1999 Semester abroad at University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
2001 BA with Honors (Cum Laude), Williams College
2001 Ph.D. student, University of California, Santa Barbara, EDUCATION
IN FIELD TECHNIQUES
2003 Technical GIS, UCSB, enrolled for Winter quarter, UCSB
2002 UC Santa Barbara summer field course teaching Assistant: 3 weeks
mapping Tertiary volcanic rocks in the Frenchman Lake area, Plumas County,
2002 Dissertation Research: 6 weeks mapping in Cretaceous Alisitos arc
terrane, Baja California, Mexico (supported by a GSA Penrose Grant).
2000 Williams College: Geomorphology course: mapping of glacial landforms.
2001 Introduction to GIS (Williams College);
2000 Undergraduate honors thesis: Field work in Madagscar.
2000 Indiana University Geologic Field School: 5 week mapping course,
1999 University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand (semester abroad): Geologic
mapping course and Structural Geology course, Professor Richard Sibson
AWARDS AND HONORS
Sigma Xi, Williams College Chapter
Degree with Honors, Deans List (6 semesters), Cum Laude: Williams
Cox, R., Coleman, D., DeOreo, S., Chokel, C., and Wooden, J., in prep.,
U-Pb age distributions from zircon overgrowths date end-Proterozoic metamorphism
in central Madagascar and suggest metamorphic rates.
Cox, R., Coleman, D., DeOreo, S., Collins, A., Kroner, A., and Wooden,
J., in prep., Detrital zircon evidence for two continental sedimentary
sequences in central Madagascar.