Graduate Students

  • Neta Bar, 2015-present, Ph.D. student, tectonic geomorphology, and formation of wave-cut terraces
  • David Auerbach, 2012-present, Ph.D. student, stable isotopes and paleotopography of Patagonian Andes
  • Elizabeth Christeleit, 2010-present, Ph.D. student, thermochronology and erosion of glacial valleys in the Patagonian Andes
  • Patrick Young, 2009-present, Ph.D. student, mantle geochemistry of the Aeolian Arc, southern Italy
  • Chris Thissen, 2008-2016, Ph.D. student, deformation processes in orogenic wedges, Now a Postdoctoral Fellow at DTM, Carnegie Institute
  • Devin McPhillips PhD 2011, thermochronology and structural geology in the Sierra Nevada and Swiss Alps, Now a Research Associate at University of Syracuse/li>
  • Karen Paczkowski PhD 2012; geodynamic modeling of retreating subduction zones; now Science Policy Fellow at Geological Society of America/li>
  • Keith Ma  2007-2014, M. Phil., glacial erosion in the Patagonian Andes; now Science Programmer/Analysis, Boston University
  • Madalyn Blondes Ph.D. 2009, mantle melting as imaged by monogenetic basaltic vents in eastern California; now Research Associate at University of Maryland
  • Ian Miller Ph.D. 2006, student, paleofloral estimates of tectonic offset for Baja British Columbia; now Curator at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science
  • James Stevenson Ph.D. 2006, melting of eclogites, Tromso nappe, northern Norway;
  • Jeff Rahl Ph.D. 2005, tectonics of the Hellenic subduction wedge; now Associate Professor, Washington and Lee University
  • Matthias Bernet Ph.D. 2002, detrital thermochronology and tectonics; now Lecturer at University of Grenoble, France
  • Jessica Graybill M.Sc. 2000, tectonics; now Associate Professor in Geography, at Colgate College
  • Jeff Feehan Ph.D. 1997, stain analysis and fluid flow in Late Cretaceous San Juan-Cascades thrust system; now fully devoted to wind surfing
  • Martin Olsen Ph.D. 1996, experimental deformation of porous sandstones; now Exploration Manager at New Ventures at San Leon Energy
  • Bokai Kang, 1988-1992, M. Phil., pressure-solution deformation in the Olympic subduction complex; now works as a communications programmer