University of Southern Indiana

Tony Maria

Tony Maria

Professor of Geology
Geology and Physics Department

Science Center - 2214


  • Petrology and geochemistry of magmas, with particular interest in the origins of ultramafic intrusions in the Midwest.
  • Origins of explosive volcanism, and generation/transport/deposition of volcaniclastics.
  • Quantitative shape analysis and application to volcanic particles.



  • PhD. Geological Oceanography, University of Rhode Island, Graduate School of Oceanography, major advisor: Dr. Steven N. Carey, 2000
  • MS. Geology, University of Rhode Island, major advisor: Dr. O. Don Hermes, 1990
  • BA. Geology, Dartmouth College, 1984

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