Gregory Snyder: PhD, Priest-Geochemist

The Good Reverend Doctor Snyder teaching about Lunar Geology
  • Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO with Ph.D. in Geochemistry
  • Research Associate Professor at University of Tennessee: Planetary Petrology & Geochemistry
  • Author or co-author of over 60 research papers in refereed scientific journals in the fields of terrestrial geochemistry of diamonds, platinum deposits, layered mafic intrusions, and the chemistry and evolution of the Moon and planets
  • Recipient of the inaugural John Stott Award for Pastoral Engagement (2016-2017)
  • Rector (head pastor) of St. John’s Parish Church, Johns Island, SC since 2005
  • Initiation as a full member into the Society of Ordained Scientists
  • Chair of the Board of Examining Chaplains for the Diocese of South Carolina (Anglican)
  • Member of the Board of Trustees of Trinity School for Ministry (my seminary), Ambridge, PA; and Porter-Gaud School (my daughters’ school), Charleston, SC