Dr. Nigel Brush

Dr. Nigel Brush

Professor
Building: 
Kettering Science Building
Office Number: 
421
Phone: 
419.289.5271

Bio

Dr. Nigel Brush, professor of geology, joined the Ashland University faculty in 2000. His areas of research include geoarchaeology, dendrochronology and millennial-scale climate change events. He is a co-director of the Ashland/Wooster/Columbus Archaeological & Geological Consortium and former curator and co-founder of the Killbuck Valley Natural History Museum. Dr. Brush has a B.S. in English Bible from the Cincinnati Bible College, a B.A. in anthropology from The Ohio State University, an M.A. in archaeological method and theory from the University of Southampton in England, a Ph.D. in anthropology from the University of California at Los Angeles and post-doctoral work in geology at The Ohio State University and the University of Akron.

Education

B.S., English Bible, Cincinnati Bible College
B.A., Anthropology, The Ohio State University
M.A., Archaeological Method and Theory , U of Southampton
Ph.D., Anthropology, UCLA
Post-doctoral Work, Geology, The Ohio State University
Post-doctoral Work, Geology, Akron University

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