Richard Owen Alumni Award Lecture

Past Owen Award Recipients

The Richard Owen Alumni Award is an annual award given by the Department of Geological Science to an alumnus who has distinguished her or himself in a professional career since graduating from Indiana University.

Below is a list of recipients from 1985 - 2019, with several of them highlighted with short biographies, their talk titles and abstracts, and their images.

2019-2000

2019 Katherine Freeman (PhD 1991)
2017 Jeff Oslund (MS 1976)
2014 Stephan Graham (BA 1971)
2010 Wayne Bundy
2009 David DesMarais (MS 1972)
2008 Mark Leonard (MS 1979)
2006 Stephen Wells (BS 1971)
2005 Tom Schull (M.A. 1966)
2004 Priscilla P. Nelson (M.S. 1976)
2003 Roger Cuffey (Ph.D. 1966)
2002 John Bubb (Ph.D. 1963)
2001 William I. Ausich (M.A., Ph.D. 1976)
2000 George M. Nevers (M.A., 1957)

1999-1990

1999 Gerald Johnson (B.S., M.A., Ph.D. 1965)
1998 Carl Smith (M.A. 1969)
1997 Lawrence Taylor (B.S., M.A. 1961)
1997 Malcolm Boyce (M.A., 1956)
1995 Michael Mound (M.A., Ph.D. 1963)
1994 Alan Horowitz (Ph.D. 1957)
1993 Ralph Hunter (B.A. 1957)
1992 Charles Wier (M.A., Ph.D. 1955)
1991 Larry Woodfork (B.S., M.A. 1965)
1990 Robert Frey (M.A., Ph.D. 1969)

1989-1986

1989 Ronald Perkins (M.A., Ph.D. 1962)
1989 Daniel Tudor (B.S., M.A., Ph.D. 1972)
1988 Robert Boyer (M.A. 1952)
1988 George Erickson (M.A. 1949)
1986 Paul Proctor (Ph.D. 1949)
1986 Frank Kottlowski (B.A., M.A., Ph.D. 1951)

1985

1985 John B. Patton (M.A., Ph.D. 1954)
1985 Marion M. Fidlar (B.A., M.A., Ph.D. 1942)
1985 William Thornbury (B.A., Ph.D. 1936)
1985 S. Ross Taylor (Ph. D. 1954)
1985 Robert R. Shrock (B.A., M.A., Ph.D. 1928)