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Emeritus: Davis Young


  • Hometown: Abington, Pennsylvania
  • Received B.S.E. at Princeton University, 1962
  • Received M.S. at Pennsylvania State University, 1965
  • Acquired Ph.D. at Brown University, 1969
  • Began teaching at New York University (1968-1973)
  • Switched to University of North Carolina at Wilmington (1973-1978)
  • Started teaching at Calvin in 1978
  • Retired in Tuscan, AZ, in 2004
  • Returned to Grand Rapids in 2014
  • Co-author of 10 books on the history of geology and the relationship between christian faith and geology
  • Hobbies include birding (life list of 1000 species), and listening to music by Gustav Mahler and Anton Bruckner


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