Dr. Lauren H. Waterworth

Lauren Waterworth graduated from the Appalachian State Geology Department in 2001. Lauren has a Master's Degree from Texas A&M University where she studied active mountain-building processes in Taiwan, and a Juris Doctorate from Tulane University Law School with a Certificate in Environmental Law. She focuses on Clean Water Act enforcement issues in the Southern Appalachians. Lauren joined the faculty of Appalachian State University in January of 2011.


  • B.S. Appalachian State University
  • M.S. Texas A&M University
  • J.D. Tulane University Law School

Courses Taught

  • GES 1102 - Introduction to Historical Geology
  • GES 3110 - Environmental Regulation and Enforcement
  • GES 3703 - Issues in Environmental Geology
Title: Senior Lecturer: Environmental Law, (she/her/hers)
Department: Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-4980