Victoria Baeder Helmke

Office Hours: M/W 3-4; or by appointment
Office Phone: 610-436-2239
Office Location: Merion 204
Courses Taught:
Introductory Geology and Historical Geology

M.F.A. Dance, George Mason University
M.S. Geology, University of Iowa
B.A. Dance, University of Iowa
B.S. Geology, Minors in Biology and Dance, State University of New York, College at Geneseo

Professor Helmke enjoys teaching introductory geology at West Chester Univeristy. She previously taught geology courses at SUNY Geneseo, University of Iowa, and George Mason University. Past research has included radiolarians and depositional environments of chert in Zimapan Mexico, and extinction and community change of Montastraea corals in Puerto Rico across the Oligocene Miocene boundary. She has also worked as a research paleontologist and field guide at The Wyoming Dinosaur Center in Thermopolis, Wyoming.