I am an assistant professor in the Geosciences Research Division (Earth Section) at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego. My research interests are igneous petrology, high-temperature geochemistry, and microstructural studies of mafic and ultramafic rocks.
Some current research projects in my group:
Abnormal grain growth indicated by olivine tablets in xenoliths from the Wyoming Craton
(collaborators: Yuval Boneh, Ben Parks, Greg Hirth, Alberto Saal)
Lower crust beneath the Mojave Desert (Lonnie Hufford, Sarah Perry)
Trace element geochemistry in lower crustal xenoliths from San Quintin volcanic field, Baja California, Mexico (Rachel Bernard)
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