Amanda Schmidt

Assistant Professor at — Geology


Geology, Geomorphology, and GIS



  • Ph.D., University of Washington, 2010
  • B.S.E., Princeton University, 2002
Institutional Connections
  • Scottish Universities Environmental Research Center (SUERC)

    Glasgow, United Kingdom

    SUERC will analyze samples for the project with the University of Vermont and Sichuan University.

  • Sichuan University

    Chengdu, China

    Collaborative relationship with the Archaeology, Hydrology, and Environmental Studies departments regarding small-scale problems in western and northern Sichuan Province and larger scale problems in eastern Tibet, Yunnan, and western Sichuan.

  • University of Vermont

    Burlington, VT, United States

    Collaborative project with SUERC and Sichuan University on sediment sources and erosion as a result of different types of human land use.

Personal Pages
Time Periods

8000 B.C. - 2013 A.D.

Courses Taught

These are the regularly taught courses tracked by ObieMAPS that Amanda has taught.

Course Listings Semesters
Applied GIS Geology 235 Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Fall 2013, and Fall 2016
Earth’s Environments Geology 120 Fall 2013
Earth Surface Processes Geology 212 Spring 2011, Fall 2011, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, and Spring 2017
Honors - Full Geology 503 Spring 2015, Fall 2015, and Fall 2016
Independent Study in Geology Geology 199 Spring 2015, Fall 2015, Fall 2016, and Spring 2017
Research in Geology - Full Geology 501 Spring 2015, Fall 2015, Fall 2016, and Spring 2017
Senior Project Archeological Studies 300 Fall 2016
Soils and Society Geology 152 Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, and Spring 2015