William (Bill) Garcia

• Senior Lecturer • Department Associate Chair
Cedar 31B
704-687-5982
Vertebrate Paleontology, Biogeography, Phylogenetics

Teaching and Research Interests

  • Phylogeny of Early Tetrapods
  • Carboniferous Biogeography
  • Vertebral Functional Morphology

Recent Publications

 

Allen, C., S. Brown, M. Eppes, B. Etherton, W. Garcia, D. Griffing, W. Martin, and M. Thomasson. 12th ed. (2017). Earth Science Physical Geography Lab Manual for ESCI 1101L. Blue Door Publishing. 95 p.

 

Garcia, W., D. Griffing, J. Diemer, and G. Bloomer.  (2017). Earth History Lab Manual  for Geology 1210 Laboratory 12th ed. Blue Door Publishing. 124 p.

Garcia, W., D. Griffing, A. Bobyarchick, J. Bender, J. Diemer, M. Eppes, R. Forsythe,  and G. Bloomer. (2017). Physical Geology Lab Manual for Geology 1200 Laboratory. 17th ed. Blue Door Publishing. 154 p.

Garcia, W., D. Griffing, J. Diemer, and G. Bloomer.  2016. Earth History Lab Manual for Geology 1210 Laboratory 12th ed.. Blue Door Publishing. 124 p.

Garcia, W., D. Griffing, A. Bobyarchick, J. Bender, J. Diemer, M. Eppes, R. Forsythe,  and G. Bloomer. 2016. Physical Geology Lab Manual for Geology 1200 Laboratory. 17th ed. Blue Door Publishing. 154 p.

Allen, C., S. Brown, M. Eppes, B. Etherton, W. Garcia, D. Griffing, W. Martin, and M.  Thomasson. 12th ed. 2016. Earth Science Physical Geography Lab Manual for ESCI 1101L. Blue Door Publishing. 95 p.

Greb S.F., Storrs G.W., Garcia W.J. & Eble C.F. 2015: Late Mississippian vertebrate palaeoecology and taphonomy, Buffalo Wallow Formation, western Kentucky, USA. Lethaia, DOI: 10.1111/let.12138.

Graves, W. and B. Gerney (in press) “Notes on the Inconsistency of Sub-County Scale Demographic Data: A Comparison of Five Data Vendors.” Papers in Applied Geography. 

Kalafsky, R., and W. Graves (in press). “Reevaluating the Position of Southern Exports on the Global Stage.” Southeastern Geographer.

Garcia, W., D. Griffing, J. Diemer, and G. Bloomer. 2014. Earth History Lab Manual for Geology 1210 Laboratory 10th ed.. Hayden McNeil. 124 p.

Garcia, W., D. Griffing, A. Bobyarchick, J. Bender, J. Diemer, M. Eppes, R. Forsythe, and G. Bloomer. 2013. Physical Geology Lab Manual for Geology 1200 Laboratory. 15th ed. Hayden McNeil. 154 p.

Hippensteel, S.P., Eastin, M.D., and Garcia, W.J., 2014, REPLY to comment on “The geological legacy of Hurricane Irene: Implications for the fidelity of the paleo-storm record”, GSA Today, v. 24, no. 4/5, p. e30, doi: 10.1130/GSATG209Y.1

Hippensteel, S.P., and Garcia, W.J., 2014, Micropaleontological evidence of prehistoric hurricane strikes from southeastern North Carolina, Journal of Coastal Research 30:1157-1172.

Hippensteel, S.P., and Garcia, W.J., 2014, Micropaleontological evidence of prehistoric hurricane strikes from southeastern North Carolina, Journal of Coastal Research, v. 30, n. 6, p. 1157 – 1172.

Hippensteel, S., Eastin, M., and Garcia, W. 2013. The geologic legacy of Hurricane Irene: Implications for the fidelity of the paleo-storm record. GSA Today, v. 23, n. 10, p. 4-10.

Hippensteel, S.P., and Garcia, W.J., (in press), Micropaleontological evidence of prehistoric hurricane strikes from southeastern North Carolina, Journal of Coastal Research

William Graves (2013). “Will Americans Continue to be Suburban Creatures?” UNC Charlotte Urban Institute Publication. July 18.

Garcia, W., D. Griffing, J. Diemer, and G. Bloomer. 2013. Earth History Lab Manual for Geology 1210 Laboratory. Hayden McNeil. 124 p.

Garcia, W., D. Griffing, A. Bobyarchick, J. Bender, J. Diemer, M. Eppes, R. Forsythe, and G. Bloomer. 2013. Physical Geology Lab Manual for Geology 1200 Laboratory. 14th ed. Hayden McNeil. 154 p.

Hippensteel, S. P. and W. J. Garcia. In press. Micropaleontological evidence of prehistoric hurricane strikes from southeastern North Carolina. Journal of Coastal Research.

Presentations
Garcia, W. J. (2017). A field-based method for teaching uniformitarian principles using trackway reconstruction. Geologic Society of American Annual Conference. Seattle, WA. Garcia, W. J. 2016. A field-based method for teaching uniformitarian principles using trackway reconstruction. 35th International Geological Congress. Garcia, W. J. 2015. The Lower Carboniferous North American Vertebrate Province:  Evidence From The Southern Illinois Basin. Southeastern GSA Section Meeting, Chattanooga, TN. Garcia, W. J. and T. Miller. 2014. Chondrichthyians from Hancock County, Kentucky (Mississippian: Namurian). GSA Abstracts with Program 46: 545. Garcia, W. J. and S. Gagne. Spring 2014 – Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Conference, UNCC Teaching the Equilibrium Theory of Island Biogeography and an on-campus field laboratory. Kofsky, J. and W. J. Garcia. 2012. Gyracanthid material from the Mississippian (Namurian) of Kentucky and the evolutionary relationships of Gyracanthidae. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs 44: 233