Sven Morgan, Ph.D.
Professor of Geology; Chair, Department of Natural Sciences
College of Arts, Sciences, and Letters
Science Faculty Center | 4901 Evergreen Road | Dearborn, MI 48128
Teaching Areas:Environmental Science, Geological Sciences
Research Areas:Ductile deformation mechanisms, Magma emplacement into the crust
Biography and Education
- Ph.D., Virginia Tech
Sven Morgan spent eitheen years as a faculty member and Department Chair at Central Michigan University and two years as a Department Chair at Iowa State University before coming to Dearborn in 2019, where he teaches classes in Geological Sciences, Structural Geology, Tectonics, Geophysics, and Field Methods.
- Morgan, S.S., 2018, Chapter 6. Pascal’s Principle: A simple model to explain the emplacement of laccoliths and some mid-crustal plutons. in Volcanic and Igneous Plumbing Systems - Understanding magma transport, storage and evolution in the Earth’s crust (S. Burchardt, Ed.). p. 139-166, Elsevier
- Nabelek, P.I., Stephenson, S., Morgan, S., & Student, J., 2017. Properties of fluids attending variable recrystallization of quartzite during contact metamorphism in the White-Inyo Range, California. Journal of Metamorphic Geology, v. 35, p. 357-369
Awards and Recognition
- College Teaching Award, Central Michigan University, 2003