Dr. Thomas W. Kammer
Professor Emeritus of Geology

Specialization: Paleozoic Invertebrate Paleontology and Mississippian Stratigraphy

(I am no longer accepting new Graduate students.)

Tom Kammer holding crinoid fossil

B.S. Geology, Kent State University, 1975
M.S. Geology,
Indiana University, 1978

Exploration Geologist, Shell Oil Co. Logo1978-1980

Ph.D. Geology, Indiana University, 1982

EMAIL Address: tkammer"at"wvu.edu

Phone Number: 304-293-9663






Evolution and paleoecology of Paleozoic crinoids, plus all aspects of stratigraphy of Mississippian-age marine rocks.


Google Scholar Profile

 Mississippian Crinoids

Student Research- Past and Present Projects


Courses Previously Taught

Geology Field Camp

Professional Associations

Research Associate, Department of Paleobiology, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.

Research Associate, Department of Invertebrate Paleontology, Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Pittsburgh

The Paleontological Society TREASURER, 1996 - 2002

The Palaeontological Association

Geological Society of America, Honorary Fellow

Paleontological Research Institute

Society for Sedimentary Geology (SEPM)


Updated: June 1, 2017