Angel Garcia

Geology and Environmental Science

James Madison University

Ángel (pronounced: Án-hell) is a Boricua (Puerto Rican) geologist that is interested in ethnogeology, cave and karst science, place-based education, and increasing diversity within geosciences. He completed his undergraduate degree in Puerto Rico at Universidad Ana G. Mendez (formerly known as Universidad Metropolitana) majoring in Environmental Sciences with a minor in Marine Biology. Then, started his graduate career at the University of Vermont in where he finished a MS degree in Geology, focusing in geochemistry. Later on, moved to Arizona State University for a doctoral degree in Geological Sciences, focusing in ethnogeology about culturally framed geological interpretations among long-term residents in the Dominican and Puerto Rican karst. I am a recent (2020) appointed assistant professor in the Department of Geology and Environmental Science at James Madison University (Harrisonburg, VA)


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Developing Strategies for Inclusive Teaching Practices part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2021:Program:Morning Workshops:Developing Strategies for Inclusive Teaching Practices
During this 3-day workshop, participants will learn to solicit diverse viewpoints and amplify voices of all students, to decolonize instruction and identify the influence of race and perspective, and work ...