Earth Sciences

Nicole Abib

Ph.D. Candidate
Earth Sciences
Office: 205 Volcanology
Research Interests: physical oceanography, ice-ocean interactions

Gui Aksit

Ph.D. Candidate
Earth Sciences
Office: 218 Volcanology
Research Interests: Volcanology, Magma transport, Field Geology, Dike Propagation Modeling

Arnita Albertson

Undergraduate Program Coordinator
Computer Science, Data Science, Earth Sciences
Phone: 541-346-1377
Office: 120 Deschutes Hall
Office Hours: M-F 9:00am - 12:00pm & 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Gillean Arnoux

Assistant Director of Seismic Network Operations, Oregon Hazards Lab
UO Seismic Network Operator, Pacific Northwest Seismic Network
Earth Sciences
Phone: 541-346-4573
Office: 1600 Millrace Dr., Ste 246

Asif Ashraf

Ph.D. Candidate
Earth Sciences
Office: Cascade 105B

Kaisa Autumn

PhD student
Earth Sciences
Phone: 9712766288
Office: CAS 125E
Research Interests: geophysics, seismic tomography, volcanology

Helena de Bastos Cruz Machado

Ph.D. Student
Earth Sciences
Office: 149 Cascade Annex
Research Interests: Vertebrate paleontology

Mary Baxter

Adjunct Instructor
Earth Sciences
Office: 128 Volcanology Bldg

Victoria Benson

PhD Student
Earth Sciences
Office: Volcanology 205
Research Interests: Proglacial lakes, freshwater-ice interaction, subglacial and proglacial environments

Tamara Beschorner

Field Technician
Oregon Hazards Lab
Earth Sciences

Elyas Bianchi

Multi-Hazards Field Technician
Oregon Hazards Lab
Earth Sciences
Office: 154 Cascade Annex
Research Interests: Science, computers, and the outdoors

Joe Biasi

NSF Earth Sciences Postdoctoral Fellow
Earth Sciences
Office: Earth Sciences
Research Interests: paleomagnetism, volcanology, tectonics, petrology, structural geology, volcanic hazards, ophiolites

Ilya Bindeman

Professor
Earth Sciences
Phone: 541-346-3817
Office: 110A Cascade Hall
Research Interests: stable isotope geochemistry, volcanology

David Blackwell

Senior Instructor
Earth Sciences
Phone: 541-346-1477
Office: 141 Columbia Hall

Rowan Boutette

Multi-Hazards Field Technician
Oregon Hazards Lab
Earth Sciences
Phone: 5417901059

Gordon Bowman

Ph. D. Student
Earth Sciences
Research Interests: Biogeochemistry, Microbes, Redox Reactions, Modeling

Lyzzy Brantley

Ph.D. Student
Earth Sciences
Office: Cascade 310F
Office Hours: 2:30-4:30 Thursdays
Research Interests: Morphology, paleontology, biology,geology,geometric morphometrics

Rebecca Bussard

Ph.D. Candidate
Earth Sciences
Office: 305C Cascade Hall
Office Hours: N/A
Research Interests: Remote sensing, InSAR, volcanology

Terence Campbell

Academic Programs Manager
College of Arts and Sciences, Computer Science, Data Science, Earth Sciences, Mathematics
Phone: 541-346-2688
Office: Cascade 100C
Office Hours: 7am - 4pm

Monse Cascante

Ph.D. Student
Earth Sciences
Office: 115 Volcanology
Research Interests: Volcanology

Katharine Cashman

Research Professor
Earth Sciences
Phone: 541-346-4323
Office: 213 Volcanology
Office Hours: Tu 3-5
Research Interests: volcanology, igneous petrology, crystallization kinetics

Sammy Castonguay

Instructor
Earth Sciences
Research Interests: Structural Geology

Christina Cauley

PhD Student
Earth Sciences
Office: Cascade Hall 205B
Research Interests: Volcanology, Igneous Petrology, Geochemistry, Melt Inclusions

Lisa Clawson

Operations Manager ASU 8-Computer Science, Data Science, MATH
Computer Science, Data Science, Earth Sciences, Mathematics
Phone: 541-346-5103
Office: 120D Deschutes Hall
Office Hours: 120D Deschutes Hall 7:30 am-3:45 pm
Research Interests: asu8@uoregon.edu for any and all Faculty support, building, printing, travel, finance, related requests

Andy Clifford

Partnerships and Applications Program Manager (CRESCENT)
Earth Sciences
Phone: 541-346-2615

Avery Conner

PhD Student
Earth Sciences
Office: Cascade 201E
Research Interests: Seismology, machine learning, volcano seismology

Lissie Connors

Ph.D. Student
Earth Sciences
Office: 210F Cascade Hall
Research Interests: Igneous petrology, geochemistry, magmatic degassing, magmatic timescales

Amelia Cuomo

Masters student
Earth Sciences
Office: 307 Volcanology
Research Interests: Structural Geology, Field Geology, Geophysics

Azadeh Dadfarin

Teaching Assistant
Earth Sciences
Office: Earth Science Room of the Science Library- number B008
Office Hours: Thursdays- 4:00 PM- 5:00 PM

Sammi Daugherty

Faculty Support Coordinator
Computer Science, Data Science, Earth Sciences, Mathematics

Olive David

Executive Support Specialist
Computer Science, Data Science, Earth Sciences, Mathematics
Office: 206 Fenton Hall

Selina Davila Olivera

Masters Student
Earth Sciences
Office: CAS 325D
Research Interests: Geomorphology

Edward Davis

Associate Professor
Condon Fossil Collection Curator
Earth Sciences
Phone: 541-346-3461
Office: 310G Cascade Hall

Annika Dechert

PhD Candidate
Earth Sciences
Office: 216 Volcanology
Research Interests: Magma Reservoirs, Volcanic Hazards, Computational Modeling

Rebecca Dorsey

Professor
Earth Sciences
Phone: 541-346-4431
Office: 305D Cascade Hall
Office Hours: 4-5:00 Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Research Interests: sedimentology, basin analysis

Josef Dufek

Gwen and Charles Lillis Chair
Professor
Earth Sciences
Phone: 541-346-4788
Office: 225 Volcanology
Office Hours: Tuesday 1 - 3 pm
Research Interests: Volcanology, Multiphase Fluid Dynamics, Granular and Turbulent Flows, Planetary Interiors and Surface Processes

Sydney Dybing

PhD Candidate
Earth Sciences
Office: 125A Cascade Hall
Research Interests: Geophysics, seismology, large earthquakes, hazards and early warning

Brittany Erickson

Assistant Professor
Computer Science, Earth Sciences
Phone: 541-346-1350
Office: 309 Deschutes Hall
Research Interests: Computational science, numerical methods for partial differential equations, high-performance computing, seismology and geophysics.

MaKayla Etheredge

Masters student
Earth Sciences
Office: Volcanology 307
Research Interests: Volcanic Hazards,Physical Volcanology, Textural Analysis

Nick Famoso

Courtesy Research Associate
Paleontology Program Manager/Museum Curator, John Day Fossil Beds National Monument
Earth Sciences
Phone: 541-346-4573
Research Interests: Vertebrate Paleontology

Ling Fan

Accounting Technician
College of Arts and Sciences, Computer Science, Data Science, Earth Sciences, Mathematics
Phone: 541-346-0664
Office: Deschutes 120C
Office Hours: 8:30 to 5:00 pm

Shannon Fasola

Workforce Program Manager (CRESCENT)
Earth Sciences
Phone: 541-346-4754

Anaïs Ferot

Courtesy Faculty
Earth Sciences
Phone: 541-346-4573
Office: 310D Cascade Hall

Erin Fitch

NSF Postdoctoral Fellow
Earth Sciences
Office: Cascade Hall 100
Research Interests: Volcanology, Numerical Modeling, Hydrovolcanism

Deanna Flores

PhD Student
Earth Sciences
Office: 149 Cascade Annex
Research Interests: Anatomy, Vertebrate Paleontology, Mammalogy

Theodore Fremd

Courtesy Research Associate
Adjunct Curator, MNCH
Earth Sciences
Phone: 541-346-4573
Office: 304 Volcanology Bldg

Tony Garcia

Office Generalist
Earth Sciences
Phone: 541-346-2101
Office: 100A Cascade Hall

Kevin Gardner

PhD Candidate
Earth Sciences
Office: Cascade Hall 305A
Research Interests: Fluvial and marginal-marine sedimentology, tidal geomorphology, Baja California tectonics

Thomas Giachetti

Associate Professor
Earth Sciences
Phone: 541-346-4706
Office: 224 Volcanology
Office Hours: Friday 2-3 pm
Research Interests: Volcanology, Geochemistry, Surface Processes

Ethan Goad

Multi-Hazards Field Tech
Oregon Hazards Lab
Earth Sciences

Andrew Hadlock

Multi-Hazards Field Engineer
Research Engineer - Oregon Hazards Lab
Earth Sciences
Phone: 541-346-4530
Office: 160A Cascade Annex

Chris Harper

PhD student
Earth Sciences
Office: 216 Volcanology
Office Hours: Friday 12:00-1:00
Research Interests: pyroclastic density currents, community detection, dike propagation

August Harrell

PhD Student
Earth Sciences
Office: 222A Pacific
Research Interests: Geochemistry, Soil Redox Chemistry, Mineral Reactions, Element cycling, Microbe mediated reactions, Water quality

Kyle Harshbarger

OHAZ ALERTWildfire Project Manager
Earth Sciences
Phone: 541-346-5406
Office: 1600 Millrace, room N242

Braden Hensley

Multi-Hazards Field Technician
Oregon Hazards Lab
Earth Sciences
Office: 1600 Millrace, Ste 205
Research Interests: Earthquake Hazards, Geophysical Instrumentation

William Hermann

Multi-Hazards Field Technician
Oregon Hazards Lab
Earth Sciences

Mitch Hilbert

Telemetry Coordinator
Oregon Hazards Lab
Earth Sciences
Phone: 774-279-1455
Office: 1600 Millrace Dr., Ste 249

Scott Hill

Operations Coordinator
Computer Science, Data Science, Earth Sciences, Mathematics
Phone: 541-346-0355
Office: 204 Fenton Hall
Office Hours: M-F 8am-12pm and 1-5pm

Brenton Hirao

PhD candidate
Earth Sciences
Office: 210D Cascade
Research Interests: earthquake and volcano seismology, fault mechanics, machine learning

Emilie Hooft

Professor
Earth Sciences
Phone: 541-346-1455
Office: 125C Cascade Hall
Office Hours: Tuesday 10-11 am, Thursday 10-11 am
Research Interests: volcano plumbing systems, mantle plumes and volcanic hotspots, Cascadia subduction zone

Samantha Hopkins

Department Head, Earth Sciences
Professor
Earth Sciences
Phone: 541-346-5976
Office: 151 Cascade Annex
Office Hours: By appointment
Research Interests: vertebrate paleontology, systematics, paleoecology

Beck Hufstetler

PhD student
Earth Sciences
Office: 125A Cascade

Eugene Humphreys

Professor Emeritus
Earth Sciences
Phone: 541-346-5575
Office: 119 Volcanology
Research Interests: seismology, regional tectonics

Qusheng Jin

Professor
Earth Sciences, Multidisciplinary Science
Phone: 541-346-4999
Office: 320 Cascade Hall
Research Interests: contaminant remediation, geochemical and biogeochemical modeling

Dana Johnston

Professor Emeritus
Earth Sciences
Phone: 541-346-5588
Research Interests: experimental petrology, geochemistry

Makenzy Jones

Field Technician
Oregon Hazards Lab
Earth Sciences

Cyril Journeau

PostDoc
Earth Sciences
Office: 210D

Leif Karlstrom

Associate Professor of Earth Sciences
Earth Sciences
Phone: 541-346-4323
Office: 120A Cascade Hall
Research Interests: volcanology, surface processes, fluid mechanics

Allan Kays

Professor Emeritus
Earth Sciences
Phone: 541-346-4578
Office: Eugene OR

Syd Kielsky

Operations Coordinator
Computer Science, Data Science, Earth Sciences
Phone: 541-346-1400
Office: 120C Deschutes
Office Hours: 8AM to 5PM

Markus Koeneke

Research Assistant
Oregon Hazards Lab
Earth Sciences
Research Interests: Soil and Environmental Hydrogeochemistry

Justin Krier

PhD Student
Earth Sciences

Allison Kubo

Ph.D. Student
Earth Sciences
Office: 103 Volcanology
Research Interests: volcanic hazards, pyroclastic density currents, computational modeling

Rudi Lien

Ph.D. Student
Earth Sciences
Office: 216 Volcanology
Research Interests: Planetary Science, Geophysics, Volcanology

Nick Maggio

Asst. Dir. Wildfire Technology
Oregon Hazards Lab
Earth Sciences
Phone: 541-346-6990
Office: 1600 Millrace Dr., Ste 243

Charity Mann

PhD Student
Earth Sciences
Office: Cascade Hall 225 A
Research Interests: earthquake early warning, crustal deformation, earthquake forecasting, disaster mitigation

Amy Massoud

Graduate Program Coordinator
College of Arts and Sciences, Data Science, Earth Sciences, Mathematics
Phone: 541-346-1895

Timothy McGovney

Associate Director, Academic Support Unit 8
Computer Science, Data Science, Earth Sciences, Mathematics
Phone: 541-346-8313
Office: 201A McKenzie Hall

Daniele McKay

Senior Instructor
Earth Sciences
Research Interests: Volcanology

Diego Melgar

Ann and Lew Williams Chair
Associate Professor
Earth Sciences
Phone: 541-346-3488
Office: 125B Cascade Hall
Research Interests: Earthquake seismology, strong ground motion, tsunamis, early warning systems, geodetic imaging

Sara Meyer

Multi-Hazards Field Technician
Oregon Hazards Lab
Earth Sciences
Phone: 541-346-3506
Office: 160 Cascade Annex

Marli Miller

Senior Instructor II
Earth Sciences
Phone: 541-346-4410
Office: 105 Volcanology
Research Interests: structural geology

Kelly Missett

ShakeAlert Regional Coordinator
Oregon Hazards Lab
Earth Sciences
Phone: 541-346-4654

Nicole Moynahan

Graduate Program Coordinator
College of Arts and Sciences, Computer Science, Earth Sciences
Phone: 541-346-1883

Charlotte Mueller

Faculty Support Coordinator
Computer Science, Data Science, Earth Sciences, Mathematics
Phone: 541-346-0600
Office: M280 Lawrence Hall

Rachel Nehmer

OHAZ Research Software Programmer
Earth Sciences
Office: 1600 Millrace, Room 244

Tara Nye

Ph.D. Candidate
Earth Sciences
Office: 324 Cascade Hall
Research Interests: Seismology, Geophysics

Leland O'Driscoll

Associate Director, Oregon Hazards Lab
Earth Sciences
Phone: 541-346-3408
Office: 1600 Millrace Dr., Ste 251

Chelsea Obeidy

PhD Candidate
Earth Sciences
Office: 222A Pacific Hall
Research Interests: Environmental Soil Chemistry

William Orr

Professor Emeritus
Earth Sciences
Phone: 541-346-4577
Office: 314 Cascade Hall

James Palandri

Research Associate
Earth Sciences
Phone: 541-346-5990
Office: 225B Cascade Hall

Yamini Patel

PhD student
Earth Sciences
Office: Cascade 210F
Research Interests: Volcanology, Volcanic hazards, GIS

Annette Patton

Postdoctoral Scholar
Earth Sciences
Office: 325B Cascade Hall
Research Interests: Hillslope Processes, Landslides, Hazards

Carol Paty

Professor
Associate Dean for Faculty, Clark Honors College
Clark Honors College, Earth Sciences
Phone: 541-346-4786
Office: 120 Volcanology
Office Hours: Spring 2024 Office Hours: Monday 12-2pm *Drop-In*/ Weds 1-3pm *By Appointment* (Volcanology 120/Zoom) Zoom Info: https://tinyurl.com/cpatyoffice
Research Interests: Planetary Science, Space Physics, Planetary Interiors, Astrobiology

Amanda Peng

PhD Student
Earth Sciences
Office: 149 Cascade Annex
Research Interests: Vertebrate paleontology

Franki Phelan

ASU7 Student Worker
Undergraduate Research Assisstant
Earth Sciences, Geography

Matthew Polizzotto

Associate Professor
Earth Sciences
Phone: 541-346-5217
Office: 225C Cascade Hall
Office Hours: By Appointment
Research Interests: Soil and aqueous geochemistry, environmental quality

Alli Poole

Undergraduate Program Coordinator
Earth Sciences
Phone: 541.346.1065
Office: Cascade 100
Office Hours: 9-5 Remote Monday and Friday

Chris Poulsen

Tykeson Dean of College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, Earth Sciences
College of Arts and Sciences, Earth Sciences
Phone: 541-346-3902
Office: Fourth Floor, Tykeson Hall
Research Interests: Climate change, paleoclimatology, earth system modeling, climate dynamics, climate variability, climate-ecosystem interactions, water isotopes, ecohydrology, climate-mountain interactions, paleoaltimetry

Margery Price

Master’s student
Earth Sciences
Office: Volcanology 115
Research Interests: Pumice, scoria, graywater, wastewater filtration, geoscience outreach

Mark Reed

Professor
Earth Sciences
Phone: 541-346-5587
Office: 225D Cascade Hall
Research Interests: hydrothermal geochemistry, mineral deposits, geothermal systems

Paul Regensburger

Ph.D. Candidate
Earth Sciences
Office: 103 Volcanology
Office Hours: By appointment
Research Interests: Planetary Science, Geophysics, Icy Satellites

Alan Rempel

Professor
Earth Sciences
Phone: 541-346-6316
Office: 108 Volcanology
Office Hours: Thursday 10:30-11:45 (in Sci. Lib.)
Research Interests: geomechanics, ice physics, and applied mathematics

Gregory Retallack

Professor Emeritus
Earth Sciences

Jack Rice

Professor Emeritus
Earth Sciences
Phone: 541-617-4670
Office: 100 Cascade Hall

Addison Richter

Masters student
Earth Sciences
Office: Volcanology 307
Office Hours: Monday, Tuesday: 8-9am
Research Interests: Structural geology, ores and minerals, kinematics, mapping, tectonics

Josh Roering

Professor
Earth Sciences, Environmental Studies
Phone: 541-346-5574
Office: 325C Cascade Hall
Office Hours: Wednesday, 10-11am
Research Interests: geomorphology, surface processes

Kevin Rowland

Research Faculty | Field Engineer
Oregon Hazards Lab
Earth Sciences
Phone: 541-799-4557
Office: 1600 Millrace Drive Rm 206

Valerie Sahakian

Associate Professor
Earth Sciences
Phone: 541-346-3401
Office: 325D Cascade Hall
Office Hours: Monday 3:30-4:30
Research Interests: Active Tectonics, Ground Motion Seismology, Marine Geophysics

Maryn Sanders

PhD Student
Earth Sciences
Office: 210F Cascade Hall
Research Interests: geomorphology, landslides

Sean Santellanes

PhD Candidate
Earth Sciences
Office: 125A Cascade Hall
Research Interests: Tsunami modeling

Anta-Clarisse Sarr

Postdoctoral Scholar
Earth Sciences
Office: 305D Cascade Hall
Research Interests: climate modeling, paleoclimate, paleoceanography, earth system sciences

Norman Savage

Professor Emeritus
Earth Sciences
Phone: 541-346-4585
Office: 310F Cascade Hall

Kate Scholz

PhD Candidate
Earth Sciences
Office: Volcanology 218

Roey Shimony

PhD Student
Earth Sciences
Research Interests: Seismology, Geophysics, Fault Mechanics, Ground motion and seismic hazard analysis

Alex Simpson

Ph.D. student
Earth Sciences
Office: 120B Cascade Hall
Research Interests: Geophysics, Hydrogeology, Groundwater Modeling

David Small

PhD Candidate
Earth Sciences
Office: Cascade 124
Research Interests: Subduction zone seismology, structural seismology, tomography, earthquake mechanics

Margarita Solares

PhD student
Earth Sciences
Office: 125E Cascade Hall
Research Interests: earthquake and tsunami hazards, seismology, GPS geodesy

Leah Sonntag

Research Systems Administrator
Oregon Hazards Lab
Earth Sciences
Phone: (405) 996-8566
Office: Millrace 242

Benjamin Starlin

Data Technician
Oregon Hazards Lab
Earth Sciences
Phone: 541-346-0759
Office: 1600 Millrace Dr., Ste 248
Research Interests: Seismic instrumentation, server operations, telemetry

David Stemple

Accountant
Oregon Hazards Lab
Earth Sciences
Phone: 541-346-4574

Will Struble

Courtesy Appointment (Postdoc @ Univ. Arizona)
Earth Sciences
Research Interests: Geomorphology, Landscape Evolution, Tectonics, Landslides, Dendrochronology

Yu-Sheng Sun

Ph.D. student
Earth Sciences
Research Interests: tsunami and earthquake hazards, data analysis

David Sutherland

Professor
Earth Sciences
Phone: 541-346-8753
Office: 204 Volcanology
Office Hours: Thursday, 10a-12p
Research Interests: Coastal physical oceanography, Ice-ocean interactions

Amanda Thomas

Associate Professor
Earth Sciences
Office: 210C Cascade Hall
Research Interests: Seismology, fault mechanics, seismic deployments, machine learning, earthquake and tsunami hazards

Sandy Thoms

HR and Research Program Manager
Oregon Hazards Lab
Earth Sciences
Phone: 541-346-4691
Office: 1600 Millrace

Silas Thoms

Multi-Hazards Field Technician 2
Oregon Hazards Lab
Earth Sciences
Phone: 541-337-6809
Office: 160B Cascade Annex

Douglas Toomey

Director, Oregon Hazards Lab
Professor
Earth Sciences
Phone: 541-346-5576
Office: 105A Cascade Hall
Office Hours: MW 11-12
Research Interests: Multi-hazards monitoring, societal resilience to earthquakes and wildfires, seismology, subduction zones, oceanic hotspots

Meredith Townsend

Assistant Professor
Earth Sciences
Phone: 541-346-4573
Office: 214 Volcanology
Research Interests: Volcanology, Structural Geology, Rock Mechanics

Craig Tozer

Instructor
Earth Sciences
Phone: 541-346-4647
Office: 225B Cascade Hall

Marla Trox

Graduate Program Coordinator
Earth Sciences
Phone: 541-346-4669
Office: 100 Cascade Hall

Anika Tullos

MS Student
Earth Sciences
Office: 210F Cascade
Research Interests: Volcanology, igneous petrology, geochemistry, GIS

Patricia Valenzuela

OHAZ Business Manager
Earth Sciences
Phone: 541-346-4573
Office: 176 Willamette Hall

Kseniya Vialichka

PhD Student
Earth Sciences
Office: Cascade 124
Research Interests: volcanology, geochemistry, dikes

Ian Wachino

Masters student
Earth Sciences
Office: 325A Cascade

Harve Waff

Professor Emeritus
Earth Sciences
Phone: 541-346-5577
Office: 225 Volcanology

Paul Wallace

Professor
Earth Sciences
Phone: 541-346-5985
Office: 220 Cascade Hall
Research Interests: Igneous petrology, volcanology, geochemistry

James Watkins

Associate Professor
Earth Sciences
Phone: 541-346-4681
Office: 205A Cascade Hall
Office Hours: Thursday 9-11:00
Research Interests: Stable isotope geochemistry & experimental petrology

Dan Weill

Professor Emeritus
Earth Sciences

Ray Weldon

Professor
Earth Sciences
Phone: 541-346-4584
Office: 143 Cascade Annex
Research Interests: neotectonics, structural and Quaternary geology

Mats White

Assistant Director Systems
Oregon Hazards Lab
Earth Sciences
Office: Millrace rm241
Research Interests: Networking, geology, running, moto.

Sydney Whiting

Student
Earth Sciences

Dylan Whitney

Permitting and Contract Specialist
Oregon Hazards Lab
Earth Sciences
Office: 1600 Millrace

Joshua Wiejaczka

Post doctoral scholar
Earth Sciences
Office: 115 Volcanology

Keely Wilde

Ph.D. Student
Earth Sciences
Office: 120D Cascade Hall
Research Interests: volcanology, volcano seismology, volcanic hazards, geophysics

PJ Zrelak

PhD Candidate
Earth Sciences
Office: 307 Volcanology
Research Interests: Numerical Modeling, Volcanic Fluid Dynamics, Instrumentation