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Teresa Mensing


Teresa Mensing

Professor Emeritus


(740) 725-6234

384C Morrill Hall (Marion Campus)

Areas of Expertise

  • Geochemistry


  • Ph.D. The Ohio State University 1987

Terri Mensing is a Professor in the School of Earth Sciences and a member of the Byrd Polar Research Center. She has been to Antarctica several times as part of NSF-sponsored expeditions to study the petrology, geochemistry, and isotope geology of Jurassic basalts and dolerites of the Ferrar Supergroup. The results of her Antarctic research have been published in several journals. Dr. Mensing has also coauthored two books: Isotopes, Principles and Applications and Introduction to Planetary Science; the Geological Perspective. She is currently working on a monograph about the geology of the Transantarctic Mountains. Her teaching responsibilities are on the Marion Campus where she specializes in using technology in the classroom. She is a recipient of the Alumni Award for Distinguished Teaching, The Ohio State University’s highest honor for teaching, and a member of OSU’s Academy of Teaching.

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