University of Texas at Austin

Linda McCall

Linda McCall

Linda McCall

Public Information Geologist
Bureau of Economic Geology
The University of Texas at Austin
University Station, Box X
Austin, Texas 78713-8924

Linda Ruiz McCall is the Bureau Information Geologist and Resource Center Manger. Linda is a geologist, educator, and business woman with experience in government service, private industry, and public education. She has extensive speaking experience and is committed to helping to build understanding about natural resources. Her special interest is the use of new media in science communication.

  • Education

    M.A. Secondary Science Education, Teachers College of Columbia University, 2004

    M.B.A. Finance, The University of Texas at Austin, 1985

    B.S. Geological Sciences, The University of Texas at Austin, 1981

  • Areas of Expertise

    Geology, business administration, secondary science education, project management, and communication with an emphasis on geology, water, and energy resources.

  • Awards

    Nominee – Outstanding Women in Texas Government Awards, 2012

    Water Science and Conservation Award for Outstanding Performance, 2008

  • External Committee Participation

    Member, Texas Groundwater Protection Committee, Public Outreach and Education subcommittee

    Member, Texas Environmental Education Advisory Committee, Texas Education Agency

  • Selected Projects