Leslie Kanat Ph.D.|
Dr. Leslie Kanat is a geologist with research experience in metamorphic
petrology and structural geology.
He received his Ph.D.
in the Earth Sciences at the University of Cambridge, England, and was
supported by Fulbright Scholarships.
He studied metamorphic rocks in
the Norwegian Arctic Archipelago of Svalbard, the Saualpe of Austria,
and in northern Vermont.
In 1987, Dr. Kanat began teaching freshman
geology courses at the University of Texas at San Antonio.
he has taught a wide variety of undergraduate geology and computer
courses at Johnson State College, Vermont, where he is currently
Professor of Geology and past Chair of the Department of Environmental
and Health Sciences.
He received the Vermont State Colleges Faculty
Fellowship in 2005, the Johnson State College Distinguished Faculty
Member of the Year award in 2004, and the Excellence in Advisor's Award
He is a current and active member of the Geological Society of
America, the National Association of Geology Teachers (past-President
of the NE Chapter), and the Vermont Geological Society.
Dr. Kanat served on the governing board of the Vermont Chapter of the
Fulbright Association and was a volunteer firefighter specialist with
the Underhill-Jericho Fire Department.
Update: June 2012