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Ian Carmichael: A Life in Geology, Teaching, Research, and Administration

Interviewee(s):
Carmichael, Ian
Interviewer(s):
Redman, Samuel
Rubens, Lisa
Title:
Ian Carmichael: A Life in Geology, Teaching, Research, and Administration
Abstract:
Ian S. E. Carmichael was a professor of earth and planetary science at the University of California, Berkeley, and an expert on volcanoes and the underground processes that shape them. Carmichael was the chair of the UC Berkeley Department of Geology and Geophysics from 1972-1976 and 1980-1982. He was associate dean for research in the Office of Provost for Research (1986-2000), associate dean for academic affairs in the Graduate Division (1985-2000), and acting director of the UC Botanical Garden (1997-1998). He was director of UC Berkeley’s Lawrence Hall of Science from 1996 to 2003.
Subject area(s):
Education and University of California
Natural Resources, Land Use, and the Environment
Interview date(s):
2007
Project:
Education and University of California - Individual Interviews
Rights:
Carmichael, Ian. "Ian Carmichael: A Life in Geology, Teaching, Research, and Administration." Interview by Samuel Redman and Lisa Rubens in 2007. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 2016.