Prof. RICHARD D. LITTLE
6 Grand View Lane, Easthampton, MA 01027-1075
phone (413) 527-8536
Professor Emeritus, Greenfield Community College, 1 College Drive, Greenfield, MA 01301
Inducted into the Massachusetts Science Educator Hall of Fame, May 2004
B.A. Clark University, Worcester, MA, 1966
M.A. University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 1972
thesis: "Marine Terraces Along the Makran Coast of Iran and West Pakistan" This involved several weeks of field work along this remote Indian Ocean coast.
Sept. 1, 1969 – Dec. 31, 2003: Greenfield Community College, with continuing adjunct assignments.
Other educational positions:
1979 - 1997: adjunct instructor, Antioch New England Graduate School, Keene
1985 - 1996: Elderhostel geology course instructor, Deerfield Academy
1999, 2001: adjunct instructor, UMass Grad. Sch., “Geology for Teachers” 3 cr. course.
2010 - 2011, Geology Instructor, Deerfield Academy
Plus many other presentations, short courses and workshops for teachers, and others.
Business: Earth View LLC, a geology education products and services company featuring books, videos and tours. See http://earthview.rocks for more information. (in business since 1981)
1991 – 1992, 1997 – 1999, 2000-2001: President, National Association of Geoscience Teachers,
New England Section; plus other NAGT-NE leadership duties to present.
1990 - 1996 Chairman of the Franklin County Solid Waste Management District, a 20-town cooperative dealing with local waste disposal issues.
1990 - present Vice President and past president of the Pioneer valley Institute, a multidisciplinary educational service organization focusing on the rich history and culture of the Pioneer Valley.
Since 2004 I have taught numerous courses at Greenfield and Holyoke Community Colleges as well as at Deerfield Academy (2010-2011)
· Exploring Franklin County, 2020, a 200 page guide to “the best place in the world to study geology. Earth View LLC.
Earth View LLC
Geology Education Products and Services
C/O Prof. Richard D. Little
6 Grand View Lane
Easthampton, MA 01027-1075
Phone (413) 527-8536