Geology Faculty & Staff
Ruth has been full time faculty at LPC since 1991. She graduated from UC Davis with an M.S. in Geology, with an emphasis in geophysics. She worked in oil exploration and in engineering geology before coming to Las Positas College.
Oliver Christen has a master's degree in Geology from UC Davis. He teaches at several Bay Area Colleges.
Geology Lab Tech
Christina attended Modesto Junior College and earned an Associates in Liberal Studies, Geology, and Natural Sciences. She also attended CSU Stanislaus and earned a Bachelors in Liberal Studies. She is currently working towards entering a Masters program in Hydrology.
Former Tech Carol Edson
Carol and her husband Rick hiking in Cambria, Central CA coast
Carol has worked in several fields before coming to LPC as a student in 2001. She has worked as a nurse in ER and ICU, taught pre-school, ran her own home based business, and did in-home hospice care. Growing up, Carol's family did lots of exploring of California and New England; hiking in Yosemite being a favorite activity.
Carol retired in 2019.