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Dan Morgan is an Associate Dean for the College of Arts and Science, and a Principal Senior Lecturer in the Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences. Primarily, Dean Morgan studies the landscapes that glaciers create to determine the timing of past ice ages and learn how climate has changed in Earth’s past. His research program involves field work in mountainous areas such as the Sierra Nevada, Andes, Himalayas, Iceland, Southern Alps, and Transantarctic Mountains. Originally from Portland, OR, Dean Morgan earned his Ph.D. in Geological Sciences from the University of Washington, Seattle, and his B.A. from Pomona College in Claremont, CA where he and his wife, Torrey, lived on the same hall their first year. Dean Morgan resides in Memorial with Torrey and their two sons, Grayden and Hal.