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Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences

Dr. Stephen Lewis
Stephen D. Lewis
Ph.D., Columbia University, 1982

Associate Professor
Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences 
California State University, Fresno 
2576 E. San Ramon Ave., Mail Stop ST-24
Fresno, CA 93740, USA 

Tel.  (559) 278-6956 
Fax. (559) 278-5980 
Office:  Science II 128

Teaching Interests:
Dr. Lewis' teaching interests are varied. His regular teaching duties include Natural Disasters, Critical Thinking in the Natural Sciences, Geophysics, Global Tectonics, and Remote Sensing. He has also taught Structural Geology, Sedimentology, and Basin Analysis. He teaches one course each year for the Smittcamp Famly Honors College. He served as Program Coordinator for the South Pacific Semester Program during the Spring 2002 semester, and taught Global Tectonics, Geology of New Zealand, and Field Methods in New Zealand and Australia. He currently serves on the University Personnel Committee, the Graduate Curriculum Sub-Committee, and on the ad hoc Student Success Task Force.

Research Interests:
Dr. Lewis' research has focused on the structural and tectonic development of continental margins, mostly in the circum-Pacific region. He has led oceanographic research expeditions to the Philippines, the South China margin, Taiwan, Alaska, southern Chile, and to offshore California. He has served as Chief Scientist on a cruise of the International Ocean Drilling Program vessel JOIDES RESOLUTION to Southern Chile. He has served on science advisory committees for the MARGINS Program, the Ocean Drilling Program,

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