L. Sedlock is an Associate Professor of Geology in the Department
of Geology at San Josť State University, where he has been a faculty
member since 1992. Dr. Sedlock hails from Cleveland, Ohio (returning
only for weddings and funerals), and received a bachelor's degree from
Northwestern University, a Master's from UC-Santa Barbara, and a Ph.D.
from Stanford. He and Dr. Ellen Metzger co-direct the Bay Area Earth
Science Institute (BAESI), a teacher enhancement program (www.baesi.org)
that offers year-round workshops for regular academic credit on a variety
of standards-based topics. Dr. Sedlock's research focuses on (1) the
Mesozoic geology of western Baja California (blueschists and ophiolites),
and (2) active faulting in the Bay Area. He teaches courses in structural
geology, field geology (including summer field camp in Baja), earthquakes
and volcanoes, and integrated earth sciences.