Lecturer of Geology
Department of Geography and Geology
University of North Carolina Wilmington
601 South College Road
Wilmington, NC 28403-5944
Tel: 910 962-7676; Fax: 910 962-7077
email: shewrATuncw.edu,Personal Webpage
Sedimentology, Science Education
M.S. in Geology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1979
M.Sci. Ed. University of Houston, 1996
Roger Shew teaches Physical Geology 101 (Labs and Lab Coordinator), Environmental Geology 120, Oceanography 150, Senior Seminar in Environmental Science 495, Subsurface Methods and Petroleum Geology, and Sequence Stratigraphy. He also conducts field seminars and teacher workshops on topics that include deepwater turbidite deposition, carbonate depositional systems, applied sedimentary petrology, and natural history courses that incorporate biological and environmental studies in addition to geology.
Roger's geologic background is in sedimentology, stratigraphy, sedimentary petrology, subsurface methods, and science education . Areas of study are the interpretation of the origin, distribution, and characterization of surface and subsurface sediments and sedimentary rocks, with a particular interest in coastal environments. He is currently writing a manual on the Natural History of the Coastal Plain of North Carolina.