Name: Steppen  Murphy
Department: Science Division
Title: Discipline Chair, Geology
Office Location:
Learning Res Center, 433
Central Campus
Phone Number: (704) 330-6272
Fax Number: (704) 330-6011
Email Address:
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GEL 111 Introductory Geology (Traditional & Online)
GEL 120 Physical Geology (Traditional & Online)
GEL 220 Marine Geology
GEL 230 Environmental Geology

Office Hours (Fall 2014)
Monday and Wednesday 9:45-11:15am (First 15 Minutes of Office Hours Held in the Elizabeth Building Room 4102)
Friday 7:30-8:30am and 10:30-11:30am
Learning Resources Center Room 433 Central Campus

If you cannot make these times please set up an appointment with me or stop by my office to try to catch me. I am more than willing to work around your schedule if my schedule permits. I am interested in your questions and comments and encourage you to see me outside of class.

Class Schedule (Fall 2014)
Monday and Wednesday 8:30-9:45am and 12:30-2:45pm
Tuesday and Thursday Online Classes
Friday 8:30-10:20
All Classes Located in the Elizabeth Building Room 4102

Course Preparation, Development and Research 12 Hours/Week
Educational Background:
B.S. Zoology
University of Wisconsin at Madison

M.S. Geology
Southern Illinois University at Carbondale

PhD Candidate Geology
University of South Carolina
Educational Experience:
Instructor (Discipline Chair)
Science Department
Central Piedmont Community College
Classes: Introductory Geology, Physical Geology, Marine Geology and Environmental Geology

Earth and Environmental Sciences
Furman University
Classes: Earth Systems, Environmental Science, Oceanography and Process Geomorphology

Department of Geological Sciences
University of South Carolina
Classes: Earth and the Environment
Murphy, S. and Voulgaris, G. 2006.  Identifying the role of tides, rainfall and seasonality in marsh sedimentation using long-term suspended sediment concentration data. Marine Geology, 227, p.31-50.
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