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Dr. Gary Solar is a professor of geosciences whose research focuses on Appalachian tectonic history, with a specialty in Maine, New Hampshire, and Connecticut rocks. He has served Buffalo State University as department chair from 2006-2015, and 2020 to present. He has served the geological community as Chair of the Northeastern Section of the Geological Society of America, and as President of the New York State Geological Association


  • –present
    Professor of Geosciences, Buffalo State University