Douglas Reusch

Doug Reusch - Nat Sci
Title Professor of Geology
Telephone 207.778.7463

Dr. Douglas Reusch, Professor of Geology, is interested in the origins and significance of mountains, notably the New England Appalachians; how tectonic processes affect carbon cycling and Earth’s climate; and sustainability, especially the emerging work on negative emissions. He has participated in Antarctic research, Ocean Drilling Leg 183 to the southern Indian Ocean, and mapping projects in coastal Maine, west-central Maine and Newfoundland. At UMF, Dr. Reusch teaches Environmental Geoscience, Oceans: Ancient and Modern, Structural Geology and Tectonics, Geochemistry, and Geology of Newfoundland (travel course). He has also engaged UMF students in award-winning geologic research, including mapping of the nearby spectacular Bald Mountain and Saddleback Wind field sites.


  • 1999 PhD University of Maine
  • 1983 MSc Memorial University of Newfoundland
  • 1976 BA Middlebury College