Isabelle Sacramento-McJilton wearing a black blazer smiling

Office: GMCS-228G
email: isacramentogrilo@sdsu.edu

  • M.S. – Geological Sciences, 1999 – San Diego State University
  • B.S. – Geology, Environmental Studies, 1995 – University of Southern California Magna cum laude
  • Environmental Sciences 301 – Energy and the Environment
  • Geology 100 – Planet Earth
  • Geology 101 – Planet Earth Lab
  • Geology 104 – Earth Science
  • Geology 205 – Historical Geology
  • Geology 301 – Geology of National Parks
  • Geology 303 – Natural Disasters
  • Geology 303 – Faculty-let Study Abroad Natural Disasters; World Campus: 6-week courses: Natural Disasters, Oceans Planet. One-day lectures on Planetary Geology, the San Andreas fault, History of Fossil fuels.
  • Geology 412 – Process and Inquiry in Earth Sciences
  • Geology 499 – Special Study
  • Oceans 100 – Ocean Planet
  • Oceans 320 – The Oceans
 Isabelle ScramentoGrilo Natural Disasters Flyer
  • Milestone award – 20 Years, Center for Human Resources, 2023
  • Favorite Faculty award, Residential Education Office/Division of Student Affairs, 2019, 2018, 105, 2014, 2009
  • Jane K. Smith Mortar Board Outstanding Faculty and Staff award, 2018
  • Certificate of Appreciation – SDSU Affordable Learning Solutions Initiative
  • Outstanding Faculty award – most influential university professor, Liberal Studies, 2010
  • RateMyProfessor.com student award, 2012, 2008
  • Faculty/Staff Appreciation award, 2004
  • Best Master’s Thesis defense award, 1999
  • San Diego Association of Geologists, SDAG, speaker on geological hazards of Portugal/Azores islands.
  • Anza Borrego Desert Natural History Association, desert session speaker: Planetary Geology.
  • San Diego Natural History Museum, Nat speaker: The San Andreas Fault: So Near and So Silent.
  • Keynote speaker at Safety Leadership conference on disaster preparedness at Sea World San Diego, focus on tectonics and earthquake hazards in southern California.
  • Relationship Building and Connections and Henry Cluster STEMM Foundation, SDSU Viz Center – speaker on Global Disaster Response Teaching – pedagogies of Natural Disasters class and mitigation of deleterious effects on society.
  • LAEF – Luso-American Education Foundation and SDSU and Point Loma Portuguese Hall – 40th Annual Conference on Education and Culture: Speaker on the geology and natural disasters of the Açores islands.
  • San Diego Ruben F Fleet Science Center – Key-note speaker at the Finale Competition for the STEM SciTech Challenge for elementary school girls; topic – the Solar System.
  • Mt Helix Academy – speaker on Natural Disasters to middle-schoolers.
  • Participant and speaker at the Collaborative Disaster Communication Training organized by School of Journalism/Media Studies and Geological Sciences.
  • CTL and ITS at SDSU – speaker in 3 faculty workshops: Getting Started with an Interactive Classroom; Universal Design for Learning; Re-charging your course: Tools and strategies to reflect on your teaching practice.
  • San Diego Dive Club – speaker on Plate Tectonics and Oceanography.
  • Invited Lecturer – Portugal, at Universidade de Lisboa, at Universidade Nova, and at ISEC (Instituto Superior de Educação e Ciências) – presentations and day symposiums on Natural Disasters and Tectonics.