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College of Arts and Sciences

Faculty and Staff

James Kellogg

Title: Professor
Department: Earth Ocean and Environment
College of Arts and Sciences
Phone: 803 777-4501
Office: EWS, Room 203
Resources: School of the Earth, Ocean and Environment


  • Energy Resources
  • Geophysics & Seismology
  • Tectonics


Director of the Andean Geophysical Laboratory, at the University of South Carolina, and Editor-In-Chief of the Journal of South American Earth Sciences. My research interests include geodetic, gravity and tectonic studies of active margins and the Andean orogenic belt where I have worked for the last 30 years.