Biology, Chemistry, Geology, and Physics faculty are members of the Environmental Science program who contribute their teaching and research expertise to provide students a comprehensive, broad-based science education. The faculty furnishes the student the tools and skills to apply an interdisciplinary approach toward planning, assessment, and management of our natural resources. Students gain an appreciation of the need for cooperative efforts across science disciplines and the need to integrate their knowledge to study and understand the complex nature of our environment.
Dr. Mike Maguigan
Ph.D. Earth and Atmospheric Science, Mississippi State University
M.A. Geography, University of Arkansas
B.A. Geography, Virginia Tech
Dr. Maguigan's research interests lie mainly in complex physical interactions among soil, water, and vegetation, especially in mountain environments. Specifically, he is interested in natural hazards like landslides and system interactions that promote growth in wetland environments. In San Antonio, Dr. Maguigan is interested in the San Antonio River, especially in terms of water quality and land use surrounding the river.
Dr. William F. Thomann, Professor Emeritus
Bryn Mawr College
University of Texas at El Paso
Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology, Environmental Geology, Ground Water Geology
(updated as of 12/17/2016)
Meteorology faculty contribute their teaching and research expertise to provide students a comprehensive, broad-based science education. The faculty furnishes the student the tools and skills to apply an interdisciplinary approach theory and applications in Meteorology and Broadcast Meteorology. Students gain an appreciation of the need for cooperative efforts across science disciplines and the need to integrate their knowledge to study and understand the complex nature of Earth's atmosphere.
Gerald J. Mulvey
Ph.D. in Atmospheric Science, Colorado State University
M.S. in Atmospheric Science, State University of New York at Albany
B.S. in Physics, York College;
American Meteorological Society Certified Consulting Meteorologist
Dr. Mulvey’s research interests are in applied cloud and precipitation physics, applied climatology, weather forecasting, and historical weather reconstruction. He is current interests are rain erosion of adobe brick and soils, precipitation and stream flow measurement, and aviation meteorology.
Kristina De Leon is the morning reporter on News 4 San Antonio Today. A true South Texas native, Kristina De Leon was born in San Antonio. After graduating from MacArthur High School, she earned a Masters degree in Communication and double majored in Psychology and Sociology from the University Of The Incarnate Word. Kristina spent nearly five years as the morning show anchor/reporter for KIII-TV in Corpus Christi, Texas. During that period, she stood on the front lines of three major hurricanes. Before moving back home to San Antonio, Kristina spent a year in the Valley at KGBT-TV as a reporter, producer, and anchor.
(Last update: 11/02/2016)