in Earth and Space Sciences, University of Washington, 2003
in Geological Sciences, SUNY Albany, 1997
in Geological Sciences, SUNY Albany, 1995
Currently active projects include studies of ocean-crustal faulting, the dynamics of continental rifting, evolution of forearc basins and accretionary prisms, and mudrock microstructure. Also many projects involve sailing on research vessels to study active spreading centers in various corners of the globe.