Donald Steeples

McGee Distinguished Professor
Primary office:
785-864-2730
9 Lindley Hall


Don Steeples, McGee Distinguished Professor of Applied Geophysics, specializes in near-surface, high resolution seismic reflection research. His practical experience in several countries and across the U.S. has led to his recognition as a world expert in this field. He has published widely on near-surface geophysics and earthquake seismology.




Internationally recognized programs
Millions in grants and contracts for research
Generous financial support for students
Research projects that stretch to Antarctica, Greenland, and numerous points in between
Birthplace and home of Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology
A thriving field program that sends undergraduate and graduate students throughout the world
Industry recruiters who visit annually to hire KU Geology's graduating students
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