Barry R. Bickmore
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|Barry Robert Bickmore|
|Alma mater||Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University|
|Thesis||Atomic force microscopy study of clay mineral dissolution (1999)|
|Doctoral advisor||Michael F. Hochella|
|Known for||Climate change communication|
Barry Robert Bickmore is a professor in the department of geological sciences at Brigham Young University (BYU). He is also a devout Mormon, having written Restoring the Ancient Church: Joseph Smith and Early Christianity (Ben Lomond: FAIR, 1999) as well as several articles that have been published in the FARMS Review.
Bickmore was born in Redwood City, California and raised in California and Utah. He served as a missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) in Iowa. He obtained a degree in geology with minors in philosophy and chemistry from BYU. He then received a Ph.D. in geochemistry from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, where his advisor was Michael F. Hochella. He then was a postdoctoral research assistant at the University of Colorado for about a year and a half prior to joining the BYU faculty in August 2001.
Bickmore is married to the former Keiko Ann Guay and they are the parents of three children.
In geochemistry and related fields, Bickmore has focused on the study of low-temperature geochemical reactions and the development of geoscience curricula as part of the curriculum of elementary education majors.
- Bickmore's blog, Anti-Climate Change Extremism in Utah
- Maxwell Institute bio
- BYU faculty bio
- Mineralogical study with Bickmore as the lead author