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Dr. Eric Tangumonkem

Eric Tangumonkem, PhD

Dean, School of Ecological Mission
Senior Professor of Environmental Mission

Geoscience & Earth Science Specialist
International Experience:  Cameroon, USA





  • Doctor of Philosophy, Geosciences, University of Texas at Dallas, TX, USA
  • Master of Business Administration (in progress), University of Texas at Dallas, TX, USA
  • Master of Science, Earth Sciences, University of Yaoundé 1, Yaoundé, Cameroon
  • Bachelor of Science (Honors), Geology, University of Buea, Buea, Cameroon

Doctoral Dissertation

  • An Isotopic investigation of some sequential extraction schemes

Master's Thesis

  • Geology and geo-environmental hazards, Bamumbu region south (West-Cameroon)

Bachelor's Thesis

  • Geology of Tole and Environs


Teaching Specializations

  • Geology & Geosciences
  • Earth Resources Exploration, Development and Management
  • Environmental Issues
  • Petrology
  • Geochemistry

Academic Experience

  • Adjunct Professor, Geology, West Hills Community College, Coalinga, CA
  • Adjunct Professor, Course Transport, Pipeline and Land Management, Daytona Beach, FL
  • Interim Dean, School of Science, Engineering & Technology, St. Monica University, Buea, Cameroon
  • Teaching Assistant / Research Assistant, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX
  • Head of Geology Department, Mevick Bilingual Grammar School, Etoug-Ebe, Yoande, Cameroon

Professional Experience

  • President, Equipping of the Saints International Ministries, Richardson, TX
  • Reservoir Management / Development Geologist, Denury Resources, Plano, TX
  • Exploration Geologist, Denury Resources, Plano, TX
  • Staff Geoscientist, RPS Energy, Dallas, TX
  • Consulting Geoscientist, Richardson, TX
    • GeoPetra, Irving, TX
    • Etsimulant, Dallas, TX
  • Geologist / Field Engineer, Schlumberger, Drilling & Measurements, Commerce City, CO


  • Tangumonkem E.T., and Manton W.I, 2006. Distribution of Pb Isotopes in Different Soil Phases Using Tessier et al.'s Sequential Extraction Scheme. 18th World Soil Sciences Congress,Philadelphia.
  • Tangumonkem E.T., and Manton W.I, 2006. Partitioning of Pb isotopes in four soil standards using a six step sequential extraction scheme. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 38, p.9.
  • Tangumonkem E.T., Ghogomu R.T, 2004, Combating witchcraft beliefs by accessing and reconstructing the history of heavy rainfall–triggered landslides and related hazards in the Bamumbu region, South west Cameroon. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 36, No. 5, p.168.
  • Ghogomu R.T, Tangumonkem, E.T., Tietchop, A.C., 2001, Landslides in the Bambouto region, western Cameroon. Journal of the Geosciences Society of Cameroon. Vol. 1, No.1, p.54.


  • Tangumonkem, E.T. “You Do Not Belong Here.” Double Fronts: Cameroon Poetry in English Ed. Labang Oscar Labang., Kansas City Miraclaire Publishing, 2012. 87- 92 Print
  • Tangumonkem, E.T. “Bamumbu Caldera” Eco-Salvation: Cameroon Poetry in English. Ed. Oscar Labang., Rene Nyah, Louisa Lum, Wirndzerem Barfee., Kansas City Miraclaire Publishing, 2011.
  • Tangumonkem, ET. (2014) Coming to America: A Journey of Faith. Richardson, Texas: IEM PRESS
  • Daniel Shu, Eric Tangumonkem, Emmanuel Nuesiri, Julius Ngwendson, Patrick Tamukong, Martin Tem, Herman Donfouet., (2016) The Use and Abuse of Titles in The Church. Richardson, Texas: IEM PRESS
  • Tangumonkem, ET. (2014) Seven Success Keys Learned From My Father. Richardson, Texas: IEM PRESS

Membership in Academic & Professional Associations

  • American Association of Petroleum Geologists
  • Geologic Society of America
  • Geological Society of Africa
  • Dallas Geological Society
  • Society of Exploration Geophysicists
  • Rocky Mountain Association of Geologists


  • English, native or bilingual proficiency
  • Mundani, native or bilingual proficiency
  • French, intermediate proficiency