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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

9/03- Present
Assistant Professor

School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Queens College, Flushing, NY

9/03- Present
Adjunct Associate Research Scientist
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University

5/00- 8/03
Post-Doctoral Research Scientist
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University

5/00-7/00
Sedimentologist and stratigrapher: Onsite Scientist
ODP Leg 174AX: Bethany Beach Borehole, Bethany Beach, Delaware

3/00-5/00
Sedimentologist: Shipboard Scientist
ODP Leg 189: The Tasmanian Seaway between Australia and Antarctica

6/99-3/00
Post-Doctoral Research Scientist
Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ

9/99-10/99
Staff Scientist
ODP Leg 174AX: Ocean View Borehole, Ocean View, New Jersey

4/99-6/99
Petroleum Consultant
Chevron Overseas Petroleum Inc., San Ramon, CA
Miocene Foraminiferal Biofacies and Sequences from Offshore Cabinda, Angola.
Performed benthic foraminiferal biofacies, biostratigraphic, and lithofacies analysis for 160+ samples from slope cuttings and sidewall cores.

1/98-3/98
Petroleum Consultant
Chevron Overseas Petroleum Inc., San Ramon, CA
Developing an Integrated Sequence/Seismic Stratigraphic Framework For the West African Tertiary, Using Benthic Foraminiferal Biofacies and Sr-isotopic Chemostratigraphy.
Performed benthic foraminiferal biofacies, bio-, Sr chemo-, and litho-stratigraphic analysis for 120+ samples from slope cuttings and sidewall cores.

1/97-6/97
Research Assistant
Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ

11/96-3/97
Petroleum Consultant
Chevron Overseas Petroleum Inc., San Ramon, CA

Sr-Isotopic Chemostratigraphy: Development of a High-Resolution Chrono-stratigraphic Tool for the Pinda Formation
Water-rock interaction models were constructed to determine original Sr-isotope ratios.
Demonstrated that Sr-isotope chemostratigraphy can be a useful chronostratigraphic tool for West African Albian carbonate rocks.

9/96-11/96
Sedimentologist and stratigrapher: Onsite Scientist
ODP Leg 174AX: Bass River Borehole, Bass River, New Jersey

3/94-5/94
Sedimentologist and stratigrapher: Onsite Scientist
ODP Leg 150X: Cape May Borehole, Cape May, New Jersey

9/93-5/99
Teaching Assistant
Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ


EDUCATION
October, Ph.D., Geology
1999 Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ

Dissertation Title: A New Method for Extracting Water Depth, Relative Sea
Level, and Eustatic Records From Onshore New Jersey Oligocene Sequence
Stratigraphy

April, 1995 M.S., Geology
Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ
Thesis Title: New Jersey Oligocene Sequences Recorded at the Leg 150X
Boreholes (Cape May, Atlantic City, and Island Beach)

May, 1986 B.A., Education
Queens College, Flushing, New York