Carolyn Riess

Post-Secondary Education

University of Texas El Paso
Master of Science
Geological Sciences


The University of Texas at El Paso

Master of Science, Geology

Baylor University

Bachelor of Music Education, Flute Performance

Teaching Experience

2002 - Present

Austin Community College, Adjunct Professor

Earth & Environmental Science   

Courses Taught: Physical Geology, Historical Geology,
Environmental Geology, Environmental Geology Laboratory,
Environmental Oceanography, Introduction to Environmental Science, 
Introduction to Oceanography, Natural Hazards & Disasters


Professional Experience

Exploration Geophysicist; Production Geologist                
[Exxon]Mobil Exploration & Producing, Inc.      

Director of Career Services, Jackson School of Geosciences
The University of Texas at Austin                                                    
Professional Geoscientist, Rosengarten, Smith and Associates, Inc.

Environmental Consultant, Wilson Environmental Management, Inc.  

Computer Mapping Specialist, Zycor, Inc. [Landmark Graphics]                                                                                                                                         

Professional Publications

Thermal Maturation of Cretaceous Petroleum Source Rocks, Presidio County, Texas

Published: January 18, 2022