Bart J. Kowallis

Associate Dean College of Physical & Math Sciences
N-181E ESC
801 422-2467
Digital Mapping Lab S360 ESC
Lab (801) 422-6593

Research Disciplines

Mineralogy & PetrologySedimentology & StratigraphyStructural Geology & Tectonics


B.S. Geology, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 1977
M.S. in Geology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, December 1979
Ph.D. in Geology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, December 1981


  • Phys. Science 100: Fundamentals of Physical Science
  • Geology 101: Introduction to Geology
  • Geology 111: Physical Geology
  • Geology 210: Sophomore Field Course
  • Geology 410: Summer Field Course

Memberships in Professional Geological Societies

Geological Society of America
Utah Geological Association
American Association of Petroleum Geologists
American Geophysical Union

Memberships in Professional Genealogical Societies

National Genealogical Society
New England Historic Genealogical Society 
Orange County Genealogical Society
New York Genealogical & Biographical Society
Susquehanna County Genealogical Society

Recent Research Grants

Title: “Late Cenozoic Vertebrate Biostratigraphy Across the TransMexican Volcanic Belt, Central Mexico”
Source: NSF Grant EAR 99-02898
Amount: $227,000
Period: July 1, 1999 to June 30, 2002
Investigators: Miller, Carranza, Kowallis, MacFadden

Title: “Acquisition and refurbishment of an electron microprobe”
Source: NSF Grant EAR 99-10664
Amount: $237,000
Period: Feb 15, 2000 to Feb 14, 2002
Investigators: Keith, Kowallis, Christiansen, Harris, Nelson

Title: “REU Supplement to NSF Grant EAR 99-02898” Source: NSF Grant EAR 00-40581
Amount: $9,500
Period: Jan 10, 2000 to July 31, 2002
Investigators: Kowallis and Miller

Title: “Geologic Mapping, Structure, and Hazards of the Dry Fork and Steinaker Reservoir 7½ minute quadrangles”
Source: USGS, EDMAP Grant R0202077
Amount: $16,650
Period: May 1, 2003 to Oct 30, 2004
Investigators: Kowallis, Haddox

Title: “Geologic Mapping of the Donkey Flat 7.5' Quadrangle”
Amount: $12,000
Period: June 1, 2004 to May 31, 2005
Investigators: Kowallis, Jensen

Title: “Geologic Mapping of the Lake Mountain 7.5' Quadrangle”
Amount: $10,500
Period: June 1, 2005 to May 31, 2006
Investigators: Kowallis, Bradford

Title: “Geologic Mapping of the Phil Pico Mountain 7.5' Quadrangle”
Amount: $11, 201
Period: June 1, 2006 to May 31, 2007
Investigators: Kowallis, Anderson

Title: “Geologic Mapping of the Jessen Butte 7.5' Quadrangle”
Amount: $14, 230
Period: June 1, 2007 to May 31, 2008
Investigators: Kowallis, Hurst