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Education

Ph.D. University of Utah 2013 – Geophysics
M.S. University of Hawaii 2001 – Geology
B.S. University of Utah 1998 (Cum Laude) – Geology

Professional Experience

University of Utah – Associate Instructor (2013 - present)
Utah Valley University - Lecturer (2012 - 2013)
Utah Valley University - Adjunct Lecturer (2012)
University of Utah – Research Assistant (2006 – 2012)
Applied Geotechnical Engineering Consultants, Inc., – Engineering Geologist (2002 – 2004)
University of Hawaii – Research Assistant (1999 – 2001)
University of Utah Thermal Processes Research Group, – Lab Technician (1998)
Terracon Consultants Western, Inc., Salt Lake City, Utah, – Geologist/Technician (1996 – 1997)

Teaching Experience and Awards

University of Utah
Utah Valley University

University of Utah
National Science Foundation GK-12 Fellow – Project WEST (2004 – 2006)

University of Hawaii

Field courses and Cruises

Field Methods in Neotectonics and Paleoseismology – Crestone, Colorado (May – June 2002)
Hawaii Scientific Drilling Project – Volunteer at drill site located at Hilo, Hawaii (May 1999)
R/V Moana Wave – Scientific cruise to the submarine flanks of Mauna Loa Volcano, Hawaii (January 1999)
R/V Kairei – Scientific cruise to the Nuuanu Landslide, Koolau Volcano, Hawaii (September 1998)
Field Camp, University of Utah – Southeastern Utah (September 1997)

Scholarships and Awards

University of Utah Graduate Research Travel Award (2011)
University of Utah Graduate Research Travel Award (2010)
University of Utah Graduate Research Travel Award (2009)
University of Utah Graduate Research Travel Award (2008)
University of Utah Graduate Research Travel Award (2007)
University of Utah Graduate Research Travel Award (2006)
University of Utah Graduate Research Travel Award (2005)
National Science Foundation GK-12 Fellow – Project WEST (2004 – 2006)
Excellence in Teaching Award (2000)
Bank of Hawaii Educational Enrichment Scholarship (2000)
Dean’s List – University of Utah (1995 – 1998)
Golden Key National Honor Society – University of Utah (1997)
Geology and Geophysics Academic Scholarships – University of Utah (1996 – 1998)
Society of Mining Engineers Scholarship – University of Utah (1997)
College of Mines and Earth Sciences Scholarship – University of Utah (1996 – 1997)
Thomas Parry Billings Scholarship – University of Utah (1995 – 1996)

Professional Societies

American Geophysical Union
Geological Society of America

Professional Service

Reviewer for Terrestrial, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
Reviewer for Netherlands Journal of Geosciences
Reviewer for International Journal of Earth Sciences
Reviewer for Climates of the Past