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Lauren Holder
Lauren Holder
(979) 845-2451
(979) 845-6162
Halbouty 310

Department of Geology and Geophysics
Texas A&M University
3115 TAMU
College Station, Texas 77843-3115


 2011 - College of Charleston, Bachelors of Science


2016 - Student Research Week, 2nd Place Graduate Oral

2016 - Geology and Geophysics Student Research Symposium 2st Place PhD Research Oral

2014 - Outstanding Student Paper Award, American Geophysical Union

2014 - Geology and Geophysics Student Research Symposium 3rd Place PhD

2012 - Geology and Geophysics Student Research Symposium 1st Place PhD

2012 - NSF EAPSI Fellow at National Taiwan University

2012 - Hess Fellowship


Geology 101 Lab

Geology 101 Lecture

Lauren Holder

Graduate Student

Research Interests

Geoscience Education and Curriculum Development

  • Complex systems
  • Problem solving
  • Authentic learning environments
  • Integration of science and engineering practices

Selected Publications

Scherer, H., Holder, L.N., Herbert, B., 2017, Student Learning of Complex Earth Systems, Part I: Conceptual Frameworks of Earth Systems and Instructional Design, Journal of Geoscience Education

Malini, M., Campbell, M., Holder, L.N., Herbert, B.E., 2017, Engagement in Practice: Building service focused learning communities to develop adaptable solutions

Additional Information

Geology and Geophysics Graduate Student Council Officer

Advisor: Bruce Herbert

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