Senior Research Scientist and Associate Director, Institute for Geophysics, Jackson School of Geosciences
Phone: +1 512 471 8453
Research Interests: Sedimentary processes of continental margin environments, particle-reactive radiotracers for geochronology, processes of strata formation, high-concentration suspended sediment/cohesive seabed interactions, acoustic and optical seafloor mapping, sediment transport in river channels, microfabric of modern sediments, use of GIS/remote sensing analysis for examining coastal geological processes.
M.S. in Geology, East Carolina University, Greenville, 1988
B.S. in Geology, College of William & Mary, 1985
Ph.D. in Coastal Oceanography, State University of New York at Stony Brook, 1993
Sedimentology of upper continental margin, microfabric of modern sediments, Quaternary geologic evolution and sedimentary processes of deltas, geochronology, radioisotopes as tracers of sediment accumulation, sediment transport, remote sensing analysis of coastal geological processes, seafloor mapping, contaminated sediment depocenters and transport mechanisms
Walter Geology Award - Jackson School of Geosciences (2010)