James MacDonald, Ph.D.: August 2017 FGCU Author Series Nominee

Congratulations to Dr. James MacDonald, our 46th honoree in the FGCU Author Series of recently published books authored or edited by FGCU faculty and staff. Dr. MacDonald’s book, Late Jurassic Margin of Laurasia: A Record of Faulting Accommodating Plate Rotation, will be featured on the Library website during the month of August and displayed on a poster on the first floor of Library West in the FGCU Authors and New Books area.

Jamie MacDonald is an Associate Professor of Geology within the Department of Marine and Ecological Sciences. He received his Ph.D. in Geology from the University at Albany in 2006 and a B.S. in Environmental Geology from SUNY New Paltz in 1998. Dr. MacDonald’s research interests include ophiolites, petrology, tectonics, and Earth Science education.

Each month a recent book authored by FGCU staff or faculty is selected and placed on display with an accompanying poster on the first floor of Library West in the FGCU Authors and New Books area. The author and book are also featured on the Library’s website, news blog, and Facebook page. FGCU faculty and staff are encouraged to notify the relevant subject specialist librarian if they publish a book.