John Williams


Photo of John Williams

Professor Emeritus: Engineering Geology

Geology Department Chairman (August 1982 - June 2006)

Phone: N/A
Office: DH 307


Dr. Williams completed the faculty early retirement program in Fall of 2010. He is no longer accepting graduate students.



  • Ph.D. 1970, Stanford University

Research Interests

  • Ongoing research involves detection of slope instabilities, mechanics of landslide movement, seismically induced ground failures, effective land use planning, and issues of ethics in geosciences.