Dr. Scott T. Marshall

Dr. Marshall is a geophysicist who works on problems in structural geology and neotectonics. Dr. Marshall's dissertation modeled the mechanics of faults in the greater Los Angeles area. He has also studied similar processes in the Ventura Basin, in southeastern Nevada and on Europa. He is an accomplished mathematical modeler of geologic processes and builds his own computers. Dr. Marshall joined the faculty of Appalachian State University in August, 2008 and was named one of Appalachian's Faculty of Distinction in 2016.  He is a co-leader of the Land of Fire and Ice GLY 1103 trip to Iceland.


  • B.S. Wright State University
  • M.S. University of Idaho
  • Ph.D. University of Massachusetts

Courses Taught

  • GLY 1101 - Introduction to Physical Geology
  • GLY/PHY 3160 - Introduction to Geophysics (cross-listed with Physics)
  • GLY/ENV 3455 - Quantitative Data Analysis of Earth and Environmental Scientists (cross-listed with Environmental Science)
  • GLY 1103 - Introduction to Environmental and Applied Geology (Iceland Summer Course - Land of Fire and Ice)


Title: Professor: Geophysics, Satellite Geodesy, and Fracture Mechanics
Department: Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 265-8680