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Veronica (Rocky) Freeman

Veronica (Rocky) Freeman

Title: Geology Instructor

Department: Petroleum Engineering and Geology

Education: Master of Science in Geology, with an emphasis in paleontology, University of Texas at Arlington, 1986; Bachelor of Science in Geology with a minor in Biology, Missouri University (SMSU), 1981

Research Interests: Paleozoic cephalopods and Jurassic dinosaurs

Courses (Fall 2014): Dinosaurs, Dinosaur Lab, Physical Geology lab sections

Courses (Spring 2015): Dinosaurs, Dinosaur Lab, Historical Geology lab sections

Phone: (740) 376-4779

Email: freemanv@marietta.edu

What can a student expect when taking one of your classes?

Any student in my courses will have the opportunity to learn by reading, writing and interacting with the material.

What excites you about teaching at Marietta College?

The material available to me for use in the classroom is predictable but also has variety. I feel the same way about the students in my classes… a variety of predictable.

When you aren’t teaching, what other activities do you enjoy?

Actually I enjoy watching the students in their ‘other activities’ like sports and music. Also, I am the faculty advisor for a student organization where field trips are a common activity. Other than that I enjoy flea markets and hiking.

Do you prefer flipping through the pages of a book or an e-book?

Most definitely I prefer turning the pages with my own fingers.

What is your favorite location on campus and why?

The Geology Annex is my favorite location on campus because it is a dinosaur hangout.

What is your favorite Marietta College event?

Any and all college sporting events.