Kevin Patrick Hefferan

Professor of Geology
Ph.D., Duke University, 1992


Earth materials; structural geology and tectonics.


Geologic mapping in deserts and mountain belts.


  1. Hefferan, K, and O’Brien, J, 2010, Earth Materials: Minerals & Rocks. Wiley-Blackwell Publishers, 588 p.
  2. Hefferan, K., Admou, H., Hilal, R., Karson, J., Saquaque, A., Samson, S., and Kornprobst, J., 2002, Proterozoic Blueschist-Bearing Melange in the Anti-Atlas Mountains, Morocco: Precambrian Research118, no. 3-4: 179-194.
  3. Hefferan, K., Heywood, N. and Ritter, M., 2002, Integrating Field Trips and Classroom Learning in a Capstone Undergraduate Research Experience. Journal of Geography 101, no. 5: 183-190.
  4. Hefferan, K., Admou, H., Karson, J., and Saquaque, A., 2000, Anti-Atlas (Morocco) Role in Neoproterozoic Western Gondwana Reconstruction. Precambrian Research 103: 89-96.
  5. Hefferan, K., Karson, J., and Saquaque, A., 1992, Proterozoic Collisional Basins in a Pan-African Suture Zone, Anti-Atlas Mountains, Morocco. Precambrian Research 54: 295-319.
  6. Saquaque, A., Admou, H., Karson, J., Hefferan, K., and Reuber, I., 1989, Precambrian Accretionary Tectonics in the Bou Azzer-El Graara Region, Anti-Atlas, Morocco. Geology17: 1107-1110.