University of Minnesota
1114 Kirby Dr., Heller Hall 223
Duluth, MN 55812
Tel. (218) 726-8486
Lab: (218) 726-7491
Fax: (218) 726-8275


Continental tectonics, metamorphic petrology, structural geology, isotope geochemistry and thermochronology. Continental growth during convergent-margin and collisional orogenesis. Active research in Transantarctic Mountains and East Antarctic shield of Antarctica, Neoarchean Superior province in Minnesota, Proterozoic provinces of southwestern US.

NEW! New York Times Scientist-at-Work blogs of field work in Antarctica in 2010-11.

Companion blogs by Jeff Vervoort.


University of California, Los Angeles, Ph.D.
University of Montana, Missoula, M.S.
Carleton College, B.A. (Honors)