Gregory C. Finn, PhD PGeo
Associate Professor, Vice Provost & Associate Vice-President Academic
Precambrian geologist by training, now working in administration, outreach activities and science education.
- 2007–present: Vice Provost and Associate Vice-President Academic
- 2003 to 2007: Associate Dean, Faculty of Mathematics and Science
- 1996–2002: Chair, Department of Earth Sciences
- 1995–present: Associate Professor, Department of Earth Sciences
- 1989–1995: Assistant Professor, Department of Earth Sciences
- 1986–1989: Lecturer, Department of Geological Sciences
- P.Geo. – Association of Professional Geoscientists of Ontario
- Ph.D. – Memorial University of Newfoundland
- M.Sc. – The University of Western Ontario
- B.Sc. (Honours) – Queen’s University
- ERSC 2P17 – Earth Science Methods
- ERSC 2P22 – Optical Mineralogy
- ERSC 3P21 – Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology
- ERSC 3P99 – Field Camp – Solid Earth
- Finn, G.C., 2005. Lessons learned from visits to Grade 4 classrooms. Geological Association of Canada/Mineralogical Association of Canada, Annual Meeting, Halifax, Nova Scotia.
- Finn, G.C., 2003. Rock 'n' Mineral Treasures. Earth and Space Week at the Ontario Science Centre, Toronto, Ontario. October 22, 2003.
- Finn, G.C., 2003. Minerals in Your Life. Science Teachers’ Association of Ontario Annual Conference STAO ’03, Toronto Ontario.
- Finn, G.C., 2001.Structure of the Earth: Seismicity and Plate Tectonics. Science Teachers’ Association of Ontario Annual Conference STAO ’01, Toronto Ontario
- Councillor, Geological Association of Canada. May 2005 to present
- Chair, Science Program Committee, Geological Association of Canada, May 2005 to present
- Member, Executive Committee, Geological Association of Canada, May 2005 to present
- Ontario Representative, Canadian Geoscience Standard Board, July 2004 to present
- Councillor-at-Large, Association of Professional Geoscientists of Ontario, Elected to one year term ending June 3 2004
- Councillor, Transitional Council of the Association of Professional Geoscientists of Ontario (August 2000 to May 2003) Appointed by Honorable Tim Hudak, Minister of Northern Development and Mines
- President, Science Teachers Association of Ontario (STAO), 2000-2001
- Past-President, STAO (September 2001 to present)
- Treasurer, STAO, (January 2004 to present)
Conferences, symposia and workshops
- Technical Program Chair, St. Catharines 2004, GAC-MAC Joint Annual Meeting, May 12-14, 2004
Promotion of all aspects of science, in general, and earth science, in particular, through classroom visits, and working with elementary and secondary school teachers, curriculum developers.