Dr. Mary Louise Hill


Phone Number: 
+1 (807) 343-8010ext. 8319
Office Location: 
CB 4009
Academic Qualifications: 
  • H.B.Sc. (Carleton University)
  • Ph.D. (Princeton University)
Previous Teaching/Work: 

Mary Louise joined the Department of Geology in 2004 after serving as Vice-President (Academic) and Provost at Lakehead University from 1999 to 2004. She taught in the Department of Geology at Temple University, Philadelphia from 1983 to 1999.

Current Teachings:

  • Geology 1110/1111   Planet Earth
  • Environmental Studies 1111/1112   Planet Earth
  • Geology 3217            Metamorphism
  • Geology 3310            Structural Geology and Tectonics 
  • Geology 4015            Basic Scientific Methods in Geology 
  • Geology 4161            Field School
  • Geology 4313            Geological Case Studies

Research Interests: 

Mary Louise's research addresses high-temperature deformation of metamorphic rock, structural control on orogenic gold deposits, and tectonic analysis of metamorphic terrains. She works collaboratively with industry on many projects, with a focus on orogenic gold deposits in northwestern Ontario.

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