Rebecca Dodge received her master’s and doctorate from the Colorado School of Mines; her research concerned the mapping and dating of active faults in northwestern Nevada. Her early professional career continued this focus, and involved airborne and spaceborne photography and imagery.
Dodge has spent over a decade in the oil exploration business, applying remote sensing technology for both exploration and environmental purposes. Since joining academia 23 years ago she has been researching and teaching the uses satellite imagery for resource and environmental management applications. She recently retired from teaching geology and environmental science at Midwestern State University.
In addition, she is deeply committed to training and educating future science teachers in geosciences, earth system science, and environmental observations techniques, with an emphasis on the integration of field observations and geospatial technology.
- 1982 – Ph.D., Geology, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Colo.
- 1978 – M.S., Geology, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Colo.
- 1975 – B.S., Geology, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas
Midwestern State University
- 2018-Present – Emeritus Associate Professor, Midwestern State University, Midland, Texas
- 2008-18 – Associate Professor, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, Texas
- 2006-08 – Executive Director, AmericaView Consortium, Carrollton, Ga.
- 1999-2008 – Associate Professor, University of West Georgia, Carrollton, Ga.
- 1999-2003 – Executive Director, The Geosat Committee, Carrollton, Ga.
- 1996-99 – Research Specialist, Outreach Coordinator, Pan American Center for Earth and Environmental Studies, University of Texas at El Paso
- 1994-99 – President, Sinotech Inc., Dallas
- 1992-96 – President, Eastward Oil Co., Dallas
- 1992-2015 – President, Aral Interpretation Services, Dallas
- 1989-92 – Senior Geologist, Hunt Overseas Oil Co., Dallas
- 1982-89 – Senior Research Specialist, Exxon Research Co., Houston
- 1979-82 – Geologist, U.S. Geological Survey Earthquake Tectonics and Risk Branch, Golden, Colo.
- 1976-78 – Geologist, U.S. Geological Survey Hydrology Research Laboratory, Denver