Precise for Michael W. Oldershaw, California Registered Geologist

Graduated Cum Laude from San Diego State University in 1985 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Geology.

Graduated with distinction from California State University Northridge in 1990 with a Master of Science Degree in Geology.  Received the Outstanding Graduate Student in Geology for 1990.  Masters thesis determined the depositional environments of the Miocene Vaqueros Formation in the area of New Cuyama, California.

Worked as a petroleum geologist for several small oil companies from 1988 until 2003 including projects in the Bakersfield and Sacramento areas.

Has been teaching geology at Bakersfield College since 2003.

Always looking for another neat field trip or bike ride.