Robert C. Thomas

Rob is a professor of geology in the heart of Yellowstone Country at The University of Montana Western in Dillon, Montana. He has co-led numerous GeoVentures field trips in Yellowstone for the Geological Society of America; spent over twenty-five years teaching geology field courses and camps, including many years with the Yellowstone-Bighorn Research Association geology field camp; and produced numerous publications, geological road signs, and public presentations about Yellowstone Country. He has received numerous awards and honors, including the prestigious U.S. Outstanding Baccalaureate College Professor of the Year Award from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education.