Glazner, Allen F.

Allen Glazner ( grew up in California and earned a B.A. at Pomona College and a Ph.D. at UCLA, both in geology. His research career has focused on volcanism, granites, and plate tectonics of the American Southwest. In 1993 he and Bob Sharp started the Geology Underfoot series, where writing for the public combines his love of science and photography with his interests in journalism and public outreach. Allen retired in 2019 from a 38-year career at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he is now Distinguished Professor Emeritus, but he continues research in California.