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Physical Geology > Curricula Vitae

Instructors

  • Dr. Sarah Laughlin

    Education

      • PhD in Geology, 2002-2009, Washington State University, Pullman, WA
      • MS in Geology, 1999-2002, Ball State University, Muncie, IN
      • BA in Geology, 1995-1999, SUNY College at Geneseo, Geneseo, NY

    Experience

    • Research/Laboratory Technical/Teaching Assistant – Washington State University.   Research duties included documentation of shock deformed rocks and minerals by performing experiments, researching geology publications and writing technical reports.  Laboratory Technical duties included preparing rock samples for ICP-MS analysis.  Teaching duties included teaching Earth History and Evolution lecture (Historical Geology), laboratory classes in Earth History and Evolution, Physical Geology, Sedimentology, and a Geologic Summer Field course. Head TA position included organizing curriculum for Physical Geology labs.

       

      Teaching Assistant – Ball State University.  Duties included teaching laboratory classes in Physical and Historical Geology.  I also assisted with the Geologic Summer Field course and the Mineralogy laboratory.

       

      Undergraduate Teaching Assistant – SUNY College at Geneseo.  Duties included teaching laboratory classes in Physical Geology.

       

    Publications

    • Peer-Reviewed Publications

      Huson S. A., Foit F. F. Jr., Watkinson A. J., and Pope M. C., 2009,Rietveld analysis of X-ray powder diffraction patterns as a potential tool for the identification of impact-deformed carbonate rocks: Meteoritics and Planetary Science, v. 44, p. 1695-1706.

       

      Huson S. A., Pope M. C., Watkinson A. J., and Foit F. F. Jr., 2011, Deformational features and impact-generated breccia from the Sierra Madera impact structure, west Texas: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 213, no. 1-2, p. 371-383.

       

      Non Peer-Reviewed Publications

      Huson, S. A., 2006, Field Trip Guide to the Sierra Madera Impact Structure: Impact in the Field Studies Group.

       

      Published Abstracts/Papers Presented at Professional Meetings

      Brissette, N.O., Dorch, G.A., Huson, S.A., Karls, D.G., and Fluegeman, R.H., 2001, Planktonic Foraminiferal Biostratigraphy of the Miocene Low Layton Volcanics, Portland, Jamaica: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 33, no. 4, p. 24.

       

      Dennie, D., Elmore, R. D., Huson, S. A., and Madden, M. E., 2007, Paleomagnetism of the Sierra Madera impact structure, Texas: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 39, no. 6, p. 372.

       

      Huson, S., Pope, M., Foit, F. Jr., and Watkinson, A., 2007a, X-ray powder diffraction as a tool for the identification of impact deformed rocks: America Geophysical Union Annual Meeting, #U23A-0862.

      Huson, S. A., Pope, M. C., Foit, F. F. Jr., and Watkinson, A. W., 2007b, Immiscibility Features Between Silica-rich and Carbonate-rich Material from the Sierra Madera Impact Structure (abstract #1817) 38th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference. CD-ROM.

       

      Huson S. A., Foit F. F. Jr., and Pope M. C, 2006a, X-ray diffraction study at Sierra Madera impact structure, West Texas: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v., 38, no. 3, p. 81. 

       

      Huson S. A., Foit F. F. Jr., and Pope M. C., 2006b, Comparison of shock-deformed carbonate samples to unshocked carbonate samples using X-ray powder diffraction: America Geophysical Union Annual Meeting, #MR51B-0966.

       

      Huson S. A., Foit F. F. Jr., Watkinson A. J., and Pope M. C., 2006c, X-ray diffraction powder patterns and thin section observations from the Sierra Madera impact structure (abstract #2377) 37th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference. CD-ROM. 

       

      Huson, S. A. and Pope, M. C., 2005, Current research at the Sierra Madera impact crater, West Texas: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 37, no. 6, p. 5.

       

      Huson S. A., Pope M. C., Watkinson A. J., and Foit F. F. Jr., 2005, Possible planar elements in zircon as an indicator of peak impact pressures from the Sierra Madera impact crater, West Texas (abstract #2048) 36th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference. CD-ROM. 

       

      Huson, S.A., Wegweiser, M.D., and Fluegeman, R.H., 2001, A Higher Resolution Structural Interpretation of the Southwest Part of Elk Basin Anticline, Bighorn Basin, Wyoming: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 33, no. 6, p. 151.