EDUCATION:
Ph.D., 2006, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia

M.Eng., 2000, Cornell University, College of Engineering, Ithaca, New York

M.S., 1999, Columbia University, School of Engineering and Applied Science, New York, New York

B.A., 1997, Whittier College, Whittier, California

APPOINTMENTS:
University of Southern California – Associate Professor, Los Angeles, California, February 2015 – present

University of Southern California – Assistant Professor, Los Angeles, California, March 2009 – February 2015

University of Calgary – Research Associate, Calgary, Alberta, November 2008 – March 2009

Rice University – Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Houston, Texas August 2006 – March 2009

University of British Columbia –  NSERC Postdoctoral Fellow, Vancouver, British Columbia, August 2006-August 2008

Monash University – Teaching Staff and Visiting Research Scientist, Melbourne, Australia, March 2003-March 2006

Dynamic Graphics, Inc. – Technical Specialist/Geophysicist, Alameda, California, May 2001-March 2003

United States Geological Survey – Contract Geophysicist, Menlo Park, California, May 2000-May 2001

AWARDS:
NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program  – awarded 2011-2015

National Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) – Postdoctoral Fellowship Award, 2006-2008

Australian Government International Postgraduate Research Scholarship – awarded 2003-2006

Cornell University Geological Science Merit Scholarship – awarded 1999

Society of Exploration Geophysicists Graduate Scholarship – awarded 1999

Columbia University Henry Krumb School of Mines Fellow – awarded 1997-1998

Whittier College John Greenleaf Whittier Merit Scholar – awarded 1993-1997

SYNERGISTIC ACTIVITIES:
Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, Associate Editor 2011-present

NSF Earthscope National Seminar Series, invited speaker – 2010-2011

NSF Earthscope Transportable Array Working Group, chair – 2010-2012

NSF Earthscope Transportable Array Working Group, committee member – 2009-2012

IRIS PASSCAL Standing Committee, committee member – 2010-2013

IRIS Education and Public Outreach Standing Committee, committee member – 2013-present

Sally Ride Science Festival, “Earthquakes in the Oceans: Where, Why, and What Happens?” instructor – Rice University, October 2006

Seismological Society of America, member, 2006-present

Geological Society of Australia, member 2003-present

American Geophysical Union, member 1995-present

Geological Society of America, member 1995-present