Associate Professor of Geology
Dr. Nigel Brush, professor of geology, joined the Ashland University faculty in 2000. His areas of research include geoarchaeology, dendrochronology and millennial-scale climate change events. He is a co-director of the Ashland/Wooster/Columbus Archaeological & Geological Consortium and former curator and co-founder of the Killbuck Valley Natural History Museum. Dr. Brush has a B.S. in English Bible from the Cincinnati Bible College, a B.A. in anthropology from The Ohio State University, an M.A. in archaeological method and theory from the University of Southampton in England, a Ph.D. in anthropology from the University of California at Los Angeles and post-doctoral work in geology at The Ohio State University and the University of Akron.