Faculty & Staff

Lyndon Atmospheric Science Department Faculty & StaffOur faculty serve dual roles as rigorous researchers and professional teachers. Faculty research has been published in peer-reviewed journals such as Monthly Weather Review and International Journal of Climatology.

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Jason Shafer
Professor of Atmospheric Sciences Director, Vermont Institute of Applied Meteorology

Education
B.S. Meteorology – Plymouth State College (2000)
M.S. Meteorology – University of Utah (2002)
Ph.D. Meteorology – University of Utah (2005)

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Janel Hanrahan
Associate Professor of Atmospheric Sciences Chair, Department of Atmospheric Sciences | Director, The Climate Consensus

Education
B.A. – Mathematics, Alverno College (2005)
M.S. – Mathematics, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (2008)
Ph.D. – Mathematics, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (2010)

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Aaron (Ari) Preston
Visiting Assistant Professor of Atmospheric Sciences

Education
B.S.E – Meteorology, University of Michigan
M.S. – Meteorology, Florida State University
Ph.D. – Meteorology, Florida State University

 

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George Loriot
Adjunct Professor of Atmospheric Sciences

Education
B.S.M.E. – NJ Institute of Technology, Newark, NJ
Ph.D. – Physics, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

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David Siuta
Research Scientist

Education
B.S. Earth System Science – University of Wyoming (2011)
M.S. Atmospheric Science – University of Wyoming (2013)
Ph.D. Atmospheric Science – University of British Columbia (2017)

 

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Jason Kaiser
Data Systems Administrator

Education
B.Sc. – Meteorology, Plymouth State University (2010)
M.S. – Applied Meteorology, Plymouth State University (2013)