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Dr. Lisa Tranel​​​​​​​​

Hello! My name is Dr. Lisa Tranel. I am an associate professor in the Department of Geography, Geology, and the Environment at Illinois State University.

My Teaching Interests Include:

  • Geomorphology
  • Natural Disasters
  • Minerals, Rocks, Fossils, & Maps
  • Geographic Information Systems

My Research Interests Include:

  • Alpine Geomorphology of the Teton Range
  • Tectonic Geomorphology of the Rio Grande Rift in southeast New Mexico​
  • Detrital Apatite Thermochronology

Upcoming Events:

  • Summer Courses
    • ​Geology of Illinois: Teaching Rocks, Minerals, and Mining Workshop with the Illinois Association of Aggregate Producers (GEO 493.07)
  • Fall Courses
    • Minerals, Rocks, Fossils, and Maps (GEO 203)
    • GIS Applications for Geologists (GEO 363) or Natural Disasters (GEO 207)
  • Spring Courses
    • Natural Disasters (GEO 207)
    • ​Geomorphology (GEO 380) or Glacial and Quaternary Geology (GEO 382)


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