Ph.D. Graduate Student
David Graham & Anthony Koppers
Geology and Geophysics
Mantle geochemistry, lithosphere formation both past and present, intraplate volcanism, noble gas geochemistry/geochronology.
- Plume Versus Extension: Insights into the Origin of Volcanism Within Western Saudi Arabia from Helium Variability in Ultramafic Xenoliths and Lavas.
- High Resolution 40Ar-39Ar Geochronology of the Tuvalu Seamount Chain (Mid-Pacific): Implications for Hotspot Longevity and Pacific Plate Motion
- Hotspot-Lithosphere Interaction and the Evolution of Ocean Island Volcanism: Case Study From the Marquesas Islands
- Unraveling the Timescales of Volcanism and Mantle Evolution in the Izu Rear Arc
2010 B.S. in Geology, Queens College, CUNY
Thesis title: "X-Ray Image Analysis of Clast Size and Abundance in the Primitive Carbonaceous Chondrite Acfer 094"
2012 M.S. in Geology, Oregon State University
Thesis title: "Helium Isotope Variations in Peridotite, Gabbro and Basalt from the Kane Oceanic Core Complex"