Department News


EPS students and faculty release statement and action plan opposing anti-Black racism

We, the members of the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, vehemently oppose our society’s systemic oppression of and violence against Black people. From the roots of slavery to the mass incarceration and police brutality that continue to this day, the history of the United States is steeped in the suppression of Black lives and […]

Teaching Faculty in Environmental Science

Position Description:The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Johns Hopkins University invites applications for a Teaching Faculty position in Environmental Science. This position includes leadership of and teaching duties in the department’s Environmental Science and Studies (ENVS) undergraduate program ( Strong candidates will have interest and experience in teaching relevant science-oriented courses with field- […]

Dimitri Sverjensky named AGU Fellow

Congratulations to Professor Dimitri Sverjensky in being named a 2021 AGU Fellow! AGU Fellows have made outstanding achievements and contributions by pushing the frontiers of our science forward. More information on the 2021 AGU Fellows can be found here:

Prof. Kevin Lewis receives tenure

The Morton K. Blaustein Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences congratulates our colleague Kevin Lewis, whose promotion to Associate Professor with tenure was approved by the Board of Trustees on June 28, 2021. Prof. Lewis’s research focuses on the history of Mars. Extensive geological evidence that Mars could have had flowing liquid water in the […]