Principal Scientist and Founding Executive Director, William Shilts

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Experience

Present Positions
Principal Scientist and Founding Executive Director, Prairie Research Institute, (originally the Institute of Natural Resource Sustainability), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Adjunct Professor, Department of Geology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Adjunct Professor, Department of Geology/Geography, Illinois State University, Normal
Adjunct Professor, University of Quebec at Montreal, Canada

Relevant Experience

Illinois State Geological Survey
Chief 1995-2008

Geological Survey of Canada
Head, Environmental Geochemistry Section, Applied Geochemistry Subdivision, Mineral Resources Division, 1992–1995
Senior Quaternary Scientist, 1987–1992
Head, Sedimentology Research Group, 1986–1987
Head, Sedimentology and Mineral Tracing Section, Terrain Sciences Division, 1973–1986
Research Scientist, Terrain Sciences Division, 1970–1973
Field Officer; summers 1965, 1967, 1968, 1969
National Research Council (Canada) — Postdoctoral Fellowship, 1969–1970

Vermont Geological Survey
summers 1964, 1966

Teaching Experience

University of Illinois
Geomorphology Lecture Series (1999)
Environmental Problems in Glaciated Terrain (1996)

Carleton University
Glacial Sedimentology (1994)

Ottawa-Carleton Geoscience Centre (1983–1995)
Glacial Sedimentology
Applied Glacial Geology

University of Montréal
Glacial Geology (1993)
Glacial Sedimentology (1989–1995)
Applied Glacial Geology (1989–1995)

Syracuse University
Geomorphology (1968–1969)


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