Tony Philpotts

Professor
igneous petrology
Phone: 
(413)
Education: 
Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge
Research Interests: 

Anthony R. Philpotts is Emeritus Professor of Geology and Geophysics at the University of Connecticut, a Visiting Fellow in the Department of Geology and Geophysics at Yale University, and Adjunct Professor in the Department of Geosciences at the University of Massachusetts. He received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. in geology from McGill University, Canada, and his Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge. He has taught igneous and metamorphic petrology courses at McGill University and the University of Connecticut for more than 40 years. His published books include Principles of Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology (2nd ed., 2009, Cambridge University Press) and Petrography of Igneous and Metamorphic Rocks (1989, 2003, Waveland Press).

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Department of Geosciences
627 North Pleasant Street
233 Morrill Science Center
University of Massachusetts
Amherst, MA 01003-9297

Phone: (413) 545-2286
Fax: (413) 545-1200