Daniel Horns is the Associate Dean of the College of Science & Health and a Professor of Earth Science at Utah Valley University.
In his administrative role, Dr. Horns focusses on efforts to attract students to the sciences, and on development of programs to enhance the education of students in the sciences at UVU. This work includes helping to create and manage summer programs that help grade-school students prepare for success in university STEM degree programs, conducting STEM outreach throughout Utah, and developing programs that help UVU faculty maximize their teaching effectivenss.
Dr. Horns' geology work focusses on the study of geologic hazards. In recent years he has been involved in paleoseismic studies of the Wasatch fault and the San Andreas fault, studies of landslide hazards along the Wasatch front of Utah, and a study of tsunami hazards along the south coast of Java, Indonesia.
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