Lebold, Joseph G.

Joseph Lebold earned a BS in geology from West Virginia University in 1994. After completing his master’s degree in paleontology at Ohio State University on ancient reef communities, he returned to WVU in 2001 to complete a doctoral dissertation on the marine invertebrate fossils that are found among the vast sequence of sedimentary rocks containing West Virginia’s coal reserves. Since 2009, Joe has taught geology at WVU, including a popular course on the geology of West Virginia.