Candace L. Kairies-Beatty has a B.S. in Environmental Science (Westminster College), a M.S. in Environmental Science and Management (Duquesne University), and a Ph.D. in Geology (University of Pittsburgh). She joined the Geoscience Department at WSU in 2007 and is currently an associate professor.
Her area of expertise is in environmental geochemistry, specifically the treatment of acid mine drainage. “I’m interested in sustainability because it is the most practical way to address many of the challenges we will face in this century, including responsibly using our natural resources, meeting the needs of our ever-growing population and protecting the environment for future generations.”
Courses taught in minor: GEOS 325 Environmental Geoscience GEOS and 443 Global Water Resources.