Jim HowerResearch Professor


Ph.D., Geology, Pennsylvania State University, 1978
M.S., Geology and Mineralogy, Ohio State University, 1975
B.A., Earth Science, Millersville University, 1973



Associate Professor, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Univ. of KY
Adjunct Professor, Univ. of Kentucky, Dept. of Earth & Environmental Sciences
American Association of Petroleum Geologists
American Geophysical Union
Geological Society of America
The Society for Organic Petrology



Former Editor-in-Chief, CCGP Journal
2008 John Castano Honorary Member Award, Society for Organic Petrology
1996 Gordon H. Wood, Jr. Memorial Award, Energy and Materials Division, American Association of Petroleum Geologists
1997 Outstanding Geologist Award, Kentucky Section, American Institute of Professional Geologists
Former Editor-in-chief, International Journal of Coal Geology
Chairman, Coal Geology Division, GSA, 1994/95
President, Society for Organic Petrology, 1993/94
2003 Reinhardt Thiessen Medal, International Committee for Coal and Organic Petrology
2006 Gilbert H. Cady Award, Geological Society of America, Coal Geology Division



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