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)

ORCiD: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4994-518X 
Websites: https://www.jmu.edu/geology/people/all-people/garcia-angel.shtml 

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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 ...

Certificate Program in Ethics in STEAM Research with Indigenous Communities and Lands part of STEM Futures:Products
This is a certification program introducing ethical frameworks for collaborative STEAM research with Indigenous communities and/or on Indigenous lands. This certificate is designed for academic researchers, student researchers, funding program managers, and similar professionals (referred to here collectively as researchers). The certificate is based on Indigenous governance and rights-based metrics for integrity.