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Kyle Dittmer

Kyle Dittmer

Department of Science, Religion and Interdisciplinary Studies


MS, Geology-College Instruction, Eastern Washington University
BS, Meteorology, United States Department of Agriculture-Grad School
BS, Oceanography, University of Washington
BS, Geological Sciences, University of Washington

Classes Taught

Portland Rocks! Exploring the Geology Under Our Feet


Kyle has traveled all over the world on geological and climate change projects. He is currently conducting climate change impact work from the Iceland volcanic eruption of 2010. That same year, he traveled to Wuppertal, Germany, to discover the latest climate change research by their scientists. In 2006, Kyle traveled to Copenhagen to initiate collaboration with scientists at the Danish Climate Center to study climate change in Greenland.

Professional Activities

Hydrologist-Meteorologist, Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission
Meteorology Instructor, Portland Community College, Southeast Center

Professional Associations

American Indian Science and Engineering Society
American Institute of Hydrology
American Meteorological Society, President, Oregon Chapter (2005-09)
American Water Resource Association
National Speleological Society

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Rhea Wolf and Susan Carter Present at National Conference

Rhea Wolf and Dr. Susan Carter, Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies program, presented at the annual conference for The Association for the Study of Women and Mythology in April 2015.

Students, Alumni, Faculty Present at PNW-AAR/SBL Meeting

Students, alumni and faculty from the interdisciplinary and religious studies programs presented at the annual meeting for the Pacific Northwest region's American Academy of Religion/Society of Biblical Literature, held on the Marylhurst campus in March 2015.


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