Cynthia Hall

Adjunct Instructor


College of Charleston   

M.Ed in Science and Math, 2013

University of California 

M.S. Geology, 1999

College of Charleston   

B.S. Geology, 1995

Research Interests

Science Education, specifically environmental education, Earth System Science and Climate Change

Courses Taught

GEOL 103 Environmental Geology

SMFT 540 Earth Science for Teachers

SMFT 697 Special Topics: Coastal and Marine Science for Teachers

Honors and Awards

NASA Team Award, ‘04

NASA Board Award, ‘04

Jet Propulsion Lab Section Outstanding Accomplishment Award, ‘02

Jet Propulsion Lab Notable Organizational Value-Added Award, ’00

Raytheon Team Award, ‘99


Hall, C., Runyon, C., and Humphreys, R. (2014) To Drill or Not to Drill? A Case Study in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, On The Cutting Edge Peer Reviewed Teaching Activities Collection. From

Humphreys, R., Runyon, C., Hall, C., Rhodes, E. (2012) Case Study: Zhouqu, China Landslide, On The Cutting Edge Exemplary Teaching Activities Collection.

Runyon, C., Hall, C., Joyner, E., Meyer, H., Daou, D., Hurd, D., Boyce, K., and Garver, K. (2012) Generating STEAM with Engaging Lunar Exploration Education / Public Outreach Activities. Presented at 2012 Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, Houston, Texas, 19-23 March.

Humphreys, R., Hall, C., Colgan, M., and Rhodes, E. (2010), Engaging Non-Science Majors Through Citizen Science Projects In Inquiry-Based Introductory Geoscience Laboratory Courses, ED51A-0503 presented at 2010 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 13-17 Dec.

Hall, C., Colgan, M., and Humphreys, R. (2010), Engaging Undergraduates in Methods of Communicating Global Climate Change, Abstract ED43A-0672 presented at 2010 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 13-17 Dec.

Hall, C., Kaufman, C., Humphreys, R. and Colgan, M. (2009), Earth System Science Education Modules, Eos Trans. AGU, 90(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract ED11B-07.

Humphreys, R., Hall, C., and Colgan, M. (2009), Challenging the Non-Science Majors with Inquiry-based Laboratory Environmental Geoscience Courses, Eos Trans. AGU, 90(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract ED23A-0550.

Hall, C. Beutel, E., Jaume, S., Levine, N., and Doyle, B. (2008), Scientists Engage South Carolina Community in Earthquake Education and Preparedness, Eos Trans. AGU, 89(53), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract ED51A-0545.

Hall, C. and Runyon, C.R. editors (2008) Space science is for everyone: Lessons from the field. Washington: National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Graphic Design:  Quintana Design Group, LLC. Project was funded by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Grant No. NCC5-607 to the College of Charleston.

Hall-Atkinson, C. and Smith L. (2001) Delineating Delta Ecozones using Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar Phase Coherence: Mackenzie Delta, NWT, Canada, Remote Sensing of Environment, 78 (3), 229-238.

Atkinson, C.H., deCharon, A., Sieracki, M., and Zeeman, S. Phytopia: Showcasing Tiny Ocean Life in a Multimedia Environment, Eos Trans. AGU, 82(47), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract ED11A-06, 2001.