Deon H. Knights

Assistant Professor of Earth Science and Environmental Studies
Deon Knights in a blue v-neck sweater smiling, against a light gray background..

Deon Knights is a hydrologist who investigates water quality issues in coastal zones. Deon uses a combination of field experiments, laboratory analyses, and models to understand water transport and solute behavior in complicated coastal systems including Arctic deltas, tidal freshwater rivers, and coastal aquifers. His courses focus on the interface between dynamic hydrology and lived human experiences of water resources.

BS, University of Delaware; MS, PhD, Ohio State University-Main Campus
At Vassar since 2022


Ely Hall
Box 749

In the Media

Assistant Professor of Chemistry Krystle McLaughlin sitting at a table in front of microphones

Students, administrators, alums, and others in the Vassar community enjoyed a plethora of events in observation of Black History Month, included  exhibitions, a panel on STEM-related fields, a dinner, and an update of the Buildings and Belonging project, focused on the history of African Americans on campus.