Chuck Bailey

Chuck Bailey
  • Professor, Geology

About Chuck Bailey

I am a professor of Geology at the College, where I teach courses such as the Earth’s Environmental Systems, Weather & Climate, Field Methods, and Earth Structure & Dynamics. My research focuses on structural geology and tectonics, this work takes me (and my students) from the Blue Ridge Mountains in Virginia to the low deserts in southern Arizona and many places in between. I am a 1989 graduate of the College where I doubled majored in Biology and Geology.

For more information about the W&M structure and tectonics group visit my personal website.

Posts by Chuck Bailey

A Frenzy of Fall Field Trips 4: Spy Rock

Once again, the 2019 Geological Field Methods class was on the move this past weekend. We were on a mission to collect a suite

A Frenzy of Fall Field Trips 3: Going to the South Side

Moby, the American musician with a wide-ranging and stylishly downtempo sound, released an exceptional album entitled Play in 1999. My favorite song is South

A Frenzy of Fall Field Trips 2: Flowing Low and Flying High

Earlier this summer I reported on the Gladstone Gladiators’ ‘games’ on and over the James River, all part of our research campaign to decipher

A Frenzy of Fall Field Trips 1: The Rockfish River Watershed

Note: this is the first installment in what will be a frenzy of posts about recent fall field trips in the William & Mary Geology

Gladiator Games over the James

The Gladstone Gladiators have spent the past two months dividing their time between geological field research in central Virginia and lab research in the

The Gladstone Gladiators

The summer research season has arrived at William & Mary. This year, I’m starting a new project in central Virginia with a team of

Neoacadian Poets in the Blue Ridge

Every spring my Earth Structure & Dynamics class visits the Appalachian Mountains on our weekend field trip. The goals of the trip are twofold:

On the Road Again

Last week much of the William & Mary Geology department hit the road again en route to the Geological Society of America’s Southeastern Section

Geologists Siege Yorktown

Yorktown’s most famous siege took place in 1781, when American and French troops surrounded General Cornwallis and the British forces. Ultimately, the British capitulated