Emily Eidam (Ph.D., University of Washington, 2017) Assistant Professor. Research Interests: Evolution of large and small river delta systems; erosion and deposition along rapidly changing shorelines; methodologies for determining thresholds of sediment transport; particle clearance from surface plumes; radiochemical signatures of event deposits.
Brent McKee (Ph.D., North Carolina State, 1986) Mary Watts Hill, Jr. Distinguished Professor.* Research Interests: Transformation and Fate of Particulate Materials; Marsh Accretion Rates in Coastal North Carolina and the Response of Coastal Wetlands to Sea-level Rise; Response of Bay-head Deltas to Sea-level rise (Roanoke and Newport Rivers, NC).
Antonio Rodriguez (Ph.D. Rice University, 1999) Research Associate Professor.** Research Interests: Coastal Geology, Sedimentology, Depositional Processes and Environments, and Sequence Stratigraphy.
Larry K. Benninger (Ph.D., Yale University, 1976) Professor, Department of Geology.# Research Interests: Low Temperature Geochemistry; Sedimentary Processes.
Note: (**) indicates faculty in residence at the Institute of Marine Sciences in Morehead City; (*) indicates faculty who spend time both at UNC in Chapel Hill and the Institute in Morehead City; (#) identifies faculty holding primary appointments in other departments.