Dr. Daniel Holm is Professor and Chair of Geology at Kent State University. He has degrees in Geology from the University of Rochester, the University of Minnesota-Duluth, and Harvard University. He teaches courses in Structural Geology and Tectonics and his research focuses on the formation and growth of the North American continent. In addition to North America, he has done field research in New Zealand, central Europe, and northeast Africa. Dr. Holm is a two-time Fulbright Scholar, a recipient of an NSF-CAREER Award, a Geological Society of America Fellow, and past President of the Phi Beta Kappa chapter at KSU. He is the author of over fifty research publications and has been recognized for excellence in teaching.
Research interests include:
- Structural Geology and continental Tectonics
- Proterozoic tectonic evolution of the southern Lake Superior region
- Exhumation of high-pressure rocks in the Sudetes, southern Poland and Czech Republic
- Application of AMS and structural analysis on igneous and high-grade metamorphic rocks (Utah, Montana, and Poland)