Sven Morgan, Ph.D.

Professor of Geology
Sven Morgan
College of Arts, Sciences, and Letters
Natural Sciences
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.

Selected Publications

  • 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