Former Students

PhD Students

John Hora 2009 Post-doc, Gottingen University, Germany
Brian Jicha 2006 Associate Research Scientist/WiscAr Lab Manager, UW-Madison
Michael Smith 2006 Assistant Professor, Northern Arizona University

MS Students

Daniel Murray 2011 Wisconsin State Geological Survey
Sarah Siewert 2011 Geologist BP, Houston
Kate Smith 2010 Chemist, Wisconsin State Hygiene Lab
Sara Greene 2009 Geologist Exxon, Houston
Melissa Harper 2003 Geologist BP, Houston
Justin Gosses 2006 Geologist, BP, Houston
Lauren Chetel 2004 Geologist, BP Aberdeen UK
Miriam Barquero-Molina 2003 Assistant Professor, University of Missouri-Columbia
Brian Jicha 2002 WiscAr Geochronology lab manager
Monica Relle 2001 High school science teacher, Maine

Undergraduates
Senior thesis and lab assistants

Alexandra Macho 2012 Graduate student, University of Arizona
Stephanie Massignan 2012
Dylan Colon 2011 PhD student, University of Oregon
Sarah Siewert 2009 MS UW-Madison 2011; Geologist, BP Houston, TX
Bill Cassata 2007 PhD UC Berkeley 2012; Scientist, Lawrence Livermore Nat. Lab.
Ben Kirby 2005 MS, The Ohio State University 2008
Brian Allen 2005
Shasta Marreo 2004 cosmogenic nuclides; now postdoc at Edinburgh Univ. , U.K.
Lynette Kleinsasser 2004 MS program Archeology, U. Kansas
Alissa Naymark 2002 High school science teacher

Visitors or Clients from Other Institutions
2002 to present

  • John Tarduno (Rochester University)
  • Luis Lara (SERNAGEOMIN, Chile)
  • Cristian Panaiotu (University of Bucharest, Romania)
  • Paola Petrosino (University of Naples, Italy)
  • Patricia Mothes (Instituto Geofísico, Escuela Politécnica Nacional, Ecuador)
  • Fabrizio Marra (National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology, Italy)
  • Carles Clemente (Institute of Earth Sciences, Spain)
  • Patricia Sruoga (CONICET-SEGEMAR, Argentina)
  • Maxwell Brown (Potsdam University, Germany)
  • Joshua Feinberg (University of Minnesota)
  • Will Clyde (University of New Hampshire)
  • Benjamin Edwards (Dickinson College)
  • Esteban Gazel (Virginia Tech)
  • Graham Andrews (Cal State Bakersfield)
  • Brandon Browne (Cal State Fullerton)
  • Jose Cembrano (University Catolica, Chile)
  • Chao Ma (PhD student, UW-Madison)
  • Stuart Guilder (University of Munich, Germany)
  • Kenneth Hoffman (Cal Poly San Luis Obispo)
  • Michael Garcia (University of Hawaii)
  • J. Michael Rhodes (University of Massachussetts)
  • Amir Sandler (Geological Survey of Israel)
  • Phil Shane (Auckland University, New Zealand)
  • Paul Alexandre (Queen’s University, Canada)
  • Frank Trusdell (USGS)
  • Janok Bhattacharya (University of Houston)
  • Nancy Riggs (Northern Arizona University)
  • Tibor Dunai (University of Cologne)
  • Kelly Russell (University of British Columbia)
  • Peter Marchev (Bulgarian Academy of Sciences)
  • William Rose (Michigan Tech)
  • Frank Brown (University of Utah)
  • Lauren Birgenheier (University of Utah)
  • Emlio Herrera-Bervera (University of Hawaii)
  • Michelle Coombs (USGS, Anchorage)
  • Barbara Carrapa (University of Wyoming)
  • Patricia Fryer (University of Hawaii)
  • Claire Lukens (PhD student, University of Wyoming)
  • Gerhard Worner (Professor, Gottingen University, Germany)
  • Ilya Bindeman (Professor, University of Oregon)
  • Jim Walker (Professor, Northern Illinois University)
  • Laurie Brown (Professor, University of Massachusetts, Amherst)
  • Herve Guillou (Research Scientist, CNRS-CEA, Gif-sur-Yvettte, France)
  • Peter Wilf (Professor, Penn State University)
  • Sue Kay (Professor, Cornell University)
  • Moshe Inbar (Professor, Haifa University, Israel)
  • Jade Star Lackey (Pomona College)
  • Ned Brown (Western Washington University)
  • Lisa Park Boush (Professor, University of Connecticut)
  • Eric Christensen (Professor, BYU)
  • Cam Davidson (Professsor, Carelton College, MN)
  • John Craddock (Professor, Macalester College, MN)
  • Ray Rogers (Professor, Macalester College, MN)
  • Jean Claude Thouret (Blaise Pascal Univ., Clermont-Ferrand, France)
  • Anthony Koppers, (Research Professor, Oregon State University)
  • Gordon Medaris (Professor Emeritus, UW-Madison)
  • Karin Brown, 2007 (senior thesis, Carleton College, MN)
  • Madalyn Blondes, 2006 (PhD, Yale University)
  • Morgan Salisbury (PhD student at Oregon State University)
  • Rudiger Escobar-Wolf, 2005-06 (MS, Michigan Tech)
  • Steven Clipperton, 2005 (senior thesis, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, CA)
  • Jessica Albrecht, 2004 (MS, Northern Illinois University)
  • Kirstin O’Connell, 2004 (senior thesis, Carelton College, MN)
  • Amanda Miller, 2002 (senior thesis, University of Puget Sound, WA)
  • Tiffany Baxter, 2003 (MS, UW-Milwaukee)
  • Merida Keatts, 2003 (MS, Kent State University, Ohio)
  • Genet Duke, 2003 (PhD, South Dakota School of Mines)
  • Kenneth Davis, 2002 (senior thesis, College of William & Mary