Dr. Kevin Stafford received his B.S. in geology from the University of Texas at Austin, his M.S. in geoscience from Mississippi State University and his Ph.D. in geology from New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology. He specializes in cave and karst studies, specifically void formation, secondary mineralization and mineral resources. Recent research has included mixing zones processes in the Marianna Islands of the South Pacific and hypogene fluid systems of far west Texas and southeastern New Mexico. He teaches Historical Geology, Hydrology, and Mineralogy.