Professor of Geophysics

Research Interests

  • Processes of remanence acquisition in igneous rocks and the origin of associated magnetic anomalies
  • Application of paleomagnetic/anomaly data to crustal accretionary processes
  • Quantitative analysis of silicate and magnetic fabrics in cumulate rocks
  • Studies of past geomagnetic field variations, particularly intensity fluctuations


  • B.A., Washington and Lee University
  • B.S., Washington and Lee University
  • PhD, UCSD, Scripps Institution of Oceanography