John "Jack" Shroder
- Research Coordinator and Professor Emeritus
About John "Jack" Shroder
Dr. Shroder is an internationally renowned authority on geomorphology with unique insights on the geology and geography of Pakistan, Afghanistan, and the Himalayas. He has served as the Editor in Chief of the Elsevier book series Developments in Earth Surface Processes and Editor of the journal Geomorphology. He was awarded Fulbright grants for work in Pakistan in 1983 and in Afghanistan in 1978, as well as National Science Foundation and National Geographic Society grants to Nanga Parbat Himalaya in 1995 and to K2 Karakoram Himalaya in 2003.
He has also worked on a variety of remote-sensing projects and an Afghanistan atlas project. Through his continuing work in Central Asia, he has learned to navigate both the lands and cultures of Afghanistan and its neighbors.