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Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University 

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Palisades, New York 10964 


Education: University of Notre Dame - B.S. (1968) Summa Cum Laude
  Harvard University - Ph.D. (1976); Advisor - James F. Hays
  Thesis: Iron, Magnesium and Silica in Plagioclase

American Geophysical Union; Mineralogical Society of America (Fellow); Sigma Xi

National Science Foundation Fellowship, 1968; Harvard University Graduate National Fellowship, 1968; Woodrow Wilson Fellowship, Honorable Mention, 1968; Yale University Junior Faculty Fellowship, 1983-1984

1976-77     -   Research Associate, Dept. of Earth and Planetary Sciences, M.I.T.
1977-80     -     Research Associate, Dept. of Geology, Univ. of Oregon
1980-81     -   Instructor, Dept. of Geology and Geophysics, Yale Univ.
1981-85     -    Assistant Professor, Dept. of Geology and Geophysics, Yale Univ.
1985-88     -   Associate Professor, Dept. of Geology and Geophysics, Yale Univ.
1988-90     -  Associate Research Scientist, Lamont-Doherty Geological Observatory
1990-93     -  Research Scientist, Lamont-Doherty Geological Observatory
1993-         -  Senior Research Scientist, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory

Professional Activities:
Proceedings of the Eighth Lunar Science Conference (1977); Co-Convenor - Workshop on Pristine Highland Rocks (1982); Lunar and Planetary Review Panel (1983-1985) - Group Chief (1985); Planetary Materials and Geochemistry Management Working Group (1985); Associate Editor - U. S. National Report to the I.U.G.G. (1986-1987); Steering Committee - Mars Evolution of Volcanism and Tectonics Program (1987-1990).  Lunar and Planetary Science Council (1987-1990).  Associate Editor - American Mineralogist (1989-92).  Lunar and Planetary Sample Team (1989-91). Co-Convenor - Workshop on Mare Volcanism and Basalt Petrogenesis (1990), Workshop on Physics and Chemistry of Magma Oceans (1991). Mars Exploration Working Group (1996).  Ancient Mars Meteorite Review Panel (1997). Lunar & Planetary Geoscience Review Panel (1997-1999; 2002-2003). Mercury JANUS Planning Team (1998).

Collaborators in the last 4 years:
Jacqueline Vander Auwera, Michael Baker,Vincent Salters, Miranda Fram, Jean-Clair Duchesne

Graduate students advised:

Vivian Pan, Miranda Fram, Howard Snyder


NSF Undergradute Research Project Advisees:

Jennifer Monteith, Matthew O'Connell, Rebecca Drury, Brian Knight, Christine Dudek