Isabel Barton is an assistant professor in the University of Arizona Department of Mining and Geological Engineering. Her background includes graduate degrees in mining engineering and economic geology, and she works with academic and industry metallurgists, geologists, mine engineers, mineralogists, and geotechnical engineers, as well as with archaeologists and geochemists. Her main focus area is geometallurgy.


  • MS Mining and Geological Engineering (Extractive Metallurgy) - University of Arizona
  • PhD Geology - University of Arizona
  • MS Geology - University of Arizona
  • BS Geology - University of Oklahoma

Teaching and Research Interests: Geometallurgy, materials characterization, analytical techniques, economic geology, geochemistry, extractive metallurgy, mineralogy, history of mining, metallurgy, and geology