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  • Francis Brown Presidential Chair, Geology & Geophysics
  • Chair Department of Geology and Geophysics
  • Distinguished Professor, School Of Biological Sciences
  • Distinguished Professor, Geology & Geophysics

Professional Service

  • National Academy of Sciences. Role: Editorial Board. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Scholarly Service. 01/01/2018 - 12/31/2018. 01/01/2020 - 12/31/2020
  • Many. Role: reviewer. Reviewer of journals and proposals. 01/01/2020 - 12/31/2020
  • Turkana Basin Institute. Role: Member. Grants Committee. 01/01/2020 - 12/31/2020
  • US National Academy of Science - US National Research Council. US National Committee for the International Union of Quaternary Research. 01/01/2020 - 12/31/2020
  • National Academy of Sciences. Role: Committee Chair. Mary Thompson Medal Committee. 01/01/2020 - 12/31/2020
  • Geological Society of America. Role: member. Day Committee. 01/01/2020 - 12/31/2020
  • National Academy of Sciences. Role: Editor. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (editor). 01/01/2018 - 12/31/2018
  • Save-The-Elephantrs. Role: member of committee. Scientific Board. 01/01/2018 - 12/31/2018
  • IsoForenscis. Board member. 01/01/2018 - 12/31/2018
  • National Academy of Sciences. Role: Editor. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (editor). 01/01/2018 - 12/31/2018
  • National Academy of Sciences. Role: Editor. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (editor). 01/01/2017 - 12/31/2017
  • National Academy of Sciences. Arthur Day Medal and Lecture Committee. 07/01/2016 - 06/30/2017
  • National Academy of Sciences. Role: Editor. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (editor). 01/01/2016 - 12/31/2016
  • National Academy of Sciences. Role: member of committee. Cozzarelli Prize. 01/01/2015 - 06/01/2018
  • National Academy of Sciences. Role: editor. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 01/01/2015 - 12/31/2015
  • National Academy of Sciences. Role: member of committee. Mary Thompson Award Committee. 07/01/2014 - 06/01/2015
  • National Academy of Sciences. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 01/01/2014 - 12/31/2014
  • National Academy of Sciences. GK Warren Committee. 07/01/2013 - 06/01/2014
  • National Academy of Sciences. Role: editor. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 01/01/2013 - 12/31/2013
  • National Academy of Sciences. Role: editor. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 01/01/2012 - 12/31/2012
  • National Academy of Sciences. editor, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 01/01/2011 - 12/31/2011
  • National Academy of Sciences. Role: member of committee. GK Warren Committee. 07/01/2010 - 06/01/2011
  • National Academy of Sciences. Role: member of committee. NAS Committee for Scientific Reviewing. 07/01/2010 - 06/01/2011

Internal Service

  • Chair of Department – Geology and Geophysics (Since July 2016). Chair of Department, 01/01/2020 - 12/31/2020. Department service.

Honors & Awards

  • Fellow. Geochemical Society, 01/31/2021
  • Émile Argand Award. International Union of Geosciences, 03/03/2020
  • Excellence in Earth and Space Science Education Award . American Geophysical Union, 12/2017
  • Mineral of the Year – Rowleyite. Mineralogical Society of America, 11/01/2017
  • President's Medal. Geological Society of America, 10/2017
  • Fellow. American Geophysical Union, 12/2016
  • Awarded for fundamental contributions of science . Utah Governor's Medal of Science, 01/25/2012
  • College of Liberal Arts and Science Alumni Award. Iowa State University, 04/2005
  • elected member, 2001. National Academy of Science, 05/29/2001