Michael Kasenow, Ph.D.

Professor: Hydrogeology, Science Education

219 Strong Hall

(734) 487.8485



Ph.D. 1994, Western Michigan University
B.S. 1989, Geology, Eastern Michigan University

Interests and Expertise

Michael Kasenow is an innovative researcher in the field of aquifer analysis, who actually does "real world" work. He has been certified by the American Institute of Professional Geologists, and was a major player in the organization and development of the current Hydrogeology and Environmental Analysis curriculums at Eastern Michigan University. He is the author or co-author of over 50 scientific publications, and this includes software, monographs and fourteen books. His current research is primarily concerned with the estimation of aquifer parameters, and the relationship between lakes, rivers, wetlands and groundwater. He is also an award winning novelist and an award winning poet.


  • BIOL/ESSC 107 Intro. To Environmental Science
  • GEOG 107 Introduction to Geography
  • ESSC 108 Earth Science for Non-Science Majors
  • ESSC 202 Earth Science for Elementary Teachers
  • ESSC 208 Natural Environmental Hazards
  • ESSC 300 Intro to Hydrology
  • ESSC 315 Water and the Environment for Elementary Teachers
  • ESSC 448 Hydrogeology
  • ESSC 470 Quantitative Methods in Geography and Geology
  • ESSC 501 Environmental Earth Science for Educators
  • ESSC 569 Principles of Phys. Hydrology for Educators