Scott Rappeport

Headshot of Scott RappeportScott Rappeport lives in Sunapee and holds an engineering degree from Lehigh University and a Ph.D. from Stanford University in Earth Sciences. In his career he has worked for the USGS, Exxon Research, AT&T Bell Laboratories, and General Dynamics, conducting offshore geophysical studies and design/development of marine high reliability systems. He follows English Premier League soccer, loves the outdoors, and is keenly interested in history and climate and the role of human psychology in game theory.


Course Title: What Lies Beneath The Waves (Spring Term 2019)

Participant Testimonials:

"Scott is a gifted study leader, and his love for and remarkable knowledge of submarine geology are infectious. His presentations were understandable for those of us without a science background. The course was absolutely fascinating, and I highly recommend it!"

"Scott did a fantastic job; the course was extremely well organized, and the tons of information was presented in really interesting formats - wonderful videos, photographs, and good presentation of the scientific data etc."

Course Title: Volcanoes, Environmental Shocks, and Civilization (Spring Term 2018)

Participant Testimonials:

"Scott was beautifully organized and very generous with his research. I very much appreciated all the postings and his patience as I tried to grasp a lot of new material."

"Scott was always prepared for a question. Had hand outs for each day and a great presentation each time."

"Excellent. Scott was very well prepared, with excellent graphics."

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