Date and Place of Birth:  July 19, 1954, Providence, R.I.


Address:          Department of Geological Sciences

                        University of Oregon

                        Eugene  OR     97403-1272

                        (541) 346 4323  (work)

                        (541) 484 2504


Interests:          Volcanology, igneous petrology, crystallization and vesiculation kinetics,  lava flow emplacement, geologic hazards


Education:       B.A. Honors in Geology/Biology, Middlebury College, VT, 1976

                        M.Sc. 1st class honors, Victoria University, New Zealand, 1979

                        Ph.D. The Johns Hopkins University, MD, 1986


Honors:           1976    Phi Beta Kappa, Middlebury College

1976    Fulbright Scholarship for study in New Zealand

1976    Charles B. Allen Award for scholarship and athletics

1982    Group Cash Award, Mount St. Helens observation and monitoring

1987    Elected to Sigma Xi

2003    Distinguished Professor, College of Arts and Sciences

2006    AGU VGP Bowen Award

2007   APEX Awards Grand Award for Writing [awarded to an issue of

             the Phi Kappa Phi Forum to which I was a contributor]

2007    Elected Philip H. Knight Professor of Natural Sciences

2008      Honorary Doctor of Science, Middlebury College [notified

Aug 2007; to be awarded 2008]


Employment History:

                        U.S.G.S., Woods Hole, 1979-1981

                        U.S.G.S., Cascades Volcano Observatory, 1981-1982

                                                         summers 1983-1985

                        Princeton University, Asst. Professor, 1986-1991

                        Princeton University Geology Field Camp (YBRA), summers 1987-1991

                        University of Oregon, Assoc. Professor, 1991-1997

                                                         Full Professor, 1997

                                                         Head of Department, 2007-2010


Membership in Professional Societies

American Geophysical Union

Geological Society of America

IAVCEI (member of Volcanogenic Sediments Working Group, Explosive Volcanism Working Group)