Evolving Complexity

Time's Arrows and the Physics of Emergence 

About the Author

Harrison Crecraft

  • Born July 14, 1952, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, USA 


  • BS Geology, Brown University, Providence, RI
  • PhD Geology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City
  • MS Computational Sciences-Mathematics, George Washington University, Washington, DC


Harrison Crecraft holds a PhD in geological sciences. Throughout his career, he has probed beneath the surface to understand the “what” of complex non-equilibrium geological systems. He has explored the conceptual foundations of physics and thermodynamics to understand the “why” of evolving complexity.