sandstone (Permian), Arizona: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 47, no. 7, p. 589.
  • Maithel, S. A., Garner, P. A., and Whitmore, J. H., 2015, Preliminary assessment of the petrology of the Hopeman Sandstone (Permo-Triassic), Moray Firth Basin, Scotland: Scottish Journal of Geology, v. 51, no. 2, p. 177-184.
  • Maithel, S. A., Brand, L. R., and Whitmore, J. H., 2014, “Ripple Marks,” “Slump Features,” and “Rainprints” in the Coconino Sandstone near Ash Fork, Arizona: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 46, no. 6, p. 768.
  • Maithel, S. A., Brand, L., and Whitmore, J. H., 2013, Morphology of avalanche beds in the Coconino Sandstone at Chino Wash, Seligman, Arizona: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 45, no. 7, p. 126.
  • Maithel, S. A., Garner, P. A., and Whitmore, J. H., 2012, Petrology of the Hopeman Sandstone (Permo- Triassic), Moray Firth Basin, Scotland: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 44, no. 7, p. 555.
  • Emery, M. K., Maithel, S. A., and Whitmore, J. H., 2011, Can compaction account for lower-than-expected cross-bed dips in the Coconino Sandstone (Permian), Arizona: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 43, no. 5, p. 430.
  • Maithel, S. A., and Whitmore, J. H., 2010, Textural analysis of the Coconino Sandstone, Chino Point, Arizona: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 42, no. 5, p. 426.   

Membership in Academic & Professional Associations

  • Association for Women Geoscientists (AWG) 
  • The Geological Society of America (GSA)
  • Inland Geological Society (IGS)
  • Society for Sedimentary Geology (SEPM)