Daniel L. Vaughn

Department Chairperson



Department of Geoscience, Agriculture, and Horticulture





Vincennes Campus

Dan Vaughn, Associate Professor, is the Chairperson of the Geoscience, Agriculture, and Horticulture Department.  He began working with VU in the Fall of 2007.  He earned a Bachelor’s of Arts in Geology and Natural Resource Studies at the University of Hawaii Hilo, Master’s in Environmental Studies, Graduate Certificate in Environment Risk Assessment at the University of Illinois- Springfield, ABD in Environmental Organic Geochemistry from the Southern Illinois University of Carbondale.  Dan teaches Physical Geology, Historical Geology, Environmental Science, Principles of Conservation, General Astronomy, and Oceanography.  The majors he advises are Natural Resources and Environmental Science, Forestry and Conservation, and Geoscience (formerly Geology and Geography). 

When I'm Not Teaching

He also leads the Earth Science Club and Anime Club here on VU’s campus.  Check out his web vita on about.me/dvaughn.