Curriculum Vitae


  • Teaching Assistant Professor, Department of Geology and Geological Engineering, Colorado School of Mines. Fall 2021 onwards.
  • Teaching Assistant Professor, Boone Pickens School of Geology, Oklahoma State University. 2017-21.
  • Teaching Fellow, Research School of Earth Sciences (RSES), Australian National University (ANU). February 2015-July 2017.
  • Sessional Lecturer and Demonstrator, RSES, ANU. July 2010 – October 2014
  • PhD Scholar, RSES, ANU. 2010-2014.


  • PhD (Earth Sciences), Australian National University,  2014 
    • Thesis: Redox conditions in the cratonic lithosphere and implications for metasomatism.
    • Supervisory Panel: Greg Yaxley, Hugh O’Neill, Richard Arculus, Vadim Kamenetsky
  • BSc (Honours) (Geology), Australian National University, 2009
    • Thesis: Behaviour of chalcophile elements during magnetite fractionation in arc magmas. 
    • Supervisor: John Mavrogenes
  • BSc (Geosciences/Chemistry), Monash University, Australia, 2008
  • BEng (Honours) (Chemical), Monash University, Australia, 2008

Awards, Grants and Scholarships

  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA), 2017.
  • Winner, KSW Campbell Award for Outstanding Teaching Contribution, Research School of Earth Sciences, Australian National University.
  • Nominated for 2016 ANU Colleges of Science Early Career Award for Teaching Excellence
  • 25th IGC Fund (Australian Academy of Science/Geological Society of Australia) Travel Grant to attend the 35th IGC in Cape Town, South Africa to the value of $3000AUD.
  • Australian National University Early Career Researcher Travel Grant, 2016 – $3000AUD to attend the International Geologic Congress in Cape Town, South Africa.
  • Deep Carbon Observatory Modelling and Visualization Workshop, Washington D.C., May 2015. Full funding to attend the workshop.
  • Deep Carbon Observatory Summer School, Big Sky, Montana, July 2014. Travel grant to the value of $2500USD.
  • Australian Synchrotron Beamtime AS131/XFM/5722, Co-Proposer for 3 days beamtime in February 2013.
  • Geochemical Society Goldschmidt Travel Grant 2012 – $1000CAD.
  • ANU Vice-Chancellor’s HDR Travel Grant 2012 – $1000AUD to attend the Goldschmidt Conference in Montreal, Canada.
  • Australian Synchrotron Beamtime AS122/XFM/4803, Co-Proposer for 3 days beamtime in July 2012.
  • Australian National University PhD Scholarship – May 2011 to August 2013.
  • Australian National University Supplementary Scholarship – May 2011 to August 2013.
  • Australian Synchrotron Beamtime AS111/XFM/3160, Co-Proposer for 3 days beamtime in March 2011.


Presentations and Abstracts

Teaching Experience

Membership in Professional Societies

  • American Geophysical Union (since 2013)
  • Geochemical Society (since 2010)
  • National Association of Geoscience Teachers (since 2016)

Service to the Research School

  • Member of the Education Review Committee, 2016-17.
  • Development and delivery of induction programs for first year science students, 2016-17.
  • Chair of the Student Forum (2011-12) – represented the graduate student community in discussions with the school administration and academic leadership as well as building up the community.
  • Member of the Liaison Committee in the search for a new School Director, 2012.
  • Member of the Honours/Masters Discussion Group, 2012.
  • Convenor of the Student Colloquium, 2010-2011.
  • Co-Convenor of the RSES Student Conference, 2010.

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